The Latest Injury Reports Suns’ Chris Paul (Updated: May. 11)

Christopher Emmanuel Paul (born May 6, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

So, what is Chris Paul’s injury?

Injury: Groin

Injury Status: Out

Updated (May. 11): 

Chris Paul (groin) is out in this one heading into Thursday night. He hasn’t played in the previous several games of this series, and his absence has been felt on both sides of the floor.

It will be fascinating to see if he is willing to sit out another game in a vital game six matchup.

Updated (May. 09): 

Chris Paul (groin) will not play in Tuesday’s Game 5 against the Nuggets, according to Duane Rankin of The Arizona Republic.

The team had previously stated that Paul was unlikely to be available owing to a left groin issue, so this revelation comes as no surprise.

Updated (May. 07): 

Chris Paul (groin) won’t play in Game 4 against the Nuggets on Sunday.

Updated (May. 05): 

Chris Paul (groin) will not play in Game 3 on Friday, according to The Arizona Republic’s Duane Rankin.

Paul suffered a left groin strain in the third quarter of Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals and was initially projected to miss at least one week before the Suns announced that they will examine Paul’s availability on a daily basis.

Meanwhile, Cameron Payne and Landry Shamet should get bigger roles. Paul’s next opportunity to play will be in Game 4 on Sunday.

Updated (May. 03): 

With just under five minutes left in the third quarter, Paul was boxing out Kentavious Caldwell-Pope when the Nuggets guard went up for an offensive rebound. Paul headed toward the bench and into the locker room shortly after the play.

According to reports, Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul will be re-evaluated in one week following an MRI on his groin injury.

The status of CP3 is ‘unknown’ when the series moves to Phoenix for Games 3 and 4.

Updated (May. 01): 

Chris Paul is ready for Monday’s game against the Nuggets.

Updated (Apr. 25): 

CP3 will play against the Clippers on Tuesday.

Updated (Apr. 09): 

Chris Paul (rest) will not appear in Sunday’s matchup against the Clippers.

Updated (Apr. 07): 

Chris Paul will play against the Lakers on Friday.

UPDATE (Mar. 14):

Chris Paul chipped in 11 points (5-13 FG, 0-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 5 rebounds, 11 assists and 1 steal across 30 minutes during Monday’s 123-112 loss to the Warriors.

UPDATE (Mar. 13):

Chris Paul amassed 16 points (6-13 FG, 2-9 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 16 assists, 6 rebounds and 1 steal across 39 minutes during Saturday’s 128-119 loss to the Kings.

UPDATE (Mar. 11):

Chris Paul will play against the Kings on Saturday.

UPDATE (Feb. 10):

In Thursday’s 116-107 loss to the Hawks, Paul scored 15 points (5-13 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 5-5 FT), grabbed five rebounds, gave out eight assists, blocked two shots, and stole three. He also played 33 minutes.

With Kevin Durant (knee) coming back and Devin Booker (groin) just coming back, the veteran point guard will have a lot of scorers around him, which could help him even more as a playmaker.

UPDATE (Feb. 09):

Chris Paul (hip) will play against the Hawks on Thursday.

UPDATE (Feb. 04):

The Phoenix Suns beat the Boston Celtics 106-94. This was the fourth loss in six games for the NBA’s best team, the Celtics.

Phoenix’s lead was cut from 20 points in the second quarter to just one by the end of the third, thanks to Chris Paul’s 15 points, eight assists, and six rebounds. The Suns started the fourth quarter with eight straight points to stop Boston from making a comeback.