As Chris Paul dribbled out the clock final evening in Utah, with the Houston Rockets on the verge securing their 13th straight victory, the Point God high-fived a fan seated courtside. As it seems, the recipient the high-five was James Harden’s mother, and the act high-fiving somebody who’s standing out bounds constitutes a turnover – regardless how a lot time is left on the clock.
Despite the truth that the sport had already been determined, the ficial blew his whistle and gave the ball to the Jazz. Paul completed with 15 factors, seven assists, six rebounds and two turnovers, one which may’ve simply been averted had he waited 10 extra seconds to have fun with Harden’s mother.
After the sport, each gamers joked in regards to the incident.
Houston’s 96-85 victory over the Jazz final evening marks their 13th straight win, which retains them a half recreation up on the Golden State Warriors for the perfect document within the NBA. Paul and the Rockets, 47-13, will take to the courtroom tomorrow evening towards the Clippers as CP3 makes his return to Los Angeles to face his former staff. That recreation will air on ESPN at 10:30pm ET.