Chris Paul was ruled out of the Golden State Warriors’ game against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night due to lower leg soreness. Paul exited the game in the first quarter after playing just five minutes and scoring three points. He was immediately evaluated by the Warriors’ training staff and was eventually ruled out for the remainder of the game.
Severity of Injury
The severity of Paul’s injury is unknown at this time. However, the fact that he was able to walk off the court under his own power suggests that it is not a serious injury. The Warriors are expected to provide an update on Paul’s status before their next game on Thursday.
Impact on Warriors
The loss of Paul is a significant blow to the Warriors. Paul is one of the Warriors’ most important players, and he is averaging 9.3 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 7.7 assists per game this season. Without Paul, the Warriors will be without their starting point guard and one of their primary playmakers.
What’s Next for Paul?
Paul is expected to undergo further evaluation in the coming days to determine the extent of his injury. It is possible that he could miss a few games, but the Warriors are hopeful that he will be able to return to the lineup soon.
- Paul has a history of lower leg injuries, so this is not the first time that he has missed time due to this type of injury.
- The Warriors are still dealing with a number of injuries, including Draymond Green and James Wiseman.
- The Warriors are currently 8-9 this season and are in 10th place in the Western Conference.
The loss of Chris Paul is a major setback for the Warriors. However, the Warriors are a deep team, and they have the talent to overcome this injury. The Warriors will need to step up and play without Paul if they want to be successful this season.