My sadness for Chris Paul is 'inescapable' - Stephen A. | SC with SVP

Joylandi 20-Iyl, 2021
Stephen A. Smith and Michael Wilbon discuss what Chris Paul, Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns should take away from their run to the 2021 .



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  • Trade Ben Simmons to the SUNS for CP3 and Crowder. Booker with Ayton, Simmons, Bridges, Johnson and Paul with Embiid, Tobias, Curry and Shake balances out both teams and is the perfect trade. SUNS need more size and 76ers need a PG who can shoot from anywhere. Adding Paul would make 76ers the favorite with Bucks and Nets in the east. Paul’s ppg on the year is identical to Ben’s and his contract should be structured to be the same as Ben’s next year considering his finals production and the outcome

  • Lebron jinxed him🤣😂

  • The suns made a great playoffs, they should been proud of reach finals, no regret stand tall, milwaukee was reachin the champ, since 3 years earlier, so they have learned, suns was their first appeareance since so long, so the only thing i might say is, thanks suns, thanks bucks u gave us an amazing series, hope i can see u again in a rematch

  • Giannis is a piece of work.

  • Screw CP3. He flopped his way to the Finals. He almost hurt Giannis too!

  • NBA DENIED CP3 HIS RING!!!!!!!....... REFS FAVORED THE BUCKS!!!!!!!

  • Lol, CP3 is like carmelo, they more about getting paid than the championship.... If he was about championships he would have been to 4 finals by now.

  • Is anybody baffled at the word inescapable 😂😂😂😂😂 what a word lmaooo

  • I hope Chris Paul becomes a coach and wins multiple championships as a coach, if he doesn't do it in his playing career

  • I'm glad bucks won. Period.

  • My sadness for Stephen A hairline is inescapable.

  • Good for him… thats what you get for eliminating my LAKERS

  • Chris to many turnovers last games. Booker weak and lost the ball in last quarters last 2 games plus tryingto shoot over a f tree shouldpass that ball. The koby comparison we hearing f up his head. Can't compare a lion to a cat.. Wanted sun's to win but they really f up last 3 games

  • J Crowder.. Last year with Heat, and this year with Suns. Bad coincidence for him to be so close to win the ring and not getting it. 🤔🤔

  • He went home to his mansion... I am not that sad for him.

  • Chris Paul deserves everything he's got. 😂 😂 😂

  • They could not guard Giannis at all😂

  • Congrats to all the bucks fans and there organization they did it.. coming from a die hard bulls fan it was an amazing run the Bucks this season.. with that being said I absolutely agree with SAS this was Chris Paul last chance to get a ring 💍 and he’s team choked

  • cp3 lakers will get you a chip SUNS SUCK an only got there from injuries

  • Chris ran into Giannis just like Iverson ran into Shaq.

  • Great series. Great suspense every game. Games were close and came down to the smallest of things. I really enjoyed the series.

  • Chris Paul only chance now of winning a Championship is by joining a super team He wouldn't get as much credit though had won it with the Suns.

  • Chris Paul needs to give up his leadership in the NBA to CURRY

  • I am really sad for him too. It's heartbreakings

  • Sadness. I’m sure he’s fine with his millions.

  • Oh I'm so sad for millionaire ballplayer with his beautiful wife and lovely family. He'll be fine his legacy is not effected ring or not. Plus he's got allstate commercial on TV. Yeah he's so sad

  • Everytime the bucks logo gives wilbon antlers I die...

  • People, please give some respect. These players are all top notch whether you believe it or not. They have made millions while you sit at home full of sarcastic and sadistic remarks… let them play. Let them enjoy the job they love. I wanted my team to win , but am proud of the Bucks as well. Job well done boys, number 1 and 2 team in the country!

  • Chris has to join a superstar, an already built contender team!!!! Or else he is finished!

  • You know what's amazing & such an eye opener about causal fans: When Toronto beat the Warriors in 2019 for the title, 2 things: 1: NOBODY elevated Kawhi Leonard's ALL-TIME status & greatness 2: NOBODY called out Steph Curry for not stepping up when it mattered most (go check his game 6 numbers) The ONLY theme was: -KD & Klay were hurt & if they play the series, Toronto doesn't win Notice how Giannis won his title &: -EVERYONE is elevating him & his ALL-TIME status -EVERYONE is knocking Chris Paul NOBODY is talking about the real theme: -If Kyrie doesn't get hurt, the Bucks do not win anything You can clearly see the average fan is a day to day, moment to moment fan

  • If anyone in this comment section had Brooklyn going to the Finals (and possibly winning the title) BEFORE the season begin, after the season ended & before the series against the Bucks (and we know most of you did) & you're in here praising the Bucks, you just clearly have no standards, morals and don't really care about the "game"...you just care about "moments" And for any/all Laker fans, if you are in here knocking the Suns because you think they wouldn't have been in the Finals if AD was healthy but vouching for the Bucks knowing they only won because Brooklyn was hurt, then you guys are also characters that just care about "moments" and not the "game"

  • Ayton crumbled like a cookie when gianiss pimped him

  • he always has jake from statefarm

  • F CHRIS PAUL

  • If you have to count on injuries to get you to the finals you're probably not in a good situation. A healthy Laker team, a healthy Clippers team and a healthy Warriors team are going to be very tough to beat. Add to that a more experienced Mavericks team and Phoenix is facing a battle getting to the finals next year.

  • 🤣🤣🤣🤣 so what. Everybody goes through the same thing and yall trash them. I dnt want to hear that.

  • Im done hearing how the suns neever were expected to get to the finals. They would be first round exits of the lakers were healthy and if somehow they miraculously beat the lakers healthy they were not beating the clippers to took them to 6.

  • As a Suns fan, I'm just happy for a winning season. I'm happy for a playoff run. It's okay to not win, it's okay to fail. We will see where they fall next season.

  • Cp3 will never ever win a championship - they stretching to the moon and back on his career and he got swept 🧹 losing four in a row, Phoenix never had a chance to win, not sure why cp3 even on the trade table for any team - 🤷🏿‍♂️

  • So just forget about Devin booker rite ....?

  • Why so sad ? Just a year ago everyone was saying his career was over he was just two games away from being a champion how many other players can say that

  • Cp3 had his chance and now for his age it will be impossible to win a championship next season cuz of the level of competitive teams out there. Suns got lucky this season to be in the finals and they blew it so back to Lakers nation next year. GO LAKERS!!!

  • Stephen A. Get your response wright. Sadness, really? Chris Paul. Said it himself over a week ago, this is only basketball a sport. People in America getting shot and killed every night and racesism, that's sadness. This is only a disappointed to CP3. this man is a millionaire. And made more money in the play offs and championship game then any of us will see in a lifetime. and for the rest of the players on Arizona. Booker and others thay tried.

  • Lots of love for Steven A and michael w but one thing very obvious, you guys looked like you just came out of funeral. Praise Giannis first and then talk all you want about chris. Analysts can show their favoritism, oh maybe Gianni is not black enough since he wasn't born in usa

  • Nobody cares

  • Trade chris Paul to the wnba.

  • He'll sign with LAL

  • Chris Paul had the LOWEST plus/minus of any player in the finals and didn't deserve to win the chip based on his quality of play. This is also just more proof that CP is NOT a top 5 point guard all-time. People need to stop with that recency bias nonsense.

  • Stephen A. STFU!🤨

  • I'm thoroughly enjoying how Wilbon gets antlers every few moments

  • Cliff paul has a better legacy🤡🤡🤡

  • Bucks now won Back to Back championships Tampa Bay Bucs, Milwaekee Bucks in 2021, what drought

  • Stephen a. Sounds normal when he's loosing his voice

  • oh please. I guess he'll just have to go enjoy his $200 million net worth. I feel soooo sorry this pansy didn't win a title

  • I actually Like both team Clippers, and Sun until CP3 Moment at the end of that game, him mouthing off at the fans. He got what he deserves, I actually only saw 1/2 of game 6, I couldnt stand watching to see CP3 play any more. I feel for Booker and the rest of the team, The championship was all their till they lost their focus.

  • Some players are not destined to win a championship. Chris Paul is on that list.

  • The series was lost in game 4 when Chris Paul turned the ball over

  • Paul is the dirtiest player in the league .so glad he didn’t win , so how do he do it the right way

  • Maybe if he actually played basketball instead of flopping all the time, he might win a championship like giannis. He even taught his whole team how to flop. Smh

  • Not sad at all. His attitude has always been salty and bitter with other players. Never liked him. And he's NOT a point god. Stop it!

  • Ayton is just entirely too soft.

  • I like how they ignore how CP3 play poorly the last four games of the Finals. Making turnovers at a critical moment and not showing up when he need to. CP3 is a great player but he is not a leader.

  • He is a healthy, famous millionaire Hall of Fame basketball player with a beautiful family and half his life ahead of him. Not sure there is anything to be "sad" about.

  • I'm taking curry, Irving, and dame , rondo over Paul any day all day!! Bucks got it done.

  • Chris paul was lookin for fouls instead of hoopin. That’s why they lost

  • No one on the Suns team is going to feel good or look fondly at just making it to the finals and losing. Respect to them all but the guidance counselor mentality ain't working.

  • Chris Paul y'all had it y'all just choke

  • So many greats and hall of fame don't have a ring. It is never granted. He has the choice to stay, reinforce his team or do a KD LBJ move to get a ring.

  • now he knows how Karl Malone & John Stockton feels.

  • Ayton’s complete milk carton performance in this series is reminiscent of Richard Dumas and most recently James Harden with OKC.

  • Let’s not forget that Smith is a racist!!!

  • "At 36, you can't help but think THIS IS IT." Winning the championship as the #1 guy on the team, sure. But I don't think it's over for CP3. Contenders want him even more now. As an older player, he's going to be a great 2nd or 3rd best player for a team with a chance at the championship.

  • Not all great players win championships unless you form a super team in todays NBA, shots fired🔫. Congrats to Giannis for the love of the game and his team.

  • BLACKS WE ARE GOD CHOSEN PEOPLE THE REAL HEBREW ISRAELITES OF THE BIBLE RESEARCH NO PORK LOBSTERS CRABS NO CATFISH WOMAN CANT WEAR PANTS.

  • Im a bucks fan , but the suns were my second favorite team all season long . I have no sadness for him 1. Because my bucks won! And 2. Because cp3 didn't ball out like he needed to

  • They wouldn’t even be in the finals if the lakers were healthy, this was their chance at getting a ring.

  • Hate to say but the window for CP3 to get a ring has closed.

  • Profound sadness?1? It's a freaking basketball game you big forehead biach.

  • Sadness for Chris Paul, why? He's a top 20 PG all time... But please STOP with the top 10 Point God talk. They lost 4 in a row in the Finals, that's it.

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  • Sheeesh

  • scott van pelt is an excellent host

  • SVP looking like a orange

  • remember when devil stern nixed the cliff paul 2 the *lakers bac then. the association owned the hornets an stern pretti much made sure cliff would never win a ring.🥴🥴🥴

  • CP 3 was the Bucks second best player turning the ball over and choked !!!

  • I'm not sad for the nut punching flopper. The basketball gods have chosen to forsake him.

  • Cp gonna be having nightmares about this series for the rest of his days 💀 I really enjoyed this championship series both teams fought hard every game congratulations to the Bucks

  • Chris Paul is a CLOWN. Such a flopper and dirty player. He doesn’t deserve a ring

  • Chris paul you can get champ next season

  • Chris retire... U done... Sorry u got. To thr finals

  • I'd argue the suns would still be in it for game 7 if cp3 would've showed for game 3 or 4

  • Losing is part of the game but I feel him😇!

  • "His priority has always been winning the right way" meanwhile dude has starred in more crotch shot montages in his career than Patrick Beverley, Draymond Green, and every other "dirty" defensive player in history combined. Not to mention constantly undercutting players... and the good old flops.

  • Meteors go downwards.

  • This is karma for Chris Paul punching players in the nuts since College. And to lose in the promise land that is the Finals is the greatest despair he can experience. Beautiful.

  • Devin Booker's first postseason of his career was amazing. You can't ignore that.

  • I feel bad fpr cp3 but he had every thing set up for him after running thru the injury plagued west comf losing their best players up 2-0 & then he just didnt make the plays wen it mattered most also he ran into a force of nature in giannis

  • Iverson set the standard for how a smaller guard could be if they respect their game enough to speak for itself. no on-court dirty plays or sideways actions that made u question his character. Even tho he never got a chip he earned hof status while in uniform thru his unique playstyle, But cp3 is a shiesty player and he will be questioned when hof voting occurs. His on court antics are in-escapable. He has always been an " habitual linestepper "(-charlie murphy) and his game does not speak greatness like others. its full of questions like - was he ever the best point guard in the league during his career ? Was his impact on the two teams he spent the majority if his career with - a positive impact ? Was cp3 a dirty player ? Overall definantly a one of the better players in the league but, is he even a top ten point guard of nba history?

  • Come win a championship with us 💜💛

  • Gonna be REALLY tough for either team to make it back in the foreseeable future. I doubt the Nets, Lakers, and Clippers will all be crippled again. I'm so happy for Giannis though, he finally proved he can show up in the post season. He now belongs with the best in the league.