The Phoenix Suns defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 84-80 in Game 4, with a 3-1 lead.
Chris Paul, who finished with 18 points and seven assists, was not ready to look forward to the NBA Finals.
“Not until the work is done. Not until the work is done,” Paul said. “We can talk about it then, but at the moment it’s just a laser focus. Three wins do not win the series, so we have now done what we came here to do. We wanted to get one of them, and now we have to stay focused and be ready to go back to our crowd. ‘
Deandre Ayton added 19 points, 22 rebounds and four blocks in the game.
Ayton praised Paul’s impact on his career thereafter.
“I like CP, man. It’s really the only teammate who really pushed me. Like a big-bro type of pressure. I think he was the best thing that happened to my career. I can say that every day. , “said Ayton.
Monty Williams also maintained his perspective in the series, saying the Suns will have to improve to beat a desperate Clippers team in Game 5.
“Yes, we’re one win away from where we want to go, but we need to watch the movie, prepare even better and step by step bump the rock over the next few days so we can be better if we play this team again. “because we know we’re going to see a desperate team.”