Paul had just delivered a performance that put him in rare company, but he zeroed in on his unsuccessful moments and not the successes that led the
He looked past his 42 points, 15 assists and six steals that made him the first
He looked past those numbers that left Paul and
No, Chris Paul had other things on his mind after the Clippers home season opener.
"I'm looking at the stat sheet for the first time and I noticed I had six turnovers," Paul said.
That's the first thing he saw, Paul was asked.
What about going 12-for-20 from the field, 16-for-17 from the free-throw line? What about the 15 points he scored in the fourth quarter to keep the Warriors at bay?
"Yeah, but I had six turnovers and I didn't give us an opportunity to score," Paul responded. "At the end of the day, as a point guard, you evaluate yourself on wins and losses. I'm not big on turnovers. I hate turnovers."
"He was awesome," Rivers said about Paul.