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Chris Paul’s ‘first call’ needs to be LeBron James after NBA Finals loss, per Magic Johnson

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If there’s something strange in your neighborhood after losing in the NBA Finals, who you gonna call? LeBron James.

Or at least according to NBA legend Magic Johnson. After the Phoenix Suns got axed by the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 on Tuesday, Magic made a bold suggestion for Chris Paul. He said if the veteran playmaker opts out of his contract, he should definitely make LeBron his “first call” to possibly join the Los Angeles Lakers.

It’s no secret that Paul and LeBron are tight friends. The King even sat courtside in Game 5 to support CP3. They have supported each other’s careers and endeavors outside the NBA.

Magic, who’s been heckled online for his obvious observations, pointed out that a trio of LeBron, Paul, and Anthony Davis would guarantee a title for the Lakers.

Magic’s suggestion was quite premature and even insensitive to a degree, especially since it came just seconds after Paul absorbed the painful Game 6 defeat.

But of course, Magic always wants the Lakers to have the edge. It should be noted as well that LeBron and CP3 have spent time together in past offseasons, so it wouldn’t be surprising if they do it again and vacation somewhere and have serious conversations about teaming up.

Chris Paul put up a valiant effort in Game 6, scoring a team-high 26 points on 11-of-19 shooting from the field. But clearly, his efforts weren’t enough against the Bucks. And if there’s someone who knows all about falling short in the NBA Finals, who you gonna call? LeBron James.