VIDEO: Thunder’s Chris Paul completes an unusual play being on the receiving end of a lob in All-Star Game
When you think of Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Chris Paul and alley-oops, you usually imagine him being the one who dishes it to a high-flying big man. The Thunder veteran made a living dishing lobs to Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan during his time with the Lob City LA Clippers. However, he flipped the script when he soared for an incredible alley-oop slam during the 2020 All-Star Game.
The play was made possible by a perfect pass by Russell Westbrook. The two guards, who were traded for each other during the offseason, showcased a great connection between the two of them. However, what startled the crowd more was the fact that the Thunder playmaker still got a bit of elevation in him as he soared above Joel Embiid to catch the lob.
The Thunder couldn’t believe what happened either as they shared the video on their official Twitter account.
— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) February 17, 2020
It was a memorable moment that fans will remember the 35-year-old point guard by. After all, it’s only in the All-Star Game that you can see a point guard soaring for the slam.
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