Chris Paul traveled with the Rockets on Friday, as he had throughout the regular season when he missed games with injuries. Paul had often said he considered it important to be with the team and vocal during games even when not playing. He is not, however, often confused for a cheerleader on the bench.
“More like a terrible coach than a cheerleader,” Rockets forward P.J. Tucker said.
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“It’s tough. I know it’s going to drive him crazy being on the sideline, but it’s part of being in the league.”