Luc Richard Mbah a Moute

Chris Paul's body has failed him before in playoffs; Rockets will try to eliminate Warriors without him

Chris Paul's body has failed him before in playoffs; Rockets will try to eliminate Warriors without him

If you have followed Chris Paul’s NBA career, you had seen this look before — a blank face hiding a boiling anger inside, frustration on the cusp of eruption.

Paul’s body, as it has before in the postseason, failed him Thursday night. Before the Rockets announced his fate, Paul knew. It was written all over his face.

Houston’s All-Star point guard will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against Golden State on Saturday, his team one win away from the NBA Finals, because of a strained right hamstring. Paul underwent an MRI exam Friday morning before the team ruled him out. Instead of staying behind in Houston for treatment, he joined his teammates on the trip to...

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