The ball was in Chris Paul’s hands with 35 seconds left and his team needed a bucket to tie or take the lead in Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
The Phoenix Suns — and the 11-time All-Star — wouldn’t have wanted it any other way.
The point guard did one crossover dribble to shake Milwaukee’s Jrue Holiday. Then he immediately did another to try and lose Giannis Antetokounmpo.
What happened next was not what the Suns or Paul expected. He just … fell down. The ball bounced away and so . . .