The Suns beat the Clippers in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
The Phoenix Suns are encouraged with the progress of Chris Paul and are hopeful that he will clear the COVID-19 health and safety protocols at some point early in the Western Conference finals, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Paul is quarantining in Los Angeles and has been symptoms-free since testing positive for COVID-19 last week, sources said.
Game 2 is tomorrow. Game 3 – the latest that could be considered early in the series – is Thursday.
Paul was reportedly vaccinated, which would make him more likely to remain asymptomatic and allow him a path to return sooner.