Father Time is undefeated. If you had to know one fact about the NBA and professional sports, in general, that might be the very most important one.
It’s not a comfortable reality. In fact, it’s quite difficult to watch our favorite athletes decline. After all, professional athletes feel like superhuman entities to us mere mortals. We understand what we’re watching them do, we just can’t imagine how they could possibly be capable of doing it.
Sadly, professional athletes are not superhuman. They are people like you or me – they just happen to be better at sports. If you asked Chris Paul, for example, he’d tell you the same.
In the 2021-22 postseason, the Point God appeared to be coming down to earth. Paul’s longevity in the NBA has been remarkable.
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Still, at 37, it shouldn’t come as a shock to anybody if he’s not what he used to be next season.
Meanwhile, his Phoenix Suns have an otherwise-young core. Here’s a deal that has them turning an eye to the future ahead of the 2022-23 season.