Suns vs. Pelicans Score, Takeaways 2022 Latest Updates: Chris Paul's fourth-quarter wizardry helps Phoenix take 2-1 series lead

Suns vs. Pelicans score, takeaways: Chris Paul's fourth-quarter wizardry helps Phoenix take 2-1 series lead

Despite the absence of leading scorer and All-Star Devin Booker, the Phoenix Suns secured a 114-111 road win over the New Orleans on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round matchup

Suns guard and future Hall of Famer Chris Paul was simply phenomenal down the stretch, scoring 19 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to fend off the pesky Pelicans, while dishing out a game-high 14 assists

Deandre Ayton was a beast inside, putting up 28 points and 17 rebounds to go with three steals and a block, while Mikal Bridges added 17 points and went 9-for-9 from the free throw line, making some clutch ones down the stretch

The Pelicans were led by 34 points and seven rebounds from Brandon Ingram, while his running mate CJ McCollum added 30 points and seven assists

Game 4 will take place on Sunday in New Orleans, but before we get to that, let's take a look at four key takeaways from Game 3 followed by a recap of our live updates from the evening

Through three quarters, Paul had nine points and had largely looked to set up his teammates while staying within the offense

When the fourth quarter came around and the game was close, however, Paul went to work in the way only he can

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