Pool Report on Chris Paul’s Fifth and Sixth Fouls During Today’s Phoenix Suns at Dallas Mavericks Game

The Pool Report interview was conducted by Tim MacMahon (ESPN) with Crew Chief Kane Fitzgerald following tonight’s Suns and Mavericks game.   


QUESTION:  What was explanation for the fifth foul called on Chris Paul and the Suns unsuccessful challenge?

FITZGERALD:  Chris Paul veers into the path of the defender without giving him the opportunity to avoid contact so that is why it is an offensive foul.


QUESTION:  What is the explanation for the sixth foul called on Chris Paul?

FITZGERALD:  As Brunson jumps to get the rebound Chris Paul grabs his right wrist causing him to lose his balance in the air and fall backwards.