Chris Paul underwent surgery for a fracture in the third metacarpal, in the center of his right hand. He will be re-evaluated in 4-6 weeks.

Paul suffered the injury while defending Trail Blazers guard Gerald Henderson and was taken out of the game with 6:07 left in the third quarter of Game 4, which evened the series at 2-2.

He averaged 23.8 points and 7.8 assists through four games of the series and also served as the primary defender on Damian Lillard.