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Luka Doncic played it smart against Chris Paul’s flopping

Luka Doncic’s response to Chris Paul’s flopping speaks much about the Mavericks guard’s honest and competitive character.

Reem Abdalazem
Update:
Luka Doncic’s response to Chris Paul’s flopping speaks much about the Mavericks guard’s honest and competitive character.
Jerome MironUSA TODAY Sports

The Phoenix Suns fell to the Dallas Mavericks in Game 4 on Sunday, and Chris Paul had an unfortunate night finishing with just five points.

Paul had several fouls that frustrated both him and every Suns’ fan, especially now that the series is tied 2-2, and got him fouled out with just nine minutes left in the fourth quarter.

Mavericks’ Luka Doncic played a big role in Paul’s night to forget.

Doncic falls to floor after contact with Paul

In the last two seconds of the first half, Paul made contact with the Slovenian, only to see him drop to the floor.

Lil Wayne calls Luka Doncic “a ho”

Paul was whistled for his fourth foul on the court, which had a huge effect on how the rest of the game went.

American rapper, Lil Wayne, even took to twitter calling Doncic “a ho” after watching what looked like a soft hit bring him down to his knees.

Doncic’s reply to Paul is the smart play

Following the game, Paul asked Doncic if he had hit him strong enough as he made it seem. And the 23-year-old responded with absolute honesty:

No. But it was a smart play.”

And it absolutely was.

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