Midway through the fourth quarter and already up 23, it was clear the Suns were about the end the Clippers season on Wednesday night. Then Chris Paul brought the ball up, called for a pick to force a switch and get Marcus Morris on him, then drained a three over Morris to push the Suns lead to 118-92.
Patrick Beverley had been jawing with — and flagrantly fouling — Paul all series, and with that shot it all boiled over for Beverley, who took a cheap shot at Paul, shoving him in the back and knocking him to the ground.
On Thursday, Beverley Tweeted out an apology to Paul.
“Wasn’t meant for you?” Um… kind of clear it was meant for him.
That said, it is an apology.
It also should not save Beverely from the coming suspension from the league, which would be tacked on at the start of