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NBA Finals Suns-Bucks WATCH: Chris Paul And Scott Foster Spoke Before Game 6

The Twitter account of ESPN’s SportsCenter posted a video of Chris Paul and Scott Foster speaking before Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday evening.

The Tweet with the video can be seen below. 

Paul has lost the last 12 playoff games when Foster has been a referee (see Tweet below from StatMuse). 

The Milwaukee Bucks were 4.5-point favorites in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night, according to FanDuel.

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Chris Godwin Rumors: Latest on Bucs WR’s Potential New Contract Ahead of Deadline | Bleacher Report

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There is reportedly hope that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can sign wide receiver Chris Godwin to a long-term contract extension prior to Thursday’s deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign extended deals.

Appearing on Sunday morning’s edition of SportsCenter, ESPN NFL insider Jeremy Fowler said there are “no new developments” as it relates to Godwin signing a new deal.

Fowler noted that the hope it will get done derives from Godwin making it clear he wants to be in Tampa over the long haul and chase more championships. Fowler added that the Bucs have shown a willingness to keep the team that won last season’s Super Bowl intact as well.

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Patrick Beverley suspended for Chris Paul shove

Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley is suspended one game without pay for shoving the Phoenix Suns’ Chris Paul during Game 6 of the Western Conference finals, the NBA announced on Saturday. 

Beverley will serve the suspension in the first game of the 2021-22 season that he’s eligible to play. He apologized the day after the game on Twitter, writing “emotions got the best of me.”

Beverley suspended 1 game for shove 

The “unsportsmanlike act” occurred during a timeout in Game 6 on Wednesday night at Staples Center. With 5:49 remaining, Beverley shoved Paul in the lower back as the Suns’ point guard was walking away from him on the court for the timeout huddle. 

“I just think it built up on Pat,” C.J. Paul, Chris’ older brother, told Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes. “That’s not a way to end it. I don’t know why he did that. I’ve

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Patrick Beverley Tweets apology to Chris Paul for shove

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.

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