Chris Paul Has 12 Assists and 1 Turnover or Less in 3 Straight Games

February 25th, 2014 by Bleacher Report Milestones Leave a reply »
With Monday's 13-assist, zero-turnover performance against the New Orleans Pelicans, Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul became the second player since '1977-78 to produce three consecutive games with 12 or more assists and one or fewer turnovers. Paul joins retired 5'3" point guard Muggsy Bogues, who played for four NBA teams and is best known as the shortest player in league history.

Bogues, while not of Paul's caliber, was a fine player in his own right, as he holds the Hornets/Pelicans franchise records for minutes played (19,768), assists (5,557) and steals (1,067). Of course, the diminutive retired point guard can't hold a candle to Paul, who actually ranks second in Hornets/Pelicans history with both 4,228 assists and 1,010 steals.

Paul played his first six seasons with the New Orleans Hornets before joining the Los Angeles Clippers in a highly publicized trade before the 2011-12 season. Bogues was with the Charlotte Hornets for nine-plus seasons, from the team's inception in 1988-89 through the beginning of the 1997-98 campaign.

In between the two point guards' careers, the Hornets moved from Charlotte to New Orleans for the 2 ...

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