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The Rockets may have had to deal with the Timberwolves for one more game than originally anticipated, which means Chris Paul had one more opportunity to get under Minnesota’s skin.

Paul, despite being dwarf-sized compared to some of these behemoths he goes head to head with, is ​no stranger to confrontation. He always seems to be in the middle of any sort of animosity an opponent may have with his team. Wednesday night was no different, as a former teammate decided to have words with the superstar point guard following the series finale.

CP3 and Jamal Crawford were seen, and heard, screaming at each other in the tunnel following Game 5.

Considering the fact that Paul won’t go head-to-head with Crawford until next season, he made sure his words were heard.

Paul is normally the instigator but had every right to be pissed off at the veteran shooting guard. Not only did Crawford barge through Paul like he’d seen those ridiculous State Farm commercials one too many times, but he hovered over him too where apparently he crossed the

This isn’t the first time that Paul has gotten into it with a former Clippers teammate. Just remember when he exchanged words with Blake Griffin before the Rockets tried to tunnel into the Clippers locker room.

It’s a shame we won’t see if this takes a step further, but it’s time for Paul to focus on how he’s going to bother Russell Westbrook or Ricky Rubio in the next round.


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