Chris Paul, Kawhi Leonard won’t play in Game 2

The Associated Press

Embrace the silence: Suns push for another win without Paul

PHOENIX (AP) Even in a building packed with 16,583 rowdy, rollicking fans, Suns guard Cameron Payne could feel the silence. Phoenix still found a way to persevere in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals without the veteran, talkative presence of 11-time All-Star Chris Paul, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 on Sunday. ”Man, it’s crazy,” Payne said after Sunday’s game.