The Los Angeles Clippers secured the win on their home court in Staples Center against the New York Knicks with the low score of 93-80.

The Knicks extended their losing streak to seven, and are 3-11 overall in the season, while Clippers continue to dominate the home court and are 11-5 overall.

But the feeling after the win wasn't as good for the Clippers as it should have been. Their star point guard Chris Paul left the game early with the right hamstring injury.

He returned to the bench with 2:25 left in the fourth quarter, but did not enter the game as Doc Rivers' team were up by 12 and ended the game the easy way.

After the game, the Clippers said that Paul could have returned to the game, but with Clippers so far ahead, it just didn't make sense to push him back on the court. 

Chris Paul himself also stated that he is alright, that his right hamstring is just a little bit tight, but that he should be fully ready to play on Friday against Sacramento Kings.

Since his arrival in Los Angeles, Chris Paul has been heart and soul of the Clippers. Everything goes through him, and his plays so far this season have been amazing.

He is averaging 19 points and more than 12 assists per game, as well as five rebounds and more than two steals per game, which makes him a serious MVP contender.

And we all can easily call him best point guard in the league at the moment.

With Chris Paul on the court, the Clippers will always be in title conversations, but if Paul misses time through injury, the Clippers may not even make it through to the second round of Play-offs. 

The Clippers' fans need to hope that their superstar point guard is alright, and that he will be at full speed already on Friday.

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