Netease Sports reported on October 6:
A few days ago,
"I just love basketball," Paul said. "(Former) coach Donovan is a great person, and my teammates are amazing. So, for me, others describe me as my twilight. Describing it is a gift. Being able to compete in a high-level league at a 35-year-old age, I will continue to fight like this anyway."
This season, Paul did contribute an outstanding performance in the Thunder, only a truce, and was selected to the second team of the best team, the playoffs also led the team to almost create a big upset.
At present, Paul’s contract expires in two years, with a total value of $85 million. However, considering the current reconstruction environment of the Thunder, many people speculate that Paul does not want to stay in this team to play, after all, he is now a thorough veteran. Player, the career has entered the final stage. There is no doubt that Paul's statement should give the Thunder's top management and fans a peace of mind.
In addition, as the leader of the players union, Paul also talked about the effects of the rematch. He expressed his satisfaction with everything in the closed park.
“First of all, it’s amazing how everything is achieved step by step,” Paul said. “Obviously, I’d rather play the game like before and play as I should, but it’s remarkable. All different types of people and different groups have joined forces to make this happen. This is why I am proud and grateful for being part of this great alliance."