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Fans Go Berserk After Jose Alvarado Gets Trolled While Using Sneaky Move On 17 Year NBA Veteran During Suns vs Pelicans

Published 04/20/2022, 11:00 AM EDT

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Ever since New Orleans Pelicans Jose Alvarado has come into the league, he has been a pest on the defensive end. He uses a unique tactic where he stands in the corner after the opponent gets the ball and he rushes from behind to get the steal. He has been quite successful in that. But today in game 2 of the series against the Suns, Jose was mocked by Chris Paul for trying his sneaky move.

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It was the fourth quarter of game 2. The Pelicans were leading 95-92 and they had the ball. They shot a three, but it didn’t go in and Cam Johnson secured the rebound. He then passed it to the ‘Point God’ Chris Paul.

Alvarado was in the corner sneaking and he started his move. But Paul was aware of this and he secured the ball, and then he told Jose to go back to his court. Jose then stopped his move, but he picked up CP3 full court.


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NBA Fans mock Jose Alvarado for trying his signature move on Chris Paul

The NBA fans went nuts after seeing Jose getting shooed away by Paul. They mocked him for trying the move against the savvy veteran. Here are the best reactions:

The Pelicans upset the Suns in game 2

The Suns finished with the best record in the NBA and they were the favorites to come out of the West. Many expected them to sweep the Pelicans. But the Pelicans shocked the world as they took game 2 with a 125-114 victory.


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Brandon Ingram had a monster game as he finished with 37 points, 11 rebounds, and 9 assists while CJ McCollum added 23 points and 9 assists.

For the Suns, Booker was going off, but he injured his hamstring in the third quarter. He was trying to chase down Jaxon Hayes, and he did not land properly. He exited the game and did not return. Before he went down, Booker was torching the Pelicans as he had 31 points.


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They will hope that this is nothing serious as Booker is their best scorer. The Pelicans will definitely feel they have a chance, especially with Booker’s injury. Game 3 will be held on Friday at the Smoothie King Center with everything to play for.

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Written by:

Vishwesha Kumar


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Vishwesha Kumar is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Holder of a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, Vishwesha has been writing content for about 3 years now. He has been following the NBA for nearly 10 years, since first starting off in the year 2012.
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Arunaditya Aima