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Chris Paul Reveals His Status For Game 6

Chris Paul walking in the tunnel wearing a Houston Rockets warmup.

The Houston Rockets are one win away from an NBA Finals appearance. Will the No. 1 seed have their star point guard for that needed win, though? He is saying yes...

Chris Paul suffered what appeared to be a tough hamstring injury late in the Rockets' Game 5 win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night. He was forced to miss the final minute of the contest and limped off the floor following the victory.

The star point guard did not officially speak to the media after the game. He was getting treatment and the Rockets said they would update his status on Friday.

ESPN NBA insider Marc J. Spears, though, spoke to Paul briefly before he departed the arena. The point guard says he'll be good for Game 6.

"Just saw injured Rockets guard Chris Paul jump into a Maybach outside the Toyota Center and he said: 'I will be all right.' I next asked about Game 6, Paul said: 'Oh yeah,' before being whisked away," Spears tweeted.

The Rockets obviously need Paul to be at least somewhat healthy moving forward. It's very difficult to imagine them advancing in this series without him on the floor, despite having a 3-2 lead.

Game 6 of this series is set for Saturday night. An official update on Paul's status for that contest should be made available sometime later today.

Stay tuned.