Paul gutted his way through a hamstring injury, scoring 27 points (9-13 FG, 5-6 3Pt, 4-4 FT) with two rebounds, six assists, two steals and one block in 37 minutes in Game 7 on Saturday. Doc Rivers stated that he thinks Paul won't play Game 1 on Monday against the Rockets, the Houston Chronicle reports
Parker, who had been battling health issues throughout the series, had his best game in the Game 7 loss, scoring 20 points (10-21 FG, 0-1 3Pt) with five rebounds, five assists and one steal in 34 minutes Saturday.
Galchenyuk took three minor penalties and missed a couple of scoring chances during Friday's double-overtime loss to Tampa Bay, the Montreal Gazette reports. The struggling young forward was removed from the power-play unit Friday and for a brief spell was demoted to fourth-line duty.