Chris Paul mesmerises Nikola Jokic before hitting baseline jumper

Chris Paul used his elite ball-handling skills to mesmerise Nikola Jokic before hitting a baseline jump shot during Houston’s victory in Denver.

Recognising a mis-match against Jokic at the three-point line, ‘CP3’ unveiled his All-Star handles, bamboozling the Nuggets center with a slick step-back dribble through his legs that left his defender chasing shadows.

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Now with sufficient airspace, Paul launched a jump shot over the 7ft Croatian star which rattled through the hoop.

Click the video at the top of the page to see Paul’s superb handles, plus four more top plays from Tuesday night’s NBA action.

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