The 36-year-old returned to the court later in the second quarter, just before halftime.
Paul has played a significant role in helping turn the Suns into title contenders this season. The 11-time All-Star averaged 16.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 8.9 assists per game during the regular season while shooting 49.9% from the field and 39.5% from deep.
Phoenix finished second in the Western Conference with a 51-21 record, while the L.A. was forced to compete in the play-in tournament to clinch the No. 7 seed.