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The Los Angeles Clippers have the best point guard in the NBA in Chris Paul, that simply is not debatable, but they also have arguably the best backup point guard as well, in Eric Bledsoe, or at least the most promising and sought after backup. There is no doubt that Bledsoe is a starting caliber point guard in this league, but they cannot trade him this year, despite the bounty they would receive. This is of course because Chris Paul is a free agent after this season and although almost everyone has Paul resigning in Los Angeles and it is true that there has not been a single rumbling about his desire to leave, the risk is way too high. If they trade Bledsoe and Paul leaves, their franchise is in big trouble.
Nothing is certain in the NBA and although every sign is pointing to Chris Paul staying, there is always that what if factor. What if he has a problem with the coach? What if his family dislikes LA? What if he dislikes his teammates? Although not a single one of these what...
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The Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz share "mutual interest" in a swap of Eric Bledsoe for Paul Millsap, according to ESPN.
Bledsoe's availability depends on who you talk with. Per ESPN:
Although two sources with knowledge of the Clippers' thinking
insisted during All-Star Weekend that Bledsoe would not be moved in
coming days and strongly predicted...
Chris Paul became the first Los Angeles Clippers player to be named NBA All-Star game MVP, with an impressive scoring 20 points and 15 assists in the West’s 143-138 victory over [...]
The Los Angeles Clippers have gotten off to a hot start over the first half of the season, and this is in large part due to the play of point guard Chris Paul. The talented floor general showcased his abilities on the national stage last night, and his efforts earned him the title of MVP of the 2013 All-Star Game.Paul helped lead the West to a 143-138 victory over the East All-Stars...
Despite insisting their young backup point guard will not be moved, ESPN reports the Clippers will at least discuss a trade with the Jazz before the deadline headlined by Eric Bledsoe and power forward, Paul Millsap.
According to Ramona Shelburne, ESPN:
Sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com late Saturday there is a level of mutual interest between the Clippers and Utah...
B-Ball On The Brain! - Western Conference Wins Third Straight All-Star Game; Chris Paul Named MVP #allstarplus
The 2013 NBA All-Star game was its usual high scoring affair Sunday
night, and for the third season in a row it was the Western Conference that
came out on top, 143-138.
It was the usual relaxed kind of game; something that the All-Star
game is known...
Paul shares company with the the greatest point guards of all time.
Tweet Remember when Lakers fans were ecstatic because it seemed a certainty the team would have a dream back court of Chris Paul and Kobe Bryant? Then the league stepped in and said “Not so fast”, shattering those hopes. To rub salt in the wound the Clippers ended up being the ultimate beneficiary as [...]
Chris Bosh capped off his comical performance at Sunday night’s All-Star game by photobombing Chris Paul’s MVP photo:
Chris Bosh is not playing one of his best games right now during the first half of the NBA All Star game. Other than the continuos missed shots Bosh had, the most embarrassing had to be when Chris Paul dribbled between his legs. Bad thing is, Tony Parker did as well.
At the end of the first half the West lead 69-65, with Wade leading the east with 12 points and Durant leading...
Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski brings us up to date on the Celtics and Clippers trade talk:
For now, the Los Angeles Clippers have terminated talks with the Boston Celtics on a Kevin Garnett forEric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan trade, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The Celtics have been eager to continue the conversation on the deal, but league sources said the talks will...
A Eric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan trade for Kevin Garnett will remain shelved unless Chris Paul pushes the idea with the Clippers' management.
In a game that did not mean anything in the regular NBA standings, the players looked like they were playing for something. Last night’s NBA All-Star game got very competitive towards the end of the game. The West ended up winning the game 143-138. MVP Chris Paul’s presence was everywhere. He had 20 points and 4 steals. A more remarkable stat was his 15 assists. His assist total...
Photo courtesy of Scott Halleran, Getty Images.
The Eastern Conference may have the defending NBA Champs, but the All-Star Game in the last three seasons has belonged to the West.
This year’s game, like most All-Star Games, was played with little to no defense, as seen by the total points scored in each quarter by both teams: 57, 77, 78 and 69. In the second quarter, the East shot...