Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 11/18/14
  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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