Found December 13, 2011 on SLAM Online:
The latest twist in the never-ending Chris Paul trade saga is that the Clippers are now in a better position to swap for the superstar point guard, thanks to the Chauncey Billups acquisition. Per CBS Sports: “By claiming Billups for about $2 million, the Clippers were able to solve the dilemma of not having another point guard on the roster — Mo Williams likely slides into the Jason Terry sixth man role, if he isn’t included in the trade or waived with amnesty. Thus, L.A. could responsibly include [Eric] Bledsoe in a blockbuster package for Paul. Given that the league already has vetoed a previous three-team trade that would’ve sent Paul to the Lakers, executives brokering the deal for the owner-less Hornets ‘have nowhere else to go,’ said a person familiar with the negotiations. ‘They have no choice’ but to make sure Paul is traded to the Clippers, the person said. The fact that Paul is dictating the terms by limiting the teams he’d agree to stay at least two years with to those ...

Report: Hornets-Clippers trade for Paul collapses

All-Star point guard Chris Paul will not be headed to Los Angeles - either as a member of the Clippers of Lakers. reported that the league-owned New Orleans Hornets and Clippers could not complete their proposed deal because the latter decided that the NBA's asking price was too high. The deal had a snag from the start as the league wanted Eric Bledsoe, while the Clippers...

Chris Paul to the Clippers

It’s been less than one week since the proposed trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers was nullified for ‘basketball reasons’ by NBA commissioner David Stern. Following the news breaking in the social networking sports world that the trade was a no-go, Paul took to social media to express his...Read the Rest...

Chris Paul Needs to Pick Up Option to Make Trade Worthwhile for Clippers

Two league-rejected deals later, the Clippers and Hornets reportedly have agreed to a trade that sends Chris Paul to Los Angeles. The initial deal between the teams was rejected by the league, but the newer version replaced Eric Bledsoe with Eric Gordon. As it stands, the Clippers are receiving Chris Paul and two future second-round [...]

Clippers say no to latest Paul proposal (AP)

Chris Paul isn't coming to Los Angeles, at least not now. The Clippers rejected a proposed deal by the New Orleans Hornets for the All-Star guard because the team felt "the cost was just too high," general manager Neil Olshey said Monday. Whether the deal is altogether dead, though, remains to be seen.

Clippers get Chris Paul in big trade with Hornets

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Chris Paul will supply the Los Angeles Clippers with so much more than alley-oop passes to Blake Griffin when he arrives in Hollywood on Thursday night.A bold trade for New Orleans' superstar point guard on Wednesday just might alter the entire sports world's perception of the ...

David Stern bullish on NBA in New Orleans, defends role in rejecting Lakers' bid for Chris Paul

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Source: Lakers Offered Gasol To Warriors

The Lakers offered Pau Gasol to the Warriors in an attempt to land Chris Paul.

Time stands still for Lakers' point guards

LOS ANGELES - If Chris Paul joins the Los Angeles Lakers, Derek Fisher and Steve Blake would have considerably...

Clipper History

Just in case he's never heard of L.A. Clipper basketball,Here's a little song for Chris Paul,Welcome to the NBA's version of Siberia,If the Lakers are good health, then the Clippers are diphtheria,The Lakers have the stars and the banners they're unfurling,While the Clippers have Bill Simmons and Donald freaking Sterling,The Clippers have the history like Danny Manning...
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