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USA TODAY Sports Despite having a better record than their Staples Center neighbors, the Lakers, and clinching the season series over them for the first time in 20 years and handing them a 24-point beatdown before the All-Star break, Clippers point guard Chris Paul still isn’t convinced. The Clippers have been the talk of the NBA for most of the season, but Paul won’t have none of it, especially when it comes to talk about being the kings of Los Angeles. He won’t buy into the hype. “We have definitely not taken over the (Los Angeles) Lakers’ popularity in L.A. And I don’t see that happening anytime soon,” Paul told USA TODAY Sports on Friday. “It is what it is. At the end of the day it’s all about winning ballgames. And that’s what we’re trying to do.” It sounds like Paul is more concerned with the bigger picture of trying to get the Clippers into uncharted waters rather than being the talk of the town. The NBA isn’t a popularity contest to Paul; he wants to win big. But I’m sure that Paul and his teammates are relishing the fact that they are looking down at the Lakers in the standings, but they’ll all say the right things when asked about it. The post Chris Paul: Clippers Still Don’t Own Los Angeles appeared first on FootBasket.
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Looks like the ladies are having an amazing weekend.
photos via Instagram @Jada_AP
Chris Paul led the the Western Conference to a 142-138 victory over the Western Conference during this year’s All Star Games.
The Clippers point guard didn’t disappoint with his 20 point 15 assists performance, as the West went on to its third straight victory. Durant too, led his own campaign for an MVP award winning performance as his 30 points scored proved that he was...
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Chris Paul led the the Western Conference to a 142-138 victory over the Western Conference during this year’s All Star Games. The Clippers point guard didn’t disappoint with his 20 point 15 assists performance, as the West went on to its third straight victory. Durant too, led his own campaign for an MVP award winning performance as his 30 points scored...
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Chris Paul became the first Los Angeles Clippers player to be
NBA All-Star game MVP, scoring 20 points and handing out 15 assists
in the West's 143-138 win over the East.
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