Chris Paul has had a huge impact on the LA Clippers. Once the laughing stock of the league, the combination of Paul and Blake Griffin has elevated the Lakers' red-headed step child to one of the NBA's elite. Still, it's a team that could get better. One method to accomplish that has to do with several rumors that the Clippers and Celtics were exploring a trade to send Kevin Garnett to LA.
It's not often that players really have much input on potential trades or player personnel moves. In the case of Chris Paul, there is apparently an exception.
via Adrian Wojnarowski,Yahoo Sports:
"If Chris wants Vinny [Del Negro], he'll be the coach," one source tied to the Clippers and Paul said. "If Chris wants [Kevin Garnett], they'll push harder for it."
Now, obviously there's a lot more factors contingent on whether or not Kevin Garnett becomes a Clipper. First of all, he'd have to waive his no trade clause. He's already publicly stated several times that he wouldn't, so really this might ...