Found December 06, 2011 on
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You'll need a HANS device to keep from hurting yourself trying to keep up with the latest Chris Paul rumors. Does he really want to force a trade to New York? Will he play out a full season and then sign there anyway? Will he go to the Lakers? Will he build a rocket ship and form his own league on the moon?
Turns out, the Hornets might not feel like waiting.
There is rising sentiment within the New Orleans Hornets' organization to trade Chris Paulbefore the 2011-12 season even starts if he hasn't signed an extension with the team by then, according to sources close to the situation.
[...] It has long been assumed around the league that keeping Paul made the league-owned Hornets more attractive to prospective buyers, but sources told ESPN.com on Monday that the Hornets believe that they will be more appealing to potential suitors if they can stabilize the organization by bringing a resolution to the Paul saga as soon as possible.
This, of course,...
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Lakers, Warriors, Clippers leading race for Chris Paul - Sam Amick - SI.com via kwout
The Celtics may have felt that they could convince Chris Paul to stay here if he just gave it a shot, but it might just be time to accept the fact that he won't even entertain the thought.
More disturbing at the moment is the suddent interjection of th Lakers as a contender in this...
The Lakers are known to want to get younger after their aging core fell short in last year's playoffs, and they are reportedly willing to revamp almost their entire roster. The Lakers are willing to part with anyone except Kobe Bryant to pull off two trades, one for Magic center Dwight Howard and one for Hornets point guard Chris Paul, ESPN's Chris Broussard reports. That...
Chris Paul has only reportedly told the Knicks that he willing to sign an extension after the season.
The race to land New Orleans point guard Chris Paul sped up significantly on Tuesday, as sources told SI.com that the Hornets have homed in on the Clippers, Warriors and Celtics as possible trade partners.
The Warriors could envision a scenario where Stephen Curry is traded in a package for Dwight Howard if they move Monta Ellis for Chris Paul.
Coveted free agent point guard JJ Barea would like to re-up with the defending champion Mavericks, but if that doesn’t work out, Barea may take his talents to New York. From the NY Daily News: “Hornets All-Star point guard Chris Paul may be using his clout to get traded to the Big Apple, but maybe Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni and the franchise’s front office should consider...
Rajon Rondo for Chris Paul? It's a deal the Celtics reportedly would love to make. But there would be big Boston risks, writes Zach Lowe, and they go beyond Paul's looming free agency.
I'm not sure if you've heard about this or not, but the Celtics really want Chris Paul and they're willing to give up Rajon Rondo for his services. I know, breaking news.
Apparently, Danny Ainge is willing to give up more than Rondo in order to acquire Paul. Much, much more. However, New Orleans doesn't appear to be doing back flips over Boston's proposal....
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