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Eric Bledsoe once again drew fill-in duty for Chris Paul.
After a bad game Monday (4 points on 1-for-7 shooting), CP3 missed Tuesday night's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder with his nagging kneecap injury.
Bledsoe started but struggled with his shot, hitting just 5-of-16 shots for 12 points. The third-year guard out of Kentucky added two rebounds, four assists, a steal and two blocks in 35 minutes.
Bledsoe is worth a stash if you have the roster space, and should be in all lineups when Paul sits.
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OAKLAND Chris Paul sat at his locker with his shirt off and an ice pack on each of his knees. His arms were folded and his lips were pursed as he talked with Clippers head athletic trainer Jasen Powell about his injured knee.
While Powell kneeled on one knee to the side of Paul, the Clippers' All-Star point guard looked disturbed to be talking about how his bruised right kneecap...
It is often said that Chris Paul is one of the smartest, most clever players in the NBA. Last night, CP3 proved that he can also be quite deceptive.
If the goal was to get a lot of media attention it is working for the Hornets errrr Pelicans. Everyone has an opinion even the former face of the franchise Chris Paul.
After the Clippers lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night with Chris Paul sitting out because of a bruised right kneecap, Coach Vinny Del Negro didn't offer encouragement about his All-Star point guard.
"Chris is going to be out," Del Negro said. "Hopefully we get him back soon, but other guys have got to step up."
That most likely means that...
Tyus Jones… Where to start? To be frank, Jones is one of my favorite prospects that I have ever evaluated. I’m not saying he is the most talented but, he is definitely one of the more enjoyable players I have ever watched. I say this because I have special admiration for floor generals and he is the epitome of that term. Follow the link to learn more about Jones’ skill set...
The Los Angeles Clippers are unsure if Chris Paul can play in their upcoming games, most of which will take place on the road.
A visit to the Phoenix Suns might help if Paul has to sit out and could aid the Clippers' attempt to avoid a third straight defeat Thursday night.
Paul missed the Clippers' sweep of a three-game road trip last week because of a bruised right kneecap...
In the NBA, sometimes player celebrations can cause defense lapses and during Golden State's game against the Los Angeles Clippers earlier today, LA guard Chris Paul took advantage of it.After Golden State's Stephen Curry had hit a three-point shot, the Warriors defense had a mental lapse and allowed an easy bucket for CP3:
After the Clippers lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night with Chris Paul sitting out because of a bruised right kneecap, Coach Vinny Del Negro didn’t offer encouragement about his All-Star point guard. ”Chris is going to be out,” Del Negro said. “Hopefully we get him back soon, but other guys have got to step up.”
That most likely means that Paul won’t...
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Here's a look at the Jordan CP3.VI Black History Month PE that Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul wore during their game against the Golden State Warriors on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
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I’m guessing CP3 does not approve of the Hornets new name “pelicans”
via LA Times:
Eric Bledsoe will draw another start if CP3 sits, and the Kentucky product is averaging 11.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.0 blocks in 31 minutes. Although he’s shooting just 38.6 percent in that role, Bledsoe’s versatility lends itself well to fantasy owners looking for a spark. He’s a must-start player while CP3 is on the shelf.
Most teams have already reached the halfway point in their
season, and it seems like once again the NBA season is flying by.
Stars are preparing to lace up their sneakers and get ready
for the All Star game on February 17.
The festivities show promise, especially seeing the amount
of returning faces to the starting lineups.
But how will the
starting lineups stack...
The NBA is loaded with young talent right now and some of them are developing faster than ever. Take Kyrie Irving, Cleveland’s sophomore phenom who right now, at age 20, is averaging 23.7 PPG and 5.6 AST. The dude has everything you look for in a starting point guard. He possesses the hairline and fourth quarter “take-over” gene that many would argue a former Cleveland Cavalier...