Found December 13, 2011 on LA Times:
Clippers pull out of proposed deal with Hornets for Chris Paul, one of NBA's top point guards, because they felt price was too high. But they win waiver auction for Billups, who was let go by Knicks.Clippers pull out of proposed deal with Hornets for Chris Paul, one of NBA's top point guards, because they felt price was too high. But they win waiver auction for Billups, who was let go by Knicks.

Hornets excuse Paul from media event

New Orleans Hornets officials say they've excused Chris Paul from a normally mandatory preseason media event. Hornets spokesman Dennis Rogers says the decision to keep the star guard away from Wednesday's event at the New Orleans Arena was mutual. Paul has not spoken to reporters since reporting for training camp last Friday. The Hornets have sought to trade the four-time...

Report: Trade to Send Chris Paul to Clippers Falls Apart

Maybe the NBA should just announce what it considers a fair price for Chris Paul and let the other 29 owners work from there. A third proposed trade involving Paul died Monday when the league's asking price became too high, Sports Illustrated reports. The latest deal, which would have sent the All-Star point guard to the Clippers, fell apart when Los Angeles pulled out of negotiations...

Proposals Are Traded, but Paul Remains With Hornets

A whirlwind of nonactivity Monday concluded with the Los Angeles Clippers breaking off a deal to acquire Chris Paul and the Orlando Magic affirming their efforts to keep Dwight Howard.

Clippers acquire Chris Paul from Hornets

The Clippers have agreed to pick up the All-Star point guard from New Orleans in a blockbuster deal that includes sending Eric Gordon to the Hornets.

Clippers trading "#1 pick in 2012".

I love the confidence that these reporters have in our inability to win games. Clippers are apparently trading "the No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft" for Chris Paul. It is also curious since the Clippers have already traded rights to this pick to the Thunder who traded it to the Celtics. Granted, it is the "least...

Celtics' Salary Cap Status Making It Difficult For Them to Pull Off Any Big Deals

The Celtics have been linked to Chris Paul and appeared to be on the verge of landing David West. But neither deal came to fruition, which is due in large part to them being over the salary cap. The Boston Globe's Gary Washburn dropped by NESN Daily to discuss the Celtics' offseason and why it's been so difficult to make the big splash they have seemingly tried to make...

Chauncey Billups Signing to Help Clippers Land Chris Paul?

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...

The 2011-2012 Version: Professional Sports Villains

What should I do? Well, just keep doing you and you’ll be the villain. That’s the case with the five guys that are going to be featured in this post this morning. In order to be fair, I guess you can say that some of these guys don’t have bad intentions, but villains they are, nonetheless. (That was me getting my Yoda on) So what exactly is a Villain in professional sports...
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