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For the sports fans browsing the newsstands these days, you may recognize a familiar face on the cover of GQ. Chris Paul just did an interview with the magazine where he talks mostly about his family, but a little about basketball too.
The biggest nugget in the article is when CP3 talks about the “trade that wasn’t” with the Los Angeles Lakers that was vetoed by NBA commissioner David Stern. Paul could have ended up in a Laker uniform, but he ended up playing for the other L.A. team, which Paul says he actually preferred.
"They had the better pieces," he says, "and winning with the Clippers would be legendary."
The pieces part is debatable. You can probably make a case for either team, and if the tables had been turned, he’d probably be saying the same thing about the Lakers right now.
He is right about the legendary part though. The Clippers are a historically bad franchise. If Paul was going to be the guy to finally turn it around for them and get...
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Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul says he remains upset about how Los Angeles Lakers big man Pau Gasol patted him on the head during a game last season.
Congratulations to L.A. Clippers superstar Chris Paul, whose fashion game is gaining recognition as he graces the cover of GQ magazine’s October 2012 “Fall Style Playbook” edition. For his feature Chris is enrobed in an array of preppy casual pieces that can be great editions to any man’s wardrobe . Check out my favorites from his shoot, view more at GQ.Also click to read...
Clippers point guard Chris Paul is gracing the cover of October’s GQ magazine – great choice by the way and excellent styling. Classic but still current looks. In the issue, CP# discusses why he preferred coming to the Clippers over the Lakers in the trade last year and why he likes being “short.” That’s NBA [...]
Chris Paul says he preferred being traded to the Clippers as opposed to the Lakers.credit: foxsports.com
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Chris Paul is featured on the October front cover of GQ Magazine. CP3 would be interviewed and revealed some hard feelings he still has towards a certain Lakers player. This would stem from the Los Angeles showdown between the Clippers and the Lakers back in January of 2012.
Towards the end of the game, Lakers forward Pau Gasol would end up tapping Chris Paul on the head in...
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Chris Paul said in an interview that he preferred being traded to the Clippers over the Lakers.
Last season, Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol had an infamous incident with Clippers guard Chris Paul where he patted him on the head during a regular season game which lead to a Paul freak out.In the October edition of GQ magazine, Paul reveals that he still isn't over the incident and had even provided a term for what Gasol did to him:In the waning seconds of a close game...
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