Found November 28, 2011 on
True Hoop Blog:
Whoa, that Derrick Rose rule could mean Russell Westbrook will have a bigger salary than Kevin Durant. Two nice young men in a system that is just dying for them to be rivals.
An argument the Spurs ought to use the amnesty clause on Richard Jefferson next offseason if at all.
Is Chris Paul on rails to New York City?
The new amnesty clause will lead to a whole mess of talented free agents, right? Wrong.
To my way of thinking, the Heat's roster-construction error was an over-reliance on players who were once good but had lost all athleticism.
BEST OF MAXIM
One of the marquee names on next year's free-agent list is reportedly unwilling to sign an extension if he's traded to the Boston Celtics.ESPN is reporting that Chris Paul will not agree to an extension with the Celtics, who are interested in acquiring the All-Star point guard from the New Orleans Hornets.The Celtics are reportedly set to make point guard Rajon Rondo available...
Earlier today, an NBA trade rumor had Chris Paul getting traded to the Boston Celtics. The deal would have sent Rajon Rondo to the New Orleans Hornets. However, according to sources close to Chris Paul, the Celtics can quit their daydreaming because Paul won’t sign an extension with Boston.
Without an extension, the Celtics wouldn’t do the deal. Why would Paul shun the Celtics...
Shaquille O'Neal - the man with an opinion on everything - offered his two cents on the Chris Paul-for-Rajon Rondo trade rumors during a morning appearance on 98.5:
“Everyone is tradeable, you could probably get a lot for Rajon Rondo but he is the heart and soul of the team,” retired star Shaquille O’Neal told 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher and Rich. “I don’t think...
With the NBA back in business, trade rumors are flowing. One of the most interesting trade rumors is between the Boston Celtics and the New Orleans Hornets. The trade rumor has Rajon Rondo being traded in a package for Chris Paul.
Chris Paul is obviously a much better player than Rajon Rondo, so why is this trade even a possibility? It’s simple: Chris Paul is a free agent this...
The Boston Celtics are trying (rather aggressively, if you believe the rumors) to acquire Chris Paul. But I believe there must be something bigger at play, something bigger even than Chris Paul, even if that “something bigger” seems far-fetched and improbable and very much Dwight Howard.On the surface, trading Rajon Rondo for Chris Paul does not make sense. I certainly believe...