Found December 26, 2011 on Basketball ] MiamiHerald.com:
0gyne4osrxb4
While it will take the Hornets some time to get used to the new faces on their roster, the three players New Orleans got in exchange for star guard Chris Paul will all look familiar to the Phoenix Suns.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Paul's late jumpers put away Warriors

Prize acquisition Chris Paul had 20 points and nine assists in his much-anticipated Clippers debut, Blake Griffin added 22 points and seven rebounds and Los Angeles beat the Golden State Warriors 105-86 on Sunday night to spoil Mark Jackson's opener as a first-time coach. Monta Ellis had 15 points and eight assists after his grandmother's death earlier in the day in Mississippi...

Chris Paul, Clips beat Warriors 105-86 in opener

Prize acquisition Chris Paul had 20 points and nine assists in his much-anticipated Clippers debut, Blake Griffin added 22 points and seven rebounds and Los Angeles beat the Golden State Warriors 105-86 on Sunday night to spoil Mark Jackson's opener as a first-time coach.

Paul nets 20 as Clippers rout Warriors in opener

Prize acquisition Chris Paul had 20 points and nine assists in his much-anticipated Clippers debut, Blake Griffin added 22 points and seven rebounds and Los Angeles beat the Golden State Warriors 105-86 on Sunday night.

Eric Gordon Sinks The Suns

See New Orleans. Losing Chris Paul who was going to leave anyway wasn’t all that bad cause you got Eric “Ready for a breakout season” in return. In his first game in teal, EJ proves his worth in the clutch.

Season finally set to tip on Christmas (AP)

The lockout is over. Training camps are finished. Chris Paul finally got traded. Now it's time to play some games that count. The NBA looks to put a trying offseason behind Sunday when the season opens with five marquee games. Players, coaches and league officials hope attention will now shift to the court, helping fans forget the labor dispute that resulted in a shortened 66-game schedule.

NBA season finally set to tip off on Christmas

The lockout is over. Training camps are finished. Chris Paul finally got traded.Now it's time to play some games that count. The NBA looks to put a trying offseason behind Sunday when the season opens with five marquee games.Players, coaches and league officials hope attention will now shift to the ...

Today on FOX Sports Arizona: Suns vs. Hornets, 7 p.m.

By NICOLINO DIBENEDETTO STATS Writer After a tumultuous offseason, the New Orleans Hornets get to finally take the court -- but without one of the best players in franchise history. The Hornets begin an era without Chris Paul when they open the season against the Phoenix Suns on Monday night. New Orleans went 46-36 last season but was eliminated by the Los Angeles Lakers in six...

Hornets-Suns Preview

After a tumultuous offseason, the New Orleans Hornets get to finally take the court - but without one of the best players in franchise history. The Hornets begin an era without Chris Paul when they open the season against the Phoenix Suns on Monday night. New Orleans went 46-36 last season but was eliminated by the Los Angeles Lakers in six games in the opening round of the playoffs...

NBA season openers net banner ratings

ABC and ESPN received a nice Christmas present in the form of solid ratings for the return of the NBA. The Chicago Bulls-Los Angeles Lakers matchup drew the third-highest preliminary rating for a regular-season game on ABC. The 6.5 overnight rating trailed only a 7.3 effort for last year's Miami Heat-Lakers showdown and a 7.9 for another tilt between the teams in 2004. Derrick...

Sam Amick: Paul's Clippers win debut, but still have kinks to work out

Chris Paul saved his best for last in his Clippers debut, hitting three big shots down the stretch in a 105-86 win over the Warriors. As for Lob City, that may take a while, says Sam Amick.
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.