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Is Chris Paul considering a return to the Olympics?
The Los Angeles Clippers point guard told ESPN.com that he is now considering playing in the 2016 Olympics.
Why? Because Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is returning to coach the team.
Paul has been a member of two gold-medal runs with the team, in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.
Will he try to go for a third when the Games head to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil? It seems possible now.
"If it had been another coach than Coach K, I was prepared to be done," Paul told ESPN.com.
According to the report, Paul was in Las Vegas coaching his CP3 All-Stars summer league program this week and watched Thursday's Team USA intrasquad scrimmage that featured "nearly 30 of the top young NBA players."
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Chris Paul is leaning toward playing int he 2016 Olympics after previously indicating that he would bypass the games.
Mike Krzyzewski was expected to not return as head coach of USA Basketball, but was convinced to commit to another run.
"If it had been another coach than Coach K, I was prepared to be done," Paul said.
USA will also have Derrick Rose, Kyrie Irving, Russell...
Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and Carmelo Anthony are traveling the Far East with the Air Jordan Flight Tour. The three NBA superstars stopped in Taiwan to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before The Brother Elephants of New Taipei City played a game.
The three NBAers didn’t embarrass themselves but both Anthony and Paul balked while Blake Griffin fired a strike.
On Saturday, Chris Paul hosted the Top Spin Charity After-Party at Tao Nightclub in Las Vegas with a little help from fellow NBA ballers/Jordan Brand members, Carmelo Anthony & Russell Westbrook. Earlier that night, CP3 won the TopSpin Charity Ping Pong Tournament which was also attended by Andre Iguodala, Kenny Smith, Jerry Stackhouse, Kyrie Irving, Mike Conley, Jr., Royal Ivey...
Team USA recently held a minicamp in Las Vegas, to figure out which crop of young guns, will take over when LeBron, Kobe, Carmelo and a few other hang up their U.S.A. Basketball jersey’s for good.
A few, like Kevin Durant and Kevin Love or all in for the next go round. For some like Chris Paul, it’s a wait and see situation.
ESPN.com is reporting that Paul is leaning towards...
Jamal Crawford and Tyreke Evans put on a crowd-pleasing show at the 2013 Jamal Crawford Pro Am All-Star game in Seattle over the weekend as the two showed off their incredible handles and even combined for 89 points. The excitement went down to the wire as Evans missed a potential game-winner with under 10 seconds to go and Jamal Crawford drilled a deep 3 at the buzzer to give his...
Chris Paul has changed his mind and is leaning toward playing in the 2016 Olympics.
The Los Angeles Clippers point guard who was on the 2008 and 2012 gold medal teams said he was leaning heavily toward bypassing the 2016 Games -- until Duke's Mike Krzyzewski announced he was returning to coach the team.
"If it had been another coach than Coach K I was prepared to be done...
Tyreke Evans and Jamal Crawford put on a show during a Drew League game that featured the two of them putting on a dribbling clinic. The best part of NBA players taking part in these pickup games is us seeing their unique skills that they can’t showcase in NBA games. Well, Allen Iverson got away with the “carry crossover” a few times and Jason “White Chocolate” Williams...
Jamal Crawford has a pro-am named after him, so of course he’s going to get a lot of buckets during games he participates in.
Crawford and Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans went at each other Sunday, trading basket after basket, until Crawford finished it, hitting a buzzer beating three to win the game.
Good news for Pelicans fans, Evans’ jumper was silky smooth yesterday.
H/T Pro Basketball Talk
Who knew the Mayor of Seattle has a pretty decent ball game.
Tyreke Evans made the trip to Seattle, to participate in a Seattle Pro-Am game against Clippers guard, and host of the pro-am, Jamal Crawford.
In this video courtesy of Ball Is Life, Tyreke Evans felt the need to do the Mayor Seattle, Mike McGinn dirty with this in and out crossover that had the Mayor on skates.