Found December 12, 2011 on
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. The rumored deal, which was first reported Sunday, would have sent guard Eric Bledsoe, center Chris Kaman, forward Al-Farouq Aminu and a first-round pick to New Orleans in exchange for Paul. By Monday morning,...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Clippers Zero In on Chris Paul

The Los Angeles Clippers are close to making the biggest trade in franchise history. Reports even last night were saying that a package that included Eric Gordon was being submitted to David Stern for approval. This morning it looks like if the deal goes down it will include Eric Bledsoe, Chris Kaman, Al Farouq Aminu, and Minnesota's first round draft pick. Last week 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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