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NBA executives talk about the Chris Paul trade, and the 'T' word enters the conversation

NBA executives talk about the Chris Paul trade, and the 'T' word enters the conversation

NBA teams aren’t allowed to begin negotiating with free-agent players until 9 p.m. PDT on Friday. So how was it that Chris Paul informed the Clippers on Tuesday, three days before that window was to open, that he wanted to join the Houston Rockets? The question was posed to several team executives...
Los Angeles Times 12 hours ago

Here's a look at who the Clippers will get from the Chris Paul trade

Here’s a look at the key players the Clippers will acquire in the deal that sent Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets: Sam Dekker, 6-9, 230-pound small forward A former first-round pick from Wisconsin who essentially redshirted his rookie season while dealing with a back injury, Dekker flashed potential...
Broderick Turner / Los Angeles Times 14 hours ago

Clippers trade Chris Paul to Rockets

The Clippers have traded Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, Sam Dekker and a protected first-round pick next year. Paul has opted in on the last year of his contract with the Clippers in order to make the trade happen. The Rockets were led by James...
Los Angeles Times 12 hours ago

NBA players react to the Clippers' Chris Paul trade

Social media saw lots of reaction Wednesday from one of the day’s big NBA stories — the Clippers trading Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets for Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, Sam Dekker, Montrezl Harrell and others. According to The Times’ Broderick Turner, Paul informed the Clippers during a meeting...
Inquisitr 11 hours ago

Chris Paul Launches With The Houston Rockets Via Trade

Chris Paul is headed to the Houston Rockets. Paul will join the Rockets via a trade where the Los Angeles Clippers will trade the superstar point guard to the Rockets in a multi-player deal. The trade is expected to become official soon. The news of the Los Angeles Clippers agreeing to trade Chris...
15 hours ago
Video: Los Angeles Clippers trade Chris Paul to Houston Rockets

Watch: Los Angeles Clippers trade Chris Paul to Houston Rockets

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CSN New England 13 hours ago
Isaiah Thomas recruits Blake Griffin on Instagram

Isaiah Thomas recruits Blake Griffin on Instagram

No eye emojis needed. Isaiah Thomas just went for it. Following news that Chris Paul will leave the Clippers for the Rockets, SLAM Magazine posted a
CSN New England 6 hours ago

Felger and Tanguay argue about Blake Griffin's shooting ability

Mike Felger and Gary Tanguay argue about Blake Griffin's shooting ability.
Arizona Republic 13 hours ago

Your take: Blake Griffin to the Phoenix Suns?

Blake Griffin could be moving on from the Los Angeles Clippers. Could the Phoenix Suns be a good fit?         

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Los Angeles Times 9 hours ago

Chris Paul's exit leaves a hole in the heart of Clipper Nation

For six dramatic seasons, he was the first true shining symbol of Clipper hope. In one stunning moment Wednesday, he became just another monument to Clipper devastation. Chris Paul has bolted town, and the Clipper Curse lives. The best player in Clippers history has forced his way to the Houston...
Los Angeles Daily News Jun 28, 2017

Reactions to the Los Angeles Clippers trading Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets

While all signs pointed to Chris Paul leaving the Los Angeles Clippers in free agency, the sports world was buzzing after the news was reported that the Clippers traded the veteran point guard to join James Harden and the Houston Rockets. Like fans, athletes from various sports also reacted to the blockbuster trade.

Chris Paul, Clippers meet to discuss future

Chris Paul and the Clippers, four days before the NBA’s free-agency period starts, had a meeting Tuesday at his representatives’ offices to discuss their future together, said an NBA executive who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. The plan, the executive said, is for the two sides...
Inquisitr Jun 25, 2017
Houston Rockets Serious About Signing Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul

Houston Rockets Serious About Signing Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul

The possibility of point guard Chris Paul joining the Houston Rockets have increased over the last couple of days. Paul, as most people expected, will utilize the player option in his Los Angeles Clippers‘ contract to become a free agent. In doing so, Chris Paul has opened the door for a potential departure. Nothing is imminent with Chris Paul and where would play. He has informed the Clippers that will skip the final year of his deal, according to the Los Angeles Times. Not only did Chris Paul exercise his opt-out clause, but so did power forward Blake Griffin. Chris Paul has some...
Boston Herald Jun 23, 2017
Chris Paul and Blake Griffin opt out of contracts with Clippers to become free agents

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin opt out of contracts with Clippers to become free agents

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers were informed Friday that Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have declined their player options for the 2017-18 season and will become unrestricted free agents, according to NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.The Clippers plan to re-sign Paul and Griffin to maximum deals, the team has said in the past.Paul had until next Thursday to inform the Clippers of his decision and Griffin until next Wednesday.One team official said it wasn’t a surprise that the two took this course because there is so much more money both Paul,...
Inquisitr Jun 23, 2017
Blake Griffin Opts Out Of Contract With The Clippers

Blake Griffin Opts Out Of Contract With The Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers starting power forward Blake Griffin has decided to opt out his contract and will test the free agent market this summer. The news was first reported by Jeff Goodman for ESPN. The decision by Griffin comes to no surprise as the Clippers have failed to win an NBA championship despite having a playoff team for the last six seasons. Griffin was the No. 1 overall pick for the Clippers back in 2009. He missed his entire rookie season due to injury, and he hasn’t been able to stay healthy throughout most of the team’s post-season appearances. Rumors have been spreading...

Blake Griffin opts out of his contract with the Clippers to become an unrestricted free agent

Blake Griffin informed the Clippers Friday that he will decline his option for the 2017-18 season and instead become an unrestricted free agent. If Griffin re-signs with the Clippers, he can earn $175 million over five years. If Griffin signs with another team, the most can earn is $130 million...
Orange County Register Jun 23, 2017
2017 NBA Draft: Links to all of our coverage

2017 NBA Draft: Links to all of our coverage

As expected, the Lakers drafted UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft and our writers had plenty to say about it, but that wasn’t all that happened. The rebuilding Lakers also made three other selections, while a Clippers team that started the day with no draft picks bought […]
Sun Herald Jun 23, 2017

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin opt out of contracts with Clippers to become free agents

The Los Angeles Clippers were informed Friday that Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have declined their player options for the 2017-18 season and will become unrestricted free agents, according to …

Clippers buy into the second round to draft Evans, Thornwell

When Clippers executive vice president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank stood before the media late Thursday night to discuss the team buying its way into the NBA draft, he was forced to pivot toward the rumors about the team looking to trade center DeAndre Jordan. Frank denied the Clippers...
Clippers emerge from draft with Sindarius Thornwell; expect to add Jawun Evans

Clippers emerge from draft with Sindarius Thornwell; expect to add Jawun Evans

PLAYA VISTA – Despite not having a pick in Thursday’s draft, the Clippers emerged with one player to bolster their backcourt with another expected to be on his way. The Clippers purchased the No. 48 pick from the Milwaukee Bucks, drafting former South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell. Thornwell, who spent four years with the Gamecocks, […]

Clippers consider buying way into NBA draft

The Clippers are not in a position to participate in Thursday night’s NBA draft because they don’t have a selection in the first or second rounds. But before the day is over, the Clippers could partake in the festivities if they make good on their plan to buy a second-round draft pick from another...
Inquisitr Jun 21, 2017
Los Angeles Clippers Trade Rumors: Team Shopping Jordan, Close To Losing Chris Paul, Blake Griffin?

Los Angeles Clippers Trade Rumors: Team Shopping Jordan, Close To Losing Chris Paul, Blake Griffin?

Los Angeles Clippers trade rumors reveal the team is looking into dealing All-Star center DeAndre Jordan. The Clippers are shopping Jordan around the league, presumably trying to figure out what his value might be on the trade market. In an offseason where the Clippers might lose Chris Paul and Blake Griffin to free agency, it appears the front office may be taking the franchise toward a rebuilding process. A report by ESPN analyst Chris Haynes confirms from his sources that the Clippers are definitely “surveying the landscape” about a DeAndre Jordan trade.Click here to continue and read...

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