Chris Paul RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rockets reportedly have ‘serious chance’ at landing Chris Paul

    Larry Brown Sports "ESPN NBA Insider Chris Haynes appeared on Sportscenter Saturday night and said there is a “serious chance” the Houston Rockets could land Chris Paul in free agency. Haynes is one of the most plugged-in NBA reporters out there, so when he says there’s a serious chance of something happening,..." June 25

  • 5 teams that could sign Chris Paul now that he’s a free agent

    Fox Sports "Minutes after Blake Griffin reportedly informed the Los Angeles Clippers he was opting out of the final year of his contract on Friday, Chris Paul did the same. There's a very simple reason for their decisions. Both players signed max contracts under the old CBA, and the recent influx of cash..." June 24

  • Chris Paul re-elected NBPA president

    Bleacher Report "Chris Paul was re-elected to a new term as the president of the National Basketball Players Association on Friday, according to The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears. The 32-year-old was initially elected to the post in August 2013 when he took over for Derek Fisher. Paul—who reportedly declined..." June 24

  • Report: Clippers' Chris Paul declines player option, will become unrestricted free agent

    CBS Sports "Early Friday evening, the news broke that Blake Griffin had decided to opt out of the final year of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers in order to become an unrestricted free agent. Now, less than an hour later, we have news that Chris Paul has decided to do the same. " June 23

  • Spurs Have 'Strong Interest' In Chris Paul, Derrick Rose

    Real GM Basketball "The San Antonio Spurs have "strong interest" in both Chris Paul and Derrick Rose. The Spurs have been maneuvering their cap situation in order to clear space to pursue free agents. San Antonio is even considering trading away LaMarcus Aldridge. Rose will come at a significantly lower cost..." June 22

  • Rockets Target Paul, Griffin, Millsap, Lowry

    Hoops Rumors "The Rockets will chase several of the top free agents on the market this summer, tweets Marc Stein of Sources tell him that Houston plans to pursue Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, Paul Millsap and Kyle Lowry. " June 21

  • Knicks Had Opportunity To Sign Chris Paul If Not For Alienation Of Carmelo

    Real GM Basketball "The New York Knicks are attempting to part ways with Carmelo Anthony but there is an alternate scenario in which they pursue Chris Paul in free agency selling him on Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis. "Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony should have been walking arm in arm to go greet Chris Paul for..." June 20

  • CP3 to speak with Rockets, Nuggets

    SLAM Online "The San Antonio Spurs aren’t the only potential suitor in the Chris Paul free agency sweepstakes this summer. According to the L.A. Times, Paul could meet with the Houston Rockets and Denver Nuggets as well. The Clippers have recently become “nervous” about the reports that San Antonio..." June 15

  • Chris Paul signing with Spurs is ‘realistic possibility’

    Larry Brown Sports "It is difficult to imagine Chris Paul taking roughly $50 million less on his next contract by leaving the Los Angeles Clippers, but there is a growing sense of belief that he is giving serious consideration to doing just that. Alex Kennedy of spoke with several NBA players and..." June 13

  • Chris Paul to give strong consideration to Spurs during free agency

    ESPN "All-Star point guard Chris Paul intends to give the San Antonio Spurs serious consideration in free agency this summer in the event he decides to leave the LA Clippers, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN that Paul, for all of his undeniable fondness for Los Angeles, is intrigued by..." June 02

  • Clippers 'overwhelming favorite' to sign Chris Paul?

    CBS Sports "After six seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers, Chris Paul will hit the free agent market on July 1 where it's likely he will do one of two things: Re-sign with the Clippers for a five-year deal worth more than $200 million, or pursue another opportunity elsewhere for less guaranteed money and a..." May 28

  • Stern: We thought we could re-work CP3-to-Lakers trade until Mitch Kupchak ‘panicked’

    Pro Basketball Talk "NBA commissioner David Stern – acting as New Orleans’ owner representative, he says – infamously vetoed a potential Chris Paul-to-Lakers trade in 2011. But that didn’t close the possibility of Paul going to the Lakers. The New Orleans Hornets (now the Pelicans and not be confused with the..." May 27

  • Chris Paul 'Absolutely' Staying With Clippers ... Says Doc Rivers

    TMZ "Doc Rivers has a message for Clipper fans freaking out about their point guard heading to San Antonio ... telling TMZ Sports if he has his way (which he does), Chris Paul ain't going ANYWHERE. Multiple outlets have reported there's mutual interest between the Spurs and Paul, with San Antonio..." May 27

  • Clippers reportedly taking Spurs' interest in Chris Paul seriously, and for good reason

    CBS Sports "The Clippers seemed destined to compete for titles when they traded for Chris Paul. The addition of Paul next to Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan was supposed to be a match in heaven. However, the pairing hasn't gone quite as planned. The Clippers have been very good since the arrival of Paul,..." May 26

  • “Rumblings” Chris Paul has interest in San Antonio Spurs

    Pro Basketball Talk "We were robbed of the chance to see exactly how the San Antonio Spurs match up with the Golden State Warriors in a seven-game series, and you can direct your blame at Zaza Pachulia. But even if Kawhi Leonard were healthy, San Antonio could use another distributor and shot creator on the perimeter,..." May 24

  • Looming decisions by Chris Paul, Blake Griffin control fate of Clippers

    Los Angeles Times "The decisions Chris Paul and Blake Griffin make on their future will have a direct impact on the future of the Clippers. And Doc Rivers, the Clippers’ coach and president of basketball operations, knows it’ll be his job and that of his front office to do all within their power to retain that..." May 04

  • Why Does Chris Paul Get a Pass While Carmelo Gets Roasted?

    Complex "Chris Paul has played in 76 career playoff games, the most all-time by a player without a conference finals appearance. He is 10th all-time in assists, 15th in steals, third in assists per game, fifth in steals per game, and is the only player in NBA history to average 18 points, nine assists, and..." May 02

  • Chris Paul’s legacy shouldn’t require him to get a ring (but it does)

    Fox Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers lost in Game 7 of their first-round matchup to the Utah Jazz on Sunday afternoon, a result that once again has the core four of Chris Paul, JJ Redick, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan out before the Conference Finals. There are many questions about the future of this..." May 01

  • Chris Paul on future with Clippers: 'We just lost 20 minutes ago'

    Sporting News "Chris Paul’s season is over, but that doesn’t necessarily mean his time with the Clippers is. Shortly after Los Angeles’ Game 7 loss to Utah in its first-round NBA playoff series, a reporter asked Paul whether he would exercise his early termination option in July. Paul, shall we say, was..." April 30

  • Chris Paul told Paul Pierce: “You’re not ending your career in Utah”

    Pro Basketball Talk "When the Clippers lose their final game this season — maybe Sunday, maybe not for weeks — the Hall of Fame career of Paul Pierce will come to an end. It’s not why Doc Rivers was leaning so heavily on Pierce Friday night, that’s more desperation on a shorthanded (and not that deep to start with)..." April 29

  • Griffin's future with Clippers less certain than Paul's

    ESPN "THE CARAVAN WILL BEGIN DEPARTING the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City at 5:30 p.m. and pull into the loading dock in the bowels of Vivint Smart Home Arena soon after. One by one, they'll disembark into the NBA's loudest concrete bunker where, a few hours later, 19,000 fans will scream for..." April 28

  • Chris Paul Should Sign with the San Antonio Spurs if He Wants to Compete for a Title

    The Big Lead "Chris Paul has been one of the NBA’s premier point guards for a decade now, first in New Orleans, then in Los Angeles, but he’s never won a damn thing. Number of trips to the Conference Finals: 0. After a loss to the Jazz last night, Paul’s one loss away from being ousted in the first round for..." April 27

  • Chris Paul 'Would Love' To Have Staples Center Statue

    Real GM Basketball "Staples Center has a number of statues of former Los Angeles Lakers with Shaquille O'Neal joining Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jerry West. If a member of the Los Angeles Clippers ends up with a statue, it is likely to be Chris Paul. “I ain’t gonna lie to you, I haven’t drove by..." April 20

  • Chris Paul Won’t Let You Misconstrue His Comments About Jazz Fans

    Uproxx "The Clippers evened their first round series at 1-1 with the Jazz on Tuesday night in a 99-91 victory. The series now shifts back to Utah, as the Jazz have stolen home court advantage from Los Angeles. After Tuesday’s win, Clippers point guard Chris Paul was asked to clarify some comments about..." April 19

  • Westbrook, LeBron & CP3 Have Disdain for Curry, Book Claims

    The Big Lead "In the midst of Cleveland’s historic NBA Finals rally from a 3-1 deficit against Golden State in 2016, this happened in Game 6: An uncharacteristic moment of trash talk from LeBron to the 2-time MVP, Stephen Curry. Friends talk trash all the time, and make no mistake, LeBron and Curry were..." April 11

  • Clippers' Chris Paul is Doc Rivers’ idea of a classic, true point guard

    Los Angeles Times "Even in today’s NBA of shoot-first point guards, the Clippers have what is considered a traditional point guard in Chris Paul. And in the eyes of Clippers Coach Doc Rivers, Paul is one of the best leaders in the NBA. Paul looks to get his teammates involved first. He directs the offense as..." April 09

  • Dwyane Wade Reveals What Goes Down in His Group Text With LeBron, Carmelo, and Chris Paul

    Complex "A little more than a year ago, Bleacher Report published a long story about "The Brotherhood" that exists between LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Paul. In the story, LeBron revealed that he would like to play with his three close friends one day. The four players also talked..." April 07

  • Chris Paul Closer To Doc Rivers Than Any Clippers' Teammates

    Real GM Basketball "Chris Paul is one of the best point guards of all-time but he has been considered a difficult player to play with at various times in his career. One team source told Bleacher Report that Paul's hard-driving nature and politician's polish mean "nobody's really friends with Chris." " March 23

  • Rudy Gobert Has Started a Blood Feud With Chris Paul and the Clippers

    The Big Lead "The Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, 114-108. Gordon Hayward scored 27 to lead the Jazz, but Rudy Gobert may have set the tone for Utah during two incidents in the 4th quarter. First, Gobert popped J.J. Reddick in the jaw while boxing out. Then late in the game, Chris Paul..." March 14

  • Chris Paul: Players Were More Comfortable Negotiating This CBA

    Real GM Basketball "This season, Chris Paul balanced his commitments with the Los Angeles Clippers and as president of the National Basketball Players Association. The NBA and NBPA agreed upon a new CBA without any public issues. “With all of the stuff on his plate, I really didn’t have much of an expectation that..." March 07

  • Chris Paul Has A Radical Idea To Make The NBA All-Star Game More Competitive

    Uproxx "The 2017 NBA All-Star Game set an all-time scoring record, which led to fans, the media, coaches as well as current and former players to wonder if something should be done to make the game more competitive. Reggie Miller ripped the attitude of millennials for being the problem with the game,..." March 04

  • Chris Paul Admits He's a Hoarder, Doesn't Care Where the Clippers Are Seeded in the West

    Complex "Chris Paul recently missed 14 straight games after injuring his thumb in a mid-January game against the Thunder. The Los Angeles Clippers point guard had surgery and sat for over a month. In his second game back, he posted 15 points and 17 assists against the Charlotte Hornets, missing a..." March 03

  • Chris Paul has already verbally agreed to re-sign with Clips

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Clippers are approaching a pivotal offseason with both Chris Paul and Blake Griffin entering unrestricted free agency. Drama in LA? Maybe not. The team already did its part, pledging to spend “whatever it takes” to re-sign those two stars. Now, it appears the players are getting in..." February 21

  • Chris Paul says he once got crossed over by Barack Obama in pickup game

    The Comeback "The 44th Commander-in-Chief is about to pass the torch to his successor on Friday as Barack Obama’s second term as President of the United States comes to a close. As it does, people like Clippers guard Chris Paul are remembering memorable moments with the outgoing President. Obama has said he..." January 19

  • The Knicks are stuck with Carmelo Anthony, so they need Chris Paul

    Fox Sports "Regardless of whether the New York Knicks want to get out from under his massive contract, Carmelo Anthony probably isn’t going anywhere. That’s according to FOX Sports NBA insider Chris Broussard, who joined Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe on FS1’s Undisputed Wednesday to make one thing very..." January 18

  • Clippers' Chris Paul to undergo surgery on left thumb "The L.A. Clippers announced Tuesday that guard Chris Paul will undergo surgery on Wednesday, Jan. 18 to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. Dr. Steve Shin will perform the procedure. Paul is expected to miss approximately six-to-eight weeks and will continue to undergo treatment and..." January 18

  • Clippers' Chris Paul sprains thumb, to have MRI after X-rays negative

    ESPN "Clippers guard Chris Paul sprained his left thumb with 3:04 left in the second quarter of Monday night's 120-98 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder and was ruled out for the rest of the game. X-rays on the thumb were negative, but further tests need to be done to determine the extent of the..." January 17

  • Chris Paul passes Rod Strickland for 10th in career assists "Friday night brought a welcome change for Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, and it wasn’t just the shift from rap music to James Brown in the postgame locker room he appreciated after a third straight win. Point guard Chris Paul, who missed seven of the last eight Clippers game with a strained..." January 07

  • Chris Paul expected to return to Clippers lineup Friday vs. Sacramento

    Pro Basketball Talk "Chris Paul has missed seven of the last eight Clippers’ games due to a hamstring strain — games Blake Griffin also missed — and the Clippers went 2-6 in that stretch with a bottom seven offense and defense. The Clippers have had success with Griffin out in the past, but they did it with a heavy..." January 05