Chris Paul RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chris Paul Revealed To Steve Ballmer That Doc Rivers Was Contributor To Exit

    Real GM Basketball "Following Chris Paul's exit from the Los Angeles Clippers last offseason, Steve Ballmer asked to meet with him. Ballmer wanted to gain insight from Paul on why he left and also to share his thoughts on the state of the franchise. Sources say Paul told Ballmer that Doc Rivers was one of the..." April 11

  • With free agency on horizon, Chris Paul says he ‘loves it’ in Houston

    Houston Chronicle "As his first regular season with the Rockets reached its final days in the last season of his contract, guard Chris Paul said he has not even considered the decisions that will come next other than to say he has been very happy in Houston. For now, he said, that’s enough. Paul will be a free..." April 11

  • Chris Paul says he threw up while processing trade from Clippers to Rockets

    CNBC "Making big decisions when it comes to the course of your career can be nerve-wracking. And when you've got hundreds of millions of dollars on the line — and millions of fans following your every move — it can be even harder. Such was the case for NBA star Chris Paul. In June, after spending..." April 05

  • Chris Paul: I'll pay Gerald Green's fine for shove, ejection in win

    ESPN "Chris Paul says he will pay any fine that results from teammate Gerald Green shoving Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng in the fourth quarter of the Rockets' 129-120 win Sunday night. Green was ejected for coming to Paul's defense after a frustrated Dieng pushed him down after a..." March 19

  • Chris Paul called out-of-bounds for high fiving James Harden’s mom

    NBC Sports "It’s a standard play we see at the end of most NBA games: the outcome is decided, the clock has just a few ticks left, and the player with the ball dribbles it out unguarded. It’s the victory formation and kneel down of the NBA. Chris Paul was doing that at the end of the Rockets’ 13th-straight..." February 27

  • James Harden: Chris Paul Saw Something In Me He Didn't See In Anybody Else

    Real GM Basketball "James Harden and Chris Paul have had a successful start to their partnership that they themselves worked together to create last offseason. “Obviously, Chris wanted to get out of LA and he chose here and so far, so good,” Harden said. “He saw something in me that he didn’t see in anybody else,..." February 14

  • CP3 passes Andre Miller for 9th on all-time assists list

    Clutch Points "Another night, yet another NBA record that has to do with the Houston Rockets. This time, it was star point guard Chris Paul on Saturday night when he passed Andre Miller for No. 9 all-time in career assists in NBA history. Early in the second quarter of Saturday night’s primetime contest..." February 04

  • Rockets' Trevor Ariza expected to miss more games; Chris Paul questionable vs. Magic

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets knew they would be shorthanded again, with Trevor Ariza out with a strained left hamstring. How shorthanded and for how long is still to be determined, with Chris Paul also returning to their injury report with a sore right groin. Paul is listed as questionable to play on Tuesday..." January 29

  • Chris Paul Insists He'll Never Become NBA Coach

    Real GM Basketball "While Chris Paul has frequently been cited as a current player most likely to end up as an NBA head coach, he insists he will never become one due to the travel involved with the job." January 24

  • Report: James Harden, Chris Paul and Gerald Green were holding back Trevor Ariza in back hallway

    Pro Basketball Talk "Rockets players James Harden, Trevor Ariza, Gerald Green and Chris Paul reportedly went through a back hallway to confront Austin Rivers and Blake Griffin in the Clippers’ locker room after last night’s game. That’s one version of the story, at least. But it apparently isn’t the only one –..." January 16

  • After last night's locker room brouhaha, Chris Paul will probably never be cheered at Staples Center again

    Los Angeles Times "For most of the game they played hard but nice, two former teammates trying to act like this was just another game. Then, in the final minutes of the Monday homecoming of former Clippers star Chris Paul, the elephant in the room roared. In an on-court confrontation that later spilled into a..." January 16

  • Police called after Harden, CP3 others storm Clippers locker room to confront Blake Griffin, Austin Rivers

    New York Daily News "The bad blood between these two teams is no longer restricted to the basketball court. Police were called to diffuse a situation after several Rockets players stormed the Clippers locker room to confront Blake Griffin and Austin Rivers, according to multiple reports. James Harden, Chris..." January 16

  • Blake Griffin Said Chris Paul Left The Clippers ‘The Right Way’

    Dime Magazine "Blake Griffin may be the last Clipper standing in Los Angeles soon enough, but he doesn’t seem to have any hard feelings about the departure of Chris Paul. The two may have been franchise cornerstones for the Clippers, who were facing a very uncertain offseason after LA fell short in the..." January 11

  • West defends himself after CP3's moves caused injury

    Yardbarker "Chris Paul put the moves on David West during one particular play in Thursday’s game, which caused the Warriors veteran to suffer a sprained ankle while attempting to guard the Rockets point guard. CP3 used a few stepback crossover moves to put West on skates, and then proceeded to drain a..." January 05

  • Chris Paul figures prominently in Rockets' long-term plans

    Houston Chronicle "Guard Chris Paul was told he had reached the date, six months after he had been traded from the Los Angeles Clippers, at which the Rockets could offer a contract extension. He said he was unaware of the date and showed little interest in it. As president of the players association, he likely..." January 03

  • Chris Paul Buys Massive Texas Mansion ... 14 Bathrooms!!!

    TMZ "Lookin' for a place to pee? Try Chris Paul's brand new Houston-area mansion ... 'cause the dude has enough bathrooms to handle a small army!!! TMZ Sports has learned the NBA superstar purchased an 18,717 square foot estate in Spring, Texas -- 30 miles from the Toyota Center where the Houston..." December 30

  • Rockets' Paul remains out vs. Celtics with adductor strain

    NBA.com "The Houston Rockets were already undermanned on the frontline entering tonight's showdown with the Boston Celtics. Their backcourt will have decidedly less depth as well, as point guard Chris Paul is listed as out for tonight's game. The team updated Paul's injury status this morning to list..." December 28

  • Rockets' Chris Paul ruled out for Friday's game

    Houston Chronicle "As well as the Rockets' season had gone, the turn of events with their loss to the Lakers and injury to star guard Chris Paul left them on Thursday happy to say things could be worse. Paul was ruled out with a strained left adductor, but Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni was relieved to be able to..." December 21

  • Chris Paul suffers first loss as Rocket, leaves with leg injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Chris Paul did not have the best of nights on Wednesday. After going 14-0 in games he played this season, Paul suffered his first loss as a member of the Houston Rockets. Houston fell to the Los Angeles Lakers 122-116. On top of that, Paul left the game with a leg injury. " December 21

  • Rumor: LeBron, Chris Paul’s desire to play together ‘overstated assumption’

    Cavs Nation "Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James can become a free agent at the end of this season, it’s true. NBA experts and analysts have been trying to decipher where the three-time champion might go — if anywhere at all. One team that has recently been in the discussion is the Houston..." December 14

  • Mike D’Antoni says integrating Chris Paul working better than wildest dreams

    Clutch Points "Chris Paul’s incorporation into the Houston Rockets has been as seamless as fans have hoped for, but if you ask head coach Mike D’Antoni, his integration into this culture has worked better than his wildest dreams. Take a pure passing point guard, who’s known to become a lethal fourth-quarter..." December 07

  • Chris Paul on relationship with DeAndre Jordan: We talk 'just about every day'

    USA Today "Chris Paul returned to a Los Angeles basketball court on Saturday afternoon. Not that you’d know it by the lack of media attention when he arrived. Reporters were sparse inside the UCLA gym where his Houston team practiced, in part because the Clippers team that he left behind last summer..." December 04

  • Chris Paul injury update: Rockets expect guard to return Thursday

    Sporting News "Chris Paul is ready to get back on the court. After an extensive absence, the Rockets are hopeful to have the star guard back in the lineup Thursday when the team takes on the Suns, the Houston Chronicle reported. Paul has been sidelined since the team's Oct. 17 season opener because of a..." November 15

  • With return around the corner, Rockets' Chris Paul ramps up workout sessions

    Houston Chronicle "With the Rockets hoping to have guard Chris Paul ready to play Thursday in Phoenix, Paul ramped up his workouts on Sunday and is scheduled for intense sessions again on Tuesday and Wednesday. Paul has been out since the Oct. 17 season opener because of a bruised left knee suffered Oct. 11 in..." November 14

  • Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni on Chris Paul's return: 'Sooner than later'

    Houston Chronicle "Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni tweaked his daily answer about when Chris Paul would return from his bruised left knee, but the change was more about how he put it than the timetable itself. D’Antoni said last Wednesday that he guessed Paul would be out another two weeks. He said he could only..." November 07

  • Mike D’Antoni hopes Chris Paul can return in 2 weeks

    Fanrag Sports "The Houston Rockets have been doing just fine without veteran point guard Chris Paul. That doesn’t mean it’s a good thing that the team’s most important offseason addition is still an unknown number of weeks away from returning to the court, though. However, Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni..." November 02

  • Still no timetable for Chris Paul's return to Rockets lineup

    Houston Chronicle "Rockets guard Chris Paul said he is progressing from the bruised left knee that has kept him out of four of the Rockets' five games and will keep him sidelined for the back-to-back in Charlotte and Memphis Friday and Saturday, but has no timetable in mind for a return. "I have no clue, no..." October 28

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