Chris Paul RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Chris Paul says he's fine after straining hamstring

    ESPN "Chris Paul said he was fine, despite coming out of the third quarter of the LA Clippers' 106-101 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night with what the team called "a strained left hamstring." "I'm OK," Paul said. "I'm glad I caught it when I did." Paul grabbed his left hamstring..." December 23

  • Chris Paul leaves game with strained hamstring, now day-to-day

    Pro Basketball Talk "Midway through the third quarter Thursday night against the Spurs, Chris Paul was chasing Tony Parker around a pick, when he pulled up and started to grab his hamstring. CP3 instantly came out of the game, not to return. The Clippers went on to get the win 106-101, and after the game the..." December 23

  • LeBron James, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant can earn $210 million deals under new CBA

    CBS Sports "The new collective-bargaining agreement has been agreed upon in principle, and if you thought the deals were big last summer, wait until you see what guys are getting next year. For years, LeBron James has been dancing with one-year deals as the salary cap has skyrocketed. With no injury..." December 15

  • Chris Paul records historic 20-point, 20-assist, zero-turnover game vs. Pelicans

    CBS Sports "Chris Paul did something on Saturday night that hadn't been accomplished in 32 years. In the Clippers' 133-105 victory against the short-handed Pelicans, Paul finished with 20 points, 20 assists, and zero turnovers. Paul is averaging 17.8 points, 9.4 assists, and 5.2 rebounds, shooting 46..." December 11

  • David Stern: There Was Never A CP3 To Lakers Trade To 'Void'

    Real GM Basketball "David Stern was asked about the proposed trade of Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers that was canceled by him when the NBA were assuming control of the-then New Orleans Hornets. Paul was to be traded to the Lakers with Pau Gasol going to the Houston Rockets in a blockbuster three-team..." December 08

  • Chris Paul keeps hope of teaming with LeBron and Melo alive: ‘Anything’s possible’

    New York Daily News "Clippers All Star point guard Chris Paul is not ruling out joining forces with pals Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James, saying "Definitely, anything's possible." Paul, who can become a free agent on July 1st, told the Open Run podcast with Jesse Williams and Stefan Marolachakis that he has..." December 08

  • Clippers Expect Chris Paul To Seek Full Five-Year Max Contract

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers expect Chris Paul to demand the full five-year max this offseason in free agency. Paul turns 32 in May and his new five-year deal would take him well past 35. Paul has so far defied age related regression and has remained incredibly healthy." December 01

  • It's now or never for CP3, Blake and the Clippers

    ESPN "On the team plane late Sunday after a dismal loss to the Pacers -- the second of three straight -- Chris Paul strode to Blake Griffin's seat for a chat about what had befallen the mighty Clippers. The talk was brief, and happy. "We'll be fine," Griffin told Paul, the two men recalled to..." December 01

  • Is Chris Paul/Blake Griffin duo still working?

    USA Today "Do a quick Internet search for “Top NBA Free Agents 2017,” and an interesting list appears. Courtesy of our USA TODAY Network partners at, they have the unofficial ranking as such: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors; Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors; Blake Griffin, Los..." November 22

  • Chris Paul Seeing Benefits After Offseason LASIK Procedure "GOOGLE PLUS TWITTER Rowan Kavner Digital Content Coordinator LOS ANGELES – Chris Paul memorizes how an opponent’s defense reacts, then exploits the system. He can also do the same thing when the opponent is an eye exam. “Line 8 on the chart says, ‘F-E-L-O-P-Z-D,’” Paul recited from..." November 17

  • Chris Paul: The NBA’s Only Great Point Guard

    The Sports Quotient "I don’t blame you if you hate the Los Angeles Clippers. They complain incessantly, they’re entitled brats, and they’re bizarrely cocky despite their lack of playoff success. These traits didn’t magically appear; they come from Clippers head coach Doc Rivers. Doc isn’t an X’s and O’s virtuoso or a..." October 29

  • Clippers' Paul: We know we're not 'well-liked' in NBA

    CBS Sports "Chris Paul spoke with TNT after the Clippers' 114-106 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, a chippy affair featuring multiple technicals and a lot of hard fouls. Boos rained down on the Clippers after their win, and when TNT's David Aldridge asked Paul about the contentious game, CP3 ran with..." October 28