Chris Paul RUMORS & NEWS

  • Draymond Green Put The Injuries To Chris Paul And Steph Curry In The Proper Perspective

    Dime Magazine "Draymond Green does a lot of things on a basketball court, and he’ll be asked to do even more with Steph Curry sidelined. Off the court, however, he only does one thing: He keeps it real. He kept it real when a reporter asked him an inappropriate question about Houston floods, for example, and it..." April 27

  • Chris Paul out after suffering a fractured hand

    SB Nation "Chris Paul left the court in the middle of the third quarter in Game 4 of the first round playoff series between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night with a third metacarpal fracture on his right hand, according to Dan Woike of the OC Register. He did not..." April 26

  • Chris Paul withdrew from Team USA. What does that mean for John Wall?

    Washington Post "John Wall has not been shy to voice his thoughts about his place among Team USA’s hierarchy. He was initially left off the preliminary 28-man roster for the 2014 World Cup of Basketball before he was added four days before camp started in Las Vegas. Then he was among the first cuts. And after..." April 05

  • Chris Paul may be done with Team USA

    Today's Fastbreak "Chris Paul has a good history playing for his country, but according to a report from Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated, that time has come to an end: After more than a decade of contribution to USA Basketball, Paul told on Monday that he is withdrawing from consideration for this..." March 29

  • Chris Paul Death Threat On Twitter ... Cops Investigating

    TMZ "The LAPD is on the hunt for the social media scumbag who threatened to kill Chris Paul's wife, Jada, on Twitter ... TMZ Sports has learned. It's all over a tweet sent to Paul on March 14th which read: "@CP3 if I knew where you lived I'd probably kill your wife and frame you for it. I watch..." March 29

  • LeBron Would Take Pay Cut for Melo, Wade, CP3

    Bleacher Report "On the night before the biggest high school basketball game in modern times, two teenage prodigies—strangers, soon to be rivals—sat on a hotel staircase and bonded. They talked for hours, though, only briefly about basketball. The boys had so much else in common: raised by single moms; brought..." March 24

  • Jay Z Proves Why He Should Coach The Nets In This Private Aside With Chris Paul

    Uproxx "Being a Brooklyn Nets fan is certainly not easy. They’re one of the worst teams in the league, and as Bill Simmons is always reminding us, they don’t have their own first-round pick this season… or next season… or the season after that. An ill-advised attempt to become contenders immediately upon..." March 01

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Chris Paul said he'd be fine by Monday

  • Clippers worried they're wearing out Chris Paul before the playoffs even get here

    Orange County Register "The Clippers didn’t want to ask Chris Paul for more. It was a clear strategy they tried to follow in the aftermath of Blake Griffin’s injury in their Christmas night win over the Lakers. They wanted to keep Paul’s minutes down, his usage down, his burdens down. They couldn’t. Injuries and..." February 13

  • Chris Paul won't be a coach when his playing days are done

    CBS Sports "He's like having a coach on the floor. That might be the highest compliment a point guard can have in terms of intelligence and leadership. Well, probably the highest compliment is "there's nothing we can do, he's destroying the planet," which is what Stephen Curry is getting this season. But..." February 12

  • Chris Paul on late technical: 'I guess it was for what I said'

    ESPN "A costly technical foul assessed to Chris Paul in the Clippers' 108-102 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night conjured up the point guard's history with referee Lauren Holtkamp. Trailing by two points with 20 seconds remaining in regulation, Paul and Clippers shooting guard J.J...." February 04

  • Robin Lopez smacks Chris Paul in rebound tangle: 'Maybe I overreacted'

    ESPN "Robin Lopez was ejected from the New York Knicks' 28-point loss to the Los Angeles Clippers after smacking Chris Paul in the face. "Things were getting pretty chippy out there," Lopez said after the 116-88 defeat. "It happened so fast. Kind of hard to recall, but maybe I overreacted a little..." January 23

  • Justin Bieber tweets Chris Paul for All-Star starter, it won’t be enough

    Pro Basketball Talk "Justin Bieber has a ridiculous 73 million Twitter followers. Say what you will of his music — my tween daughter hates his stuff, I’ll take her word for it — the man is a social media powerhouse. Thursday he through that social media power behind a push to get Chris Paul a starting spot in the..." January 08

  • Clippers' Paul: 'We're not a team that anybody needs to be worried about'

    The Score "The morale of the Los Angeles Clippers is slowly sinking as the team continues to come up small against contenders. Saturday's 107-97 loss to the Houston Rockets - who are coming off an appearance in the Western Conference finals last season - was just another example of the Clippers playing..." December 20

  • Spurs' Parker feels bad Paul has never played in Conference Finals

    The Score "The Western Conference Finals remain uncharted waters for "The Point God" Chris Paul, who's Hall of Fame resume is marginally tainted by how neither of his teams have advanced past the second round in the NBA playoffs. The eight-time NBA All-Star got to within one game in last year's postseason..." December 18

  • Effects of CP3 vetoed trade being felt four years after proposed move

    Fox Sports "Four years ago, on Dec. 8, 2011, two words altered the course of NBA history: “Basketball reasons.” That was the logic given by the NBA league office for the most controversial decision of then-NBA Commissioner David Stern’s 30-year tenure: Acting as the principal decision-maker of the..." December 08

  • Clippers' Chris Paul will not play against the Magic on Saturday

    Orlando Sentinel "For the third time in four games, the Orlando Magic will face an opponent that is missing a key player because of injury. Inflamed rib cartilage will prevent perennial All-Star point guard Chris Paul from playing when the Los Angeles Clippers host the Magic on Saturday night, Clippers coach Doc..." December 05

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Chris Paul will not play.

  • Clippers unsure of extent of Chris Paul's rib injury

    The Score "It was a rough night for top-level point guards and their midsections at Staples Center on Monday. Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul left the game against the Portland Trail Blazers in the third quarter and was ruled out with a rib muscle strain. Blazers point guard Damian Lillard..." December 01

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    Monte Poole @MontePooleCSN

    Doc Rivers says Chris Paul will play for #Clippers vs. #Warriors tonight. No Redick.

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    Rowan Kavner @RowanKavner

    Chris Paul is out (groin). Pablo Prigioni to start.

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    Pete Pranica @PetePranica

    Clips have listed Chris Paul as "doubtful" for tonight's game with a sore groin.

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Chris Paul will be upgraded to probable tonight against Memphis

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Chris Paul listed as "doubtful" for Clippers game with Memphis Monday

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    No decision on Chris Paul for tonight as of yet, but he says if he can play, he will.

  • Report: Paul's right groin injury not serious

    ESPN "Los Angeles Clippers starting point guard Chris Paul suffered a right groin injury during the game against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. Paul doesn't think it's a serious issue moving forward. From Dan Wokie of The Orange County Register: "A day later, the severity of the injury is..." November 06

  • Clippers' Paul 'without question' expects to play vs. Rockets

    The Score "A strained groin that forced him to sit out the final possession Wednesday night against the Golden State Warriors shouldn't cost Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul any games. "I'll be good," Paul said, according to's Rowan Kavner. "Go home, let my kids take care of me...." November 05

  • Chris Paul: Mark Cuban called me 'all the time' when I was a free agent

    The Score "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's blood pressure must be through the roof. Following a humiliating defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Clippers on national television, point guard Chris Paul revealed in the postgame scrum that Cuban tried his very best to sign him when he was a free agent..." October 30

  • DeMarcus Cousins on Clippers: ‘I hate ’em’

    Pro Basketball Talk "DeMarcus Cousins is most vocal about about his dislike of Chris Paul, but really, it’s all the Clippers. The Kings center addressed the Clippers after Sacramento’s 111-104 loss to Los Angeles last night. Cousins on the Clippers, via CSN California: I hate ’em. Honestly, I do. I hate..." October 30

  • Chris Paul wants to win with and finish his career as a Clipper

    Yahoo! Sports "Chris Paul says he wants to retire as a Clipper, which is good news for the Clippers, and also very understandable on Paul’s end. The star point guard, who could become a free agent in 2017, discussed as much with Dan Woike at the Orange County Register: He’s supremely confident in his place..." October 30

  • DeAndre Jordan says ‘tension’ with Chris Paul was created by media

    Larry Brown Sports "DeAndre Jordan and Chris Paul have addressed rumors about their supposed rift on multiple occasions, and both players claim there are no issues that exist between them. But recently, Jordan admitted for the first time that there was tension last season. He just doesn’t think it was his or Paul’s..." October 28

  • Chris Paul expected to return from finger fracture Wednesday

    The Score "The Los Angeles Clippers weren't kidding when they said Chris Paul's fractured left index finger wasn't considered serious. Paul fractured the finger at practice Saturday but has already made a full return to practice, going through Tuesday's session in Shanghai, China, without issue. He..." October 13

  • Clippers guard Chris Paul fractures index finger in China

    Los Angeles Times "The first exhibition game of the Clippers' two-game appearance in China on Sunday did not include guards Chris Paul and Austin Rivers. Both were sidelined because of injuries suffered during practices. Paul fractured his left index finger during a scrimmage on Saturday. He is not expected to..." October 11

  • Clippers' Chris Paul takes hits in stride, clears air with DeAndre Jordan

    Los Angeles Times "Chris Paul belittled DeAndre Jordan. He got in his Clippers teammate's face. He was one of the reasons the free agent Jordan briefly committed to the Dallas Mavericks this summer before changing his mind and remaining a Clipper. None of the hits to Paul's reputation have left much of a mark,..." August 12

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    Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA

    Jamal Crawford thinks the "issues" between Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan were blown out of proportion.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Another marquee name expected at Team USA mini-camp in 10 days' time: Clippers point guard Chris Paul

  • Dwight Howard and Chris Paul to attend USAB camp said to be mandatory for 2016 team

    ESPN "Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is the latest marquee name to commit to attend the upcoming USA Basketball minicamp, according to league sources. Sources told that Howard, who had to withdraw from the 2012 Olympic team to undergo back surgery, has told USA Basketball officials he..." August 01

  • Clippers' Rivers says rift between Paul and Jordan was 'way overblown'

    The Score "Chris Paul's nefarious high-five habits were ultimately not enough to dissuade DeAndre Jordan from re-signing with the Los Angeles Clippers. That was the narrative during Jordan's five-day verbal commitment to the Dallas Mavericks. Fingers were pointed squarely at Paul as the reason for..." July 18

  • LeBron suggests CP3 'had a lot more information' on DJ's plans

    Fox Sports "Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan may not be best friends, but that apparently hasn’t stopped CP3 from keeping himself in the loop over the past week. LeBron James was on vacation with Paul in the Bahamas while all of the Jordan drama was unfolding. At one point, it seemed like Jordan had already..." July 13

  • DeAndre Jordan Was Annoyed Chris Paul Wouldn’t Hi-Five Him

    Black Sports Online "DeAndre Jordan has made the move to Dallas to play for the Mavericks next season leaving many wondering why he didn’t stay in LA and continue the Lob City tradition. According to ESPN, the reasons for Jordan’s departure from the Clippers were some differences between him and star point guard Chris..." July 05

  • Doc Rivers Addressed DeAndre Jordan and CP3 Beef He Said Didn’t Exist

    Black Sports Online "It was reported there was some tension between Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan. Doc Rivers as he has been known to do, lied about there being any problem. There was definitely some sort of beef because Rivers had to address it in his meeting with Jordan." July 03

  • Rivers: CP3, Jordan know they 'need each other'

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers believes Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan have a good relationship and that both players, along with Blake Griffin, understand they need each other to ultimately win a championship and want to win one together. "I can put this to rest: They get along great,"..." May 28

  • 2014-2015 All NBA Teams named "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the 2014-15 All-NBA First Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the NBA in Player Impact Estimate (PIE), which measures a player's overall statistical contribution..." May 21

  • NBA All-Defensive teams named "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the league in both blocks per game (2.9) and total blocked shots (200). Additionally, Davis..." May 20

  • Chris Paul & DeAndre Jordan -- 'Beef' Is Total BS ... Says Clippers Teammate

    TMZ "There is NO rift between Chris Paul & DeAndre Jordan ... despite reports to the contrary, so says Clippers teammate Dahntay Jones who tells TMZ Sports the L.A. superstars are still like "brothers." "Guys fight and argue on the court, but that's just the emotion of the game," Jones says ... "but..." May 20

  • Clippers' Paul no longer on minutes restriction

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul is no longer on a minutes restriction, coach Doc Rivers said Wednesday. Paul played 35 minutes in the Clippers' 124-103 loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, finishing with 22 points and 10 assists. It was the most minutes Paul has played in a game..." May 14

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Chris Paul is listed as questionable for Game 3 but plan is for him to try and play, according to sources.

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    Los Angeles Clippers @LAClippers

    Doc Rivers said Chris Paul (hamstring) will start and have a minutes restriction tonight.

  • Chris Paul remains uncertain going to Game 3

    Orange County Register "Doc Rivers knows Chris Paul will be back. He just doesn’t know when. The Clippers’ star point guard wasn’t able to play for the second straight game, with his injured left hamstring not healed enough to allow him to take the floor Wednesday. “It concerns me,” the Clippers coach said. “Again,..." May 07

  • Chris Paul doubtful for Game 2

    Houston Chronicle "Doc Rivers said today that guard Chris Paul was “doubtful” for Game 2 vs. the Rockets tonight. Paul missed Game 1 — a 117-101 Clippers victory — with a hamstring injury. “I pretty much doubt it just from talking to him,” Rivers said at Wednesday morning’s shootaround. " May 06

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