Chris Paul RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chris Paul, Blake Griffin lead Clippers to 120-97 victory over Lakers

    L.A. Daily News "Mike D’Antoni is coach of one of the worst Lakers teams in franchise history. That doesn’t mean he’s not smart enough to know which Clippers players he has to fear most. “They have a lot of weapons and obviously (Chris) Paul spearheads the whole thing,” D’Antoni said ahead of Sunday’s game with..." April 07

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    Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

    Chris Paul just went through shoot around with his right thumb taped. He looked at it throughout but will start.

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Chris Paul on playing tomorrow with sprained right thumb: "No question."

  • Clippers PG Chris Paul diagnosed with sprained right thumb

    Fansided "Friday night was already unfortunate for the Los Angeles Clippers in that they sustained a hard-fought loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, but after the game, it was revealed that LA took an even bigger hit in the form of yet another injury. As noted above by Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times,..." February 22

  • Chris Paul recalls crying after Hornets finalized deal sending him to Clippers

    Yahoo! Sports "Chris Paul stepped onto a private jet here around 5 a.m. on Dec. 15, 2011 for a flight to a new start in Los Angeles. As soon as the ex-New Orleans Hornets star sat down in his seat, the reality of the departure from a city that he loved and a franchise that frustrated him set in and he broke down..." February 14

  • Clippers thriving despite injuries

    Fox Sports West "The Clippers haven't been the healthiest team in the NBA this season, but their ability to win despite some missing parts has been remarkable. Over the course of their first 54 games, they've gone extended stretches without point guard Chris Paul, shooting guard J.J. Redick and forward Matt..." February 12

  • Clippers dominate 76ers in Chris Paul's return, 123-78

    Los Angeles Times "It was Showtime at Staples Center on Sunday night, starring the return of Chris Paul, the comeback of Blake Griffin from an injury scare and the rest of the Clippers playing their roles. Playing in his first game since he separated his right shoulder Jan. 3 at Dallas, Paul had seven points and..." February 10

  • Chris Paul to play Sunday "Chris Paul's return to the lineup may be imminent. After missing the past 18 games, Paul is expected to play Sunday against the Philadelphia 76ers, according to Head Coach Doc Rivers. Prior to the Clippers practice Saturday, Rivers said there was a “50-50” chance Paul would suit up against..." February 09

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Doc Rivers said that it was "50-50" that Chris Paul would play Sunday vs. 76ers. Paul has separated right shoulder.

  • Clippers should get Chris Paul back on court Sunday

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Clippers have gone 11-6 since Chris Paul went out Jan. 3 with a separated shoulder. It’s been an impressive run, with Blake Griffin stepping up and showing off a more well-rounded game. In those 17 games the Clippers have averaged 111.7 points per 100 possessions, best in the NBA. It makes..." February 06

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    Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

    Chris Paul will play 2 games before the All-Star Game (Philadelphia & Portland) and plans to play in the game.

  • Chris Paul could return Friday against the Raptors

    Los Angeles Times "Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul is inching closer to playing basketball again, perhaps as soon as Friday night when his team hosts the Toronto Raptors at Staples Center. Paul, who has sat out 16 games because of a separated right shoulder, has been doing some shooting and running..." February 04

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Sources: Chris Paul is aiming to return on either Feb. 7 (vs. Toronto) or Feb. 9 (vs. Philadelphia). Paul has been out since Jan. 3.

  • Clippers' Chris Paul keeps working out, but return is up in the air

    Los Angeles Times "Chris Paul got in a good, strong workout before the Clippers played the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night. Paul got in a good sweat shooting jumpers and runners. He got in a good sweat running up and down the court after he shot. But Paul still is a ways away from playing because of a..." January 28

  • Expected 2014 NBA All-Star Game starters "On Thurday night at 7 p.m. ET, TNT's "Inside the NBA" will announce the 2014 NBA All-Star starters. We've gota pretty good idea of what that's going to look like based on earlier returns. Here are the expected results. The big questions: Will Chris Paul re-take his spot from Stephen Curry for..." January 23

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    Los Angeles Clippers @LAClippers

    Hedo Turkoglu is active tonight. Byron Mullens will join Chris Paul (shoulder/not with team) on inactive list.

  • Clippers talking the talk in CP3's absence "Chris Paul is talky. It isn’t necessarily bombastic, and it isn’t always intended to provoke. Much of it is in the form of sound advice and vital information: An on-court message to a teammate during a timeout telling him how to be of better service on a high pick, a positive counsel to another..." January 10

  • Clippers: Paul will be out up to 6 weeks "Chris Paul will be out of the Los Angeles Clippers' lineup for up to six weeks with a separated right shoulder, but the All-Star point guard won't need surgery. The Clippers gave the prognosis Sunday after Paul had an MRI. Paul was injured in the third quarter of the Clippers' game at Dallas..." January 06

  • Chris Paul (shoulder) out 3-5 weeks "Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul is expected to miss at least three to five weeks with a separated right shoulder suffered during Friday night's 119-112 win against the Dallas Mavericks. Clippers coach Doc Rivers said the injury to the shoulder on the star's shooting arm was a..." January 04

  • Tony Allen auctioning off shoe that kicked Chris Paul’s face, for charity

    Pro Basketball Talk "You can own a shoe that has kicked Chris Paul in the face. And who doesn’t want that? Remember the play from Nov. 19 — Tony Allen went into the air, got burned by CP3 something fierce, and in an effort to make a play and kick the ball away he caught Paul across the face. Allen said it was not..." December 20

  • Chris Paul to start against Pacers after hamstring strain

    SB Nation "The Los Angeles Clippers list Chris Paul in their starting lineup for a Sunday matchup against the Indiana Pacers after the point guard missed a game because of a hamstring strain, according to ESPN's Arash Markazi. The Clippers guard injured himself in the third quarter of what would become a..." December 01

  • Chris Paul, J.J. Redick questionable for Clippers against Pacers on Sunday

    Indy Cornrows "The Clippers survived to beat the Kings in OT without their starting backcourt playing down the stretch. The status for both Chris Paul and J.J. Redick against the Pacers remains unknown. Chris Paul missed his first game of the season for the Clippers when a hamstring injury kept him out of..." November 30

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Chris Paul was a partial participant in shootaround this morning. He's a game-time decision against the Kings tonight in Sac.

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    Los Angeles Clippers @LAClippers

    .@cp3 on hamstring: "I'm alright... it's a little tight, but I'll be ready Friday"

  • Chris Paul strains hamstring in Clippers' 93-80 win over Knicks

    Los Angeles Times "Chris Paul suffered a strained right hamstring late in the third quarter of the Clippers' game against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. The All-Star point guard didn't return to play in the game after he went to the locker room, but the Clippers went on to a 93-80 victory at Staples..." November 28

  • Paul doubles up again to lead Clippers over Timberwolves, 102-98

    Los Angeles Times "It was the way Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul made NBA history Wednesday that was so impressive. It was the way Paul shredded Minnesota's defense in passing Hall of Fame member Magic Johnson's record that was so awe-inspiring. Paul shook free of his early shooting struggles and..." November 21

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    Grizzlies guard Tony Allen has been suspended one game for kicking Clippers guard Chris Paul in the face during Monday's game.

  • 158d @InsideHoops

    The NBA has warned Chris Paul about #flopping, from a Nov. 11 game vs the Timberwolves

  • Chris Paul and Clippers leave Minnesota hanging in 109-107 victory

    Los Angeles Times "The Minnesota Timberwolves found a way to take DeAndre Jordan out of the game. There was nothing they could do about Chris Paul and Jamal Crawford. With Crawford hitting shots from all over the court and Paul making a defiant defensive play on his way to another double-double, the Clippers..." November 12

    NBA Opening Week Highlights

    PSD Staff The 2013 - 2014 NBA season has officially kicked off and there have already been plenty of high flying dunks, blocks and amazing performances. From rookies setting records, the Warriors and Clippers showdown and some posterizing dunks, the season has only just begun but boy are we excited by what... November 04

  • Chris Paul, Clippers win shootout against Warriors

    Los Angeles Times "So this is how the Clippers responded to an unexpected season-opening loss. The Clippers opened a big lead, withstood a rally by the Golden State Warriors and showed some resolve in pulling out a 126-115 victory Thursday night. Chris Paul was the main one who played as if he didn't want to..." November 01

    2013 - 2014 Pro Sports Daily NBA Player Rankings (1 - 25)

    PSD Staff When ESPN released their NBA player rankings for the 2013 – 2014 season, a lot of us here at Pro Sports Daily questioned their methodology. Specifically, we questioned why they would rank Kobe Bryant #25 with players like Roy Hibbert, Chris Bosh and other questionable players ahead of him. We... October 31

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  • Chris Paul and J.J. Redick, now Clippers teammates, bury feud

    Yahoo! Sports "The feud started as these things often do with a Tobacco Road rivalry. A fight at Michael Jordan's camp followed as did an injury scare. But when J.J. Redick joined the Los Angeles Clippers in July to become Chris Paul's new backcourt mate … well both Redick and Paul knew it was finally time to..." October 17

  • Clippers' Chris Paul elected new NBPA President "Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul became the highest profile player in more than a decade to head the National Basketball Players Association as he was elected president Wednesday after a two-day meeting in Las Vegas. Paul a vice president on the union's executive board for the past four..." August 22

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Chris Paul elected president of National Basketball Players Association confirmed by NBPA.

  • Griffin agrees with CP3: Time to step up role

    ESPN Los Angeles "If Chris Paul meant to challenge his teammate Blake Griffin when he said recently that the Los Angeles Clippers will "definitely go as Blake goes" it worked. Not only did Griffin hear his teammates words he agreed with them. "[Paul] has a huge role on this team" Griffin said Thursday in an..." August 15

  • Paul Had No Input On Clippers' Signings Of Redick, Dudley

    Real GM Basketball "Chris Paul was asked whether he had any input on the Los Angeles Clippers’ signings of J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley. “I didn’t” Paul said “I was actually shooting a commercial at USC when I found out we got J.J. and Jared Dudley. Doc (Rivers) has been amazing since he got the head coaching job..." August 10

  • CP3 says hopes rest on Blake Griffin "Chris Paul quickly became the leader of the Los Angeles Clippers when he was traded in December 2011. But as far as he's concerned young forward Blake Griffin is the key to the franchise's title hopes. "Blake is one of those guys where his age has nothing to do with anything" Paul said in a..." August 06

  • Rumor: CP3 threatened departure before Rivers arrived

    CSN New England "Chris Paul wanted Doc Rivers. The Clippers did too. Then they balked. Paul threatened to leave. The Clippers made it happen. That's essentially the timeline of events that Bill Simmons laid out on Grantland yesterday. To Chris Paul who basically told the Clippers that after they squashed the..." August 01

  • Chris Paul changes mind and is leaning toward playing in the 2016 Olympics. "Chris Paul has changed his mind and is leaning toward playing in the 2016 Olympics. The Los Angeles Clippers point guard who was on the 2008 and 2012 gold medal teams said he was leaning heavily toward bypassing the 2016 Games -- until Duke's Mike Krzyzewski announced he was returning to coach..." July 27

    NBA Free Agency 2013: Official Signings Tracker

    PSD Staff Wednesday, July 10th is the first day that teams can officially sign players to the contracts that we have been reporting over the last two weeks. We are simply going to list them in here as they trickle in throughout the next couple of days. Nothing should be a surprise, just making things... July 11

  • Clippers introduce fleet of players "Chris Paul could have had his own news conference. He could have had his own day in the sun in front of the cameras and media where he explained why he chose to stay with the Los Angeles Clippers. He didn't want that. Paul wanted his first news conference after signing a 5-year, $107 million..." July 10

  • Doc Rivers Will Make Clippers Fun, Improved But Not Surefire Title Contender

    NESN "Doc Rivers knows what it’s like to be an NBA point guard. Perhaps that is why he is so patient with them, which is a good thing. Patience is a virtue Rivers will need with the Clippers. In one of the overlooked aspects of the coach’s move west, Rivers traded one mercurial point guard, Rajon..." July 02

  • Paul is expected to sign a five-year, $107 million extension

    ESPN Los Angeles "Chris Paul is expected to verbally agree to a five-year, $107 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Clippers shortly after the team is able to officially offer it to him, beginning at 12:01 a.m. ET Monday morning, sources have told ESPN. Paul's decision to stay with the Clippers is..." July 01

  • Report: Chris Paul's reps inform teams he's re-signing with Clippers "Don't waste your time, money, or breath, NBA teams, Chris Paul isn't going anywhere in free agency. After two months of increasing tension with Paul over the issue of firing Vinnie Del Negro and the public blame being attributed to Paul, then a deal to obtain Doc Rivers as Del Negro's..." June 30

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    Shaun Powell @Powell2daPeople

    Dwight Howard wants Chris Paul as a teammate. Feels Paul will involve him in the offense.

  • Doc Rivers: 'Obviously we've got to make sure [Chris Paul] signs here' "Doc Rivers' first day with the Clipperswas officially Wednesday as he was introduced and held a formal press conference. But he doesn't have much time for handshakes and introductions. With the draft on Thursday and free agency a few days after that, he has to get to work as coach and vice..." June 27

  • With Doc Rivers in fold, Clippers turn sights on Chris Paul

    Los Angeles Times "Doc Rivers is considered one of the best coaches in the NBA, and now he'll be coaching the Clippers. It just took a while to make that happen. Almost two weeks of haggling, negotiating and wrangling were required for the Clippers to finally pry Rivers away from the Boston Celtics, for the..." June 26

  • Mavs' Chris Paul pipe dream comes to an end

    ESPN Dallas "Pfffffffft. That’s the sound of the air going out of the Mavericks’ slim hopes of landing Chris Paul. The Clippers essentially locked up the perennial All-Star point guard by trading for the right to give former Celtics coach Doc Rivers a $7 million-per-season contract, as ESPNBoston's Jackie..." June 23

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