Tag: Chris Paul

Chris Paul Yelled At Refs For ‘Trying To Prove A Point’ After Getting A Delay Of Game Technical

Chris Paul has a reputation of being a bit of a whiner on the basketball court, as he irks opposing fans and players alike by sometimes embellishing contact or getting after refs to make calls in his favor. On Friday night, he only further earned such reputation when he successfully complained to referees that Jordan […]

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Chris Paul Complained To The Ref Until He Gave Jordan Bell A Tech For His Untucked Jersey

Chris Paul has earned a reputation over the years for being one of the most overbearing players in the league. Not only is he constantly chirping at his teammates on both sides of the floor to point out their miscues or to usher them back into position; he is relentless in lobbying the officiating crew […]

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Chris Paul Was ‘Shocked’ To Find Out The Rockets Traded Him To The Thunder

Not only was last summer’s free agency frenzy one of the wildest on record; it also had something of a domino effect for several players not on the free agent market. For instance, you have to start in Toronto with Kawhi Leonard to trace the events that led to Chris Paul landing in OKC. As […]

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Chris Paul Texted Kyle Lowry During The Finals To Give Him Advice On Beating The Warriors

Approximately 10 billion things have happened in the world of basketball since this past NBA Finals, but up until their 2019-20 season comes to an end, the Toronto Raptors will serve as the reigning, defending, undisputed NBA champions. Toronto took down the Golden State Warriors in six games last summer, giving the Raptors their first […]

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Chris Paul Opened Up To Kevin Hart About His Trade From The Rockets

Thunder guard Chris Paul is no stranger to the inner workings of an NBA front office. As president of the Players Association, it’s part of his job to understand the details. Knowing how front offices and the league might act in a situation can help him better understand how to help other players as they […]

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Westbrook’s Visit To The OKC Locker Room Caused Chris Paul To Have A Flashback To The LA Tunnel Incident

The Rockets and Thunder met for the first time this season on Monday night in Houston, making for the first time Russell Westbrook and Chris Paul got to see their former teammates since the blockbuster trade that swapped the star point guards this summer. Houston edged OKC for the win, as Westbrook had 21 points, […]

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Chris Paul And Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Are Warring Over Who Wins Shooting Drills In Practice

The new-look Oklahoma City Thunder kicked off their training camp on Tuesday, and things are already getting chirpy between a pair of new additions: 14-year veteran Chris Paul, and second-year guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. After practice on Friday, Gilgeous-Alexander told reporters that he has been the better shooter between him and Paul since the start of […]

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The Thunder May Deploy Chris Paul, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander And Dennis Schröder Together

The Oklahoma City Thunder will enter the 2019-20 NBA season with modest expectations and, in some respects, it is easy to see why. Paul George was dealt to Los Angeles in a future-facing deal and, while the Thunder did acquire an All-Star level point guard in Chris Paul when sending Russell Westbrook to Houston, Oklahoma […]

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The Heat Could Revisit A Chris Paul Trade If They Start The Season Hot

Barring an unlikely trade, Chris Paul is expected to start his 15th NBA season with the transitioning Oklahoma City Thunder. However, how long he’s in OKC might depend on how the Miami Heat start the season. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Heat have have “a level of interest” in revisiting a trade […]

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Daryl Morey Thought The Russell Westbrook Trade ‘Was Off’ But Was Salvaged At The Last Minute

Getty Image One of the more surprising deals of the summer had to be when the Rockets traded Chris Paul, only one year into a new max contract, to the now rebuilding Thunder for Russell Westbrook. There had been murmurs of Paul’s unhappiness in Houston with performance and chemistry, but the Rockets were coming off […]

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Report: The Heat Are Not Aggressively Pursuing Chris Paul, But Are Doing ‘Due Diligence’

Getty Image Now that Russell Westbrook has been traded, the presumed next superstar on the NBA’s trade block is the man for whom he was moved, Chris Paul. While he could stay in Oklahoma City, play for what should be a solid Thunder team, and serve as a mentor for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Paul wants to […]

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Dwyane Wade Joked All The Offseason Moves Have Made His Jersey Swap Collection Look ‘Kinda Bootleg’

Getty Image Dwayne Wade’s farewell tour through the NBA in his last season with the Miami Heat came with a lot of pomp and circumstance. He was honored at various venues — especially in Chicago — and at the end of games he would swap jerseys with an opponent and take some photos to amass […]

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The NBA World Reacted To The Rockets Trading Chris Paul For Russell Westbrook

Getty Image This NBA offseason may now officially be the wildest in Association history, or at least in the modern NBA where salary caps and free agency see dozens upon dozens of players seeking out new teams each offseason. This year, huge free agent signings have caused ripples in the trade market, starting most notably […]

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Russell Westbrook Is Headed To The Rockets In A Trade For Chris Paul

Getty Image The Oklahoma City Thunder are officially rebuilding, and that means the Russell Westbrook era in OKC is at an end. In a move that once again shifts landscape of the NBA this summer, the former NBA MVP is on the move after the Thunder officially started fielding offers on the guard who has […]

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Chris Paul Denied Asking For A Trade And Insists He’s ‘Happy’ In Houston

Getty Image Rumors and speculation have overtaken a Houston Rockets team that failed to match up to the Golden State Warriors in the postseason despite, well, that being the entire goal of the organization. There are rumblings that a lot could change over the offseason for Houston, including a big shakeup of the roster around […]

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Chris Paul Responds To Report He Asked For A Trade: ‘Damn! That’s News To Me’

Getty Image Things aren’t going especially well for the Houston Rockets right now, as reports are pouring out about dysfunction within the franchise, chiefly involving a rift between James Harden and Chris Paul. Those within the organization are, publicly, saying there are no plans to trade Paul, but there’s an awful lot of smoke right […]

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Chris Paul Reportedly Requested A Trade Amid His ‘Unsalvageable’ Relationship With James Harden

Getty Image Despite general manager Daryl Morey’s insistence that the Houston Rockets have no plans to trade Chris Paul, a new report indicates that they may not have a choice. According to Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports, Houston’s Hall of Fame point guard wants out, with a major qualm being his testy relationship with backcourt […]

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