OKC What Are You Doing?

The Thunder are not a free agent destination. They need the lottery and young talent they can develop. A number 19 pick, and Denver’s pick in the mid-20’s isn’t going to help them return to the Western Conference Finals.

More CP3 and Less Chris Paul

Chris Paul is averaging 17 points in the playoffs, a seven year low. His 13 shots are a career low. You’ll never see the 50% shooting Chris Paul again. He’s too old for that. But 26% from three (against the Warriors) is killing the Rockets, particularly since Chris Paul is the recipient of James Harden…

Chris and Austin Back Together Again

Months after he signed a $160 million contract to remain the point guard of the Houston Rockets until 2022, (when he will be 37 years old), injuries have interfered with Chris Paul’s ability to play. Throughout Paul’s career, hamstring injuries have slowed him down at the worst possible time and his current hamstring trouble is…

Chris Paul’s Fake Fight Club

The end of last night’s Rockets game is destined to become an urban legend NBA story only because cameras and cell phone video were absent, leaving us to do the old fashion thing, interpertation based on imagination and what we want to believe. It is comfirmation bias 101. If you believe Chris Paul is the…

The Chris Paul Trade Six Years Later: Did Anyone Win?

Six years ago, on a Wednesday in December, New Orleans traded 26 year old Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers. It was a seminal moment in Clippers franchise history, the acquistion of a top-10 talent to help reverse the curse of a franchise that was pathetic and catastrophic with a ridiculously ignorant (and racist)…

The Bleeding Clippers

Word that Pat Beverley was out for the year because of microfracture surgery would have been major news, despite the hit in the gut, had it not been overshadowed by something far greater and more specific. It was the revelation that the Clippers waived the physical of Beverley before trading for him,  a physical that may…