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Official: Chris Paul traded to LA Clippers

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by Rocketboi, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. supdudes

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    if GM means Greedy Mofo, then yes.

    OK this is gonna be the real Battle LA, unlike that crappy movie:grin:
     
  2. AroundTheWorld

    AroundTheWorld Insufferable 98er
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    Explain.
     
  3. BasketballReasons

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    CP3 is a helluva player.

    I like Gordon, but I doubt he'll ever have as big an impact as Paul has on the game.

    Sota pick SHOULD be 8th IMO, but will probably end up first ;)
     
  4. tehG l i d e

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    I think Clips would be better off with a Billups/Gordon backcourt and Kaman as a back up big then Chris Paul, no notable shooting guard, and one less solid back up big.
    CP3 could leave too..
     
  5. da_juice

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    Stern's like the kid who uses the worldbuilder in civ.

    It's easy to win when you can make the rules.
     
  6. cod

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    Kaman is an All Star and expiring contract. No future salary commitment for a team in state of flux.

    I think Gordon is already a special player. If he improves he's a franchise player.
     
  7. ascaptjack

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    Gordon > Martin

    2012 Minny pick > 2012 NY Pick

    Aminu and Kaman > Scola and Odom salary wise

    Don't be a homer now.
     
  8. da_juice

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    I thought he agreed to do the opt-in with the Clippers, which gurantees the next two seasons plus this one?
     
  9. putyouonthegame

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    no it guarantees him for the 2012-2013 season and then he becomes a FA.

    But damn, this makes the LA deal look like crap. Stern played hardball AND got what he wanted.
     
  10. JeffB

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    Good deal. Got young talent and an attractive pick.

    I like that the Clips and the Jazz before them both demanded a high price for their star players.
     
  11. ROXTXIA

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    The Clips deal is done.

    ESPN announced it.

    CP3 to the Clips, Gordon/Minnie pick/Kaman/Aminu to Hornets.
     
  12. kentuckyalum

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    Clips need to trade us one of their PG's.
     
  13. da_juice

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    Assuming this goes through, is Howard the last big name to move for a while?

    Between the 2010 hype that started way too early (thanks a lot, Knicks fans)

    Melo drama

    and now Cp3 and Howard, I'm sick of these long and drawn out deals with over speculation and whining.
     
  14. srrono

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    BimaThug BimaThug
    With CP3 trade, the Hornets now have two high-priced centers (Kaman, Okafor). What are the odds #Rockets make a play for one of them?
     
  15. FlyerFanatic

    FlyerFanatic YOU BOYS LIKE MEXICO!?! YEEEHAAWW
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    will CP3 sign long term with the clips? i'd assume yes?
     
  16. ascaptjack

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    Expect Mo Williams to get amnestied before Friday's deadline.
     
  17. AroundTheWorld

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    Okay, the Minny pick should be better than the NY pick. But I thought the Lakers were also going to give their first-round pick?

    I disagree with the rest. Scola and Odom are much, much better players than Aminu and Kaman. Gordon and Martin is a wash, at best. The Hornets should consider themselves fortunate if they had had locked up Scola and Odom for a few years...because who wants to play there, really.

    What will all that cap space do for them? :confused:
     
  18. J.R.

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    Rockets dont need any more PGs.
     
  19. ascaptjack

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    Odom and Scola and Martin are two overpaid veterans.

    They would have no future with them.
     
  20. varuscelli

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    Good for the Clippers (I mean that sincerely). That doesn't mean I'm not pissed about what happened to Houston in this whole fiasco...but good for the Clippers.
     

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