Posts Tagged: Chris Paul

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@Storytime: Ice Cube Might Have To Use His AK On David Stern

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There was already a week’s worth of backlash in the media over David Stern* blocking the trade between the New Orleans Hornets and the Los Angeles Lakers that would have teamed Chris Paul with Kobe Bryant by the time that the league announced that Paul had instead been traded to the L.

BASKETBALL

The Greatest Plea To Dwight Howard Ever

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With Chris Paul now semi-happily shipped out to Los Angeles, the pressure is on for the Lakers to make a big splash and keep up with their fundamentally disabled little brother, the Clippers, who just received the equivalent of a miraculous stem cell therapy.

BASKETBALL

Eric Gordon Isn’t Crying, It’s His Allergies

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In what I would think is a pretty cool effort to show love to some people who suffer so much, the Los Angeles Clippers sent Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan and Eric Gordon on a bus ride with a group of season ticket holders.

BASKETBALL

Chris Paul Is Still Going To Los Angeles?

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Now that the Los Angeles Lakers have focused their middle market superstar thievery on Dwight Howard, the New Orleans Hornets still need to find a taker for Chris Paul while maintaining a certain level of franchise value for attracting a new owner.

2011 NBA LOCKOUT

And David Stern Was All Like, LOL JK!

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Last night, it was like Twitter had a stroke.

Chris Paul

This Isn’t How Negotiations Should Happen

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The absolute joy of the NBA lockout coming to a close is that we’re back to a non-stop fury of trade and free agent rumors that make absolutely no sense and are almost entirely unsubstantiated.

Chris Paul

Remember When Carmelo Anthony Held His Team Hostage? That’s Chris Paul Now

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So it looks like I jumped the gun with the whole <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/12/where-chaos-happens-5-important-plot-lines-of-the-shortened-nba-season#page/1">"this Chris Paul thing will be fascinating"</a> because it's about as plain and simple as your mom's underwear.

Chris Paul

Where Chaos Happens: 5 Important Plot Lines Of The Shortened NBA Season

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Welcome to Part 1 of a However Many Part It Takes series of With Leather’s Guide to Understanding the Shortened NBA Season.

2011 NBA LOCKOUT

What They Did This Summer: A Look In Pictures At The NBA’s Stars During The Lockout

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As I’ve pointed out a few dozen times since July 1, whoever is running the public relations strategy for the NBA players union is doing a terrible job.

2011 NBA LOCKOUT

And Dwyane Wade Was All Like, ‘Oh Hell No’

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After being criticized for their collective absence from labor negotiations, the NBA’s biggest stars showed up to Friday’s meeting between the NBA owners and players union in New York City to flex their muscles.

BUFFALO BILLS

Who Dey Think Gonna Beat Dem Morning Links

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Educated sportswriter opinion: The Buffalo Bills will easily beat the Bengals.

2011 NBA LOCKOUT

LeBron James Put The Moves On Michelle Obama

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As is superstar standard for this NBA Lockout, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul donated their time to a good cause on Saturday, joining First Lady Michelle Obama and a bunch of young people from bands and TV shows I’ve never heard of at Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play.

CANADA RUINS EVERYTHING

Justin Bieber: The Only Important Person In Professional Basketball

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From <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/ludacris">Twitter</a>, where the right teenager can say "hamburger" and make it a Worldwide Trending Topic: And such is the aftermath of LudaDay Weekend, the Labor Day festivities at the Morehouse Forbes Arena in Atlanta featuring a charity basketball game championed by the black star of white movies and a 17-year old Canadian pop singer who looks like <a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/257552h.jpg">Kim Darby circa True Grit</a> and commands more instant, teary-eyed response than any popular basketball player.

BASKETBALL

The People’s Republic of Carmelo Anthony

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The true measure of an NBA star is how he handles his downtime.

BOSTON CELTICS

NBA Round-Up: Pass That Torch, Boston

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Miami Heat 102, Boston Celtics 91 (Series: 2-0 MIA) I never thought I’d say this, but I miss the proud, sometimes arrogant boasting of my Boston friends.

ATLANTA HAWKS

NBA Round-Up: The Bulls Are OK*

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*I was very disappointed that CBS Sports used "Bulls on Parade" as their headline this morning.

BARACK OBAMA

Here is a photo of Spike Lee taking a photo of Obama with an iPad2

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Now that the Knicks have been <a href="http://blogs.thescore.com/tbj/2011/04/25/wha-happened-goodbye-new-york-knicks/">handily bounced from the NBA playoffs</a>, Spike will have more time to play with his new gizmo.

ATLANTA HAWKS

NBA Round-Up: The Knicks Are Done

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I'm only recapping yesterday's games, despite the fact that Saturday's games were great.

Chris Paul

Watch Chris Paul Land On His Head

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During Sunday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets ran into Ramon Sessions, hitting his head and going down on the floor.


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