• NBA Announces 2011-12 All-NBA Teams

    NBA Announces 2011-12 All-NBA Teams

    The media voted for All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams, with points awarded on a 5-3-1 basis. Kobe made the First Team for the seventh straight year and 10th time in his career. LBJ earned his sixth First-Team honor and is on track for at least another six. Russ Westbrook received his second straight Second-Team selection, edging out DWade. Check […]

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  • Clippers Hope To Have Star Duo Back

    Clippers Hope To Have Star Duo Back

    The Los Angeles Clippers season may have ended painfully as their two stars — Chris Paul and Blake Griffin — were plagued by injuries in their second-round playoff series loss to the San Antonio Spurs. The Clippers offseason, though, began on a rather hopeful note. Both Paul and Griffin stopped short of committing to the organization long term, but noticeably […]

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  • Irving Better Than Paul, LeBron As Rookie?

    Irving Better Than Paul, LeBron As Rookie?

    Last fall, USA TODAY published an article about the Duke men’s basketball team, in which coach Mike Krzyzewski compared then-Duke star Kyrie Irving to NBA All-Star Chris Paul. When told of those comments last month in an interview with USA TODAY, Irving paused, then said, “There’s only one Kyrie Irving.” While a comparison to Paul may be bold, Irving’s performance […]

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  • Chris Paul Traded To Clippers

    Chris Paul Traded To Clippers

    The NBA has traded Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers in a deal that will pair star forward Blake Griffin with one of the game’s top point guards. The league-owned New Orleans Hornets will receive guard Eric Gordon, center Chris Kaman, forward Al-Farouq Aminu and the Minnesota Timberwolves’ unprotected 2012 first-round pick in return for Paul. As part of […]

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  • NBA Rejects Chris Paul-to-Lakers Trade

    NBA Rejects Chris Paul-to-Lakers Trade

    The NBA’s decision to reject a proposed trade involving All-Star guard Chris Paul set the stage for an awkward opening to training camps on Friday in New Orleans, Los Angeles and Houston. The NBA-owned Hornets thought they had worked out a three-team deal to send Paul to Los Angeles in a deal that also would have sent Lamar Odom to […]

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  • NY Knicks: Chris Paul’s First Choice?

    NY Knicks: Chris Paul’s First Choice?

    The man who once held the hopes of Knicks fans in the palm of his hand will be in New York on Tuesday, right next to the man who now has replaced him in Knicks fans’ dreams. LeBron James and Chris Paul will join Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony to provide 800 meals for families in conjunction with Feed the […]

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  • Chris Paul’s Team Wins His All-Star Game

    Chris Paul’s Team Wins His All-Star Game

    WINSTON SALEM, N.C. — The ongoing NBA lockout could jeopardize the start of the regular season next month, but it hasn’t kept some of the league’s elite players from barnstorming the nation to participate in competitive pickup games. Another opportunity for that came Saturday night when New Orleans Hornets All-Star point guard Chris Paul hosted his first charity pickup game […]

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  • LeBron James, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant Set To Take Part In Team Philly Vs Team Melo Game

    LeBron James, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant Set To Take Part In Team Philly Vs Team Melo Game

    A game between “Team Philly” and “Team Melo” is scheduled for Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. at The Palestra. The game already included all-NBA rosters for both sides, plus Carmelo Anthony, plus 76ers combo guard Lou Williams, plus a bunch of solid NBA names. Now it includes LeBron James, Chris Paul, and Kevin Durant — four of basketball’s biggest names […]

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  • Chris Paul Suffers Concussion

    Chris Paul Suffers Concussion

    New Orleans Hornets All-Star point guard Chris Paul was strapped in a stretcher, immobilized by a neck brace with his teammates and coaches looking devastated Sunday night at Quicken Loans Arena. The Associated PressChris Paul was injured against Cleveland on Sunday in the New Orleans Hornets’ win. The Hornets beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-81 for their second consecutive road victory, […]

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  • Paul and Nash Run the Pick-and-Roll in Style

    Paul and Nash Run the Pick-and-Roll in Style

    The pick-and-roll is as foundational as N.B.A. plays come; it occurs on the professional level of the game in both pure and varied forms, in assorted rhythms and placements, all of which serve to modify its orchestration. The elasticity of the pick-and-roll is truly impressive, as the sequence always subscribes to the same basic action but can differ wildly in […]

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