Chris Paul was always going to the Rockets. He told the Clippers in a meeting with them that his plan was to sign with Houston in free agency and that they should probably try to trade him. That's what Los Angeles did and they managed to get a decent return for a superstar player. Doc Rivers spoke
With 14 All-Star game appearances between the two of them, the newly-created Chris Paul and James Harden backcourt is about as talented a pair as you'll find in the NBA. Sure, like a lot of things in pro basketball today, the two are still behind the Warriors, who boast Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson
Blake Griffin's free agent decision could determine the future of the Clippers. But do they have any hopes of staying relevant without Chris Paul?