TAG: chris paul

Latest News / Jul 29, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Players Association Names Michele Roberts New Executive Director

NBPA

The National Basketball Players Association appointed Washington, D.C. attorney Michele Roberts as its new Executive Director yesterday. Receiving 32 of a possible 34 votes with the remainder abstaining, Roberts becomes the first woman to head a North American professional sports union. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 25, 2014 / 10:15 am

Chris Paul Likely To Boycott If Donald Sterling Remains In Charge

Chris Paul, Doc Rivers

Despite the NBA’s lifetime ban for Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the sale of the team by wife, Shelly Sterling, has been put on hold while a probate trial commences to determine whether Shelly acted properly in selling the team without his consent. Much like Clippers coach Doc Rivers threatening to leave if the team still remains run by Sterling when the season starts, star point guard Chris Paul has issued his own ultimatum to the league, where he mentioned to ESPN he — and some of his big-name teammates — will be sitting out if the issue hasn’t been cleared up by the start of training camp in October. Read More »

Smack / Jun 16, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Video: Paul George, Steph Curry, Dwight Howard & More Read “Mean Tweets”

Paul George

You might have caught this segment on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” where the host convinces celebrities to tape spots where they’re reading mean tweets about themselves then reacting. Find out how it goes for Paul George, Dwight Howard, Amar’e Stoudmeire, Jeremy Lin, Jalen Rose and more NBA stars and commentators.. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 10, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Jordan Brand Unveils Brazil Pack In Time For World Cup

Jordan Brand Brazil Pack

The 2014 FIFA World Cup starts on Thursday, and Jordan Brand is unveiling all-new colorways for the Air Jordan VI, Jordan CP3.VII AE, together in a pack with Brazil-inspired apparel. Read More »

instagram, Video / Jun 10, 2014 / 11:30 am

Watch Chris Paul Dunk All Over Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart, Chris Paul

Kevin Hart, Chris Paul (photo. Instagram/cp3)

Comedian Kevin Hart has integrated himself as part of the NBA fraternity in the last few years. Whether it’s becoming the center of attention at the All-Star Celebrity Game, or appearing in commercials with LeBron James, Hart has affiliated himself with the best players in the league. He might embarrass people with his humor, but he’s also willing to take a joke once in awhile too.
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instagram / Jun 3, 2014 / 10:37 pm

Chris Paul’s Favorite Gift? An Autographed Photo Of 1990s Star Tiffani Thiessen

Chris Paul (Mark D. Smith, USATODAY)

Los Angeles Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul is known for his fiery disposition. Perhaps no player in the NBA is more hyper-competitive than Paul, whose theatrical antics on the floor often make him the subject of heated debate among league followers. But CP3′s off-court persona is far more measured, as his most cherished birthday gift clearly shows. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 2, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Noah & George Headline 2014 All-Defensive Teams

Joakim Noah

The NBA announced the 2014 All-Defensive teams today. The first team comprises of Defensive Player Of The Year Joakim Noah, Paul George, Chris Paul, Serge Ibaka and Andre Iguodala. Read More »

NBA, Twitter / May 14, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Kevin Durant Avoids Infamy & Becomes A Twitter Meme

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook

Throughout Game 5 between the Thunder and Clippers we were preparing for the inevitable Wednesday columns excoriating Kevin Durant‘s 2014 NBA MVP tally and demanding a recall. KD started the most important game of the season shooting 3-for-17 from the field in the first 45 minutes, and no matter what he did, he couldn’t find the bottom of the nylon. Then KD scored 10 of his 27 in the last three minutes, the talking heads turned to crucifying Chris Paul and KD’s sit-down during Russell Westbrook‘s go-ahead free throw’s became a Twitter meme. Take a breath. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 14, 2014 / 11:25 am

Rewatch The Final 1:08 Of OKC’s Incredible Game 5 Comeback

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook (Alonzo Adams/USA TODAY Sports)

Hopefully no one turned off the OKC/Clippers game last night. I nearly did. Sent a text to my boys saying the series was over. Had my hand on the remote. Channel guide up. But for some reason, I didn’t act. Thank the basketball gods for that one. If you did miss the finish, here’s your chance to see the final 68 seconds of game time. Up seven with under 50 seconds to play, the Clippers somehow chocked it all away. Read More »

NBA, Smack / May 12, 2014 / 11:00 am

Magic Johnson Gives Russell Westbrook The Ultimate Compliment

Russell Westbrook

With the Western Conference Semifinal between Oklahoma City and the Clippers now tied 2-2 after the Thunder’s shocking collapse yesterday, there are a few numbers that stick out. Fifteen… as in the lead the visiting Thunder gave up in the final half of the final quarter. Eighteen… as in the 18 points scored off the bench by Darren Collison in Game 4, including the game’s final four. 45-43… as in the game’s rebounding totals, the first time all postseason that OKC has been outrebounded. Or how about six? That’s the number of turnovers Chris Paul has had in this series. Six! And CP3 has 47 assists. Read More »