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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 8:41 am    Post subject: Clippers Concerned By Spurs' Possible Pursuit Of Chris Paul

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The Clippers take the threat of the Spurs pursuit of Chris Paul "very seriously," according to Marc Stein of ESPN.
It is important to note that the Spurs won't have the requisite cap space to make Paul a comparable offer unless they can clear some salaries off the books. Also, assuming the Clippers are willing to offer him a max contract, it's hard to imagine CP3 leaving $200 million in guaranteed money on the table. Nonetheless, Paul joining the Spurs would make San Antonio a legit threat to the Warriors out West, and give CP3 his best chance at experiencing postseason success.
Source: Marc Stien on Twitter May 26 - 12:21 PM


his best chance at trying to get a ring is SA
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 9:15 am    Post subject: Re: Clippers Concerned By Spurs' Possible Pursuit Of Chris Paul

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The Clippers take the threat of the Spurs pursuit of Chris Paul "very seriously," according to Marc Stein of ESPN.
It is important to note that the Spurs won't have the requisite cap space to make Paul a comparable offer unless they can clear some salaries off the books. Also, assuming the Clippers are willing to offer him a max contract, it's hard to imagine CP3 leaving $200 million in guaranteed money on the table. Nonetheless, Paul joining the Spurs would make San Antonio a legit threat to the Warriors out West, and give CP3 his best chance at experiencing postseason success.
Source: Marc Stien on Twitter May 26 - 12:21 PM


his best chance at trying to get a ring is SA


This belongs in the "Let's all Laugh at the Clippers" thread.
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 9:17 am    Post subject:

It would be great....999 would get livid though.
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 10:18 am    Post subject:

Good. Break em up so they go back to being bottom dwellers please.
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 12:38 pm    Post subject:

And then Griffin would leave too. They would be left with DeAndre Jordan and a bunch of scrubs.
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 1:28 pm    Post subject:

I read that B/R article. Not a lot of substance to the the CP3 to SA rumor. Moving to LA and becoming the face of the resurrected franchise really boosted his branding.

If he were to entertain a considerable pay cut to pursue a ring, I don't know why he wouldn't just join one of his banana boat buddies in the East.
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 1:32 pm    Post subject:

I think he would take a massive paycut to join the Spurs. Better off trying to get Melo to the Clippers.
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 2:30 pm    Post subject:

Even with CP3 the Spurs have no chance against a healthy Warrior team.
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 2:41 pm    Post subject:

I hope it happens then the Spurs will never get out of the 2nd round.
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 3:48 pm    Post subject:

Basketball Fan wrote:
I hope it happens then the Spurs will never get out of the 2nd round.


You mean the Clippers?
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 4:35 pm    Post subject:

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I hope it happens then the Spurs will never get out of the 2nd round.


You mean the Clippers?


CP3 hasn't gotten past the second round either
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 6:30 pm    Post subject:

geezus. how is this fair? cp3 to kobe is vetoed, but cp3 can join the stacked spurs? the more all this plays out, the more annoying it gets.
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 7:55 pm    Post subject:

Another lock-in?
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 9:54 pm    Post subject:

CandyCanes wrote:
And then Griffin would leave too. They would be left with DeAndre Jordan and a bunch of scrubs.


Then the Lakers and Clips could battle for the Pacific cellar position (ouch)...
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2017 10:04 pm    Post subject:

Why don't a bunch of stars join a superteam on the East? C'mon guys!
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PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 12:48 am    Post subject:

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CandyCanes wrote:
And then Griffin would leave too. They would be left with DeAndre Jordan and a bunch of scrubs.


Then the Lakers and Clips could battle for the Pacific cellar position (ouch)...


Nah DJ will average 30 once he gets his own team and learns to shoot free throws, just like Mark Cuban promised him.
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PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 9:31 am    Post subject:

Would Paul even work on the Spurs. Cp3 has been the center of the universe of every team he's been on. Not exactly how the Spurs like to operate.
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 10:04 am    Post subject:

venturalakersfan wrote:
Even with CP3 the Spurs have no chance against a healthy Warrior team.


The same healthy Warriors that were down 26 and looked totally helpless against a healthy Leonard and Spurs teams sans their starting PG? Now if you mean that teams won't have a chance because Draymond is going to kick someone in the groin, or Pachulia is going to slide under shooters again, yes, no chance.

It is almost a given that the Spurs will be the 3rd best team in the league again next season without Paul. Adding the best PG Pop has ever had to coach would seem to give, at worst, give them a fighting chance vs the Warriors and Cavs.
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 10:07 am    Post subject:

Gellollo wrote:
Why don't a bunch of stars join a superteam on the East? C'mon guys!


Which superstars are there left to join a superteam?
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 1:34 pm    Post subject:

lakersken80 wrote:
Gellollo wrote:
Why don't a bunch of stars join a superteam on the East? C'mon guys!


Which superstars are there left to join a superteam?

This a joke? You think the NBA is lacking for talent?
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 1:36 pm    Post subject:

SuperboyReformed wrote:
geezus. how is this fair? cp3 to kobe is vetoed, but cp3 can join the stacked spurs? the more all this plays out, the more annoying it gets.

2017 and people still don't understand that those two situations are not comparable.
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 3:22 pm    Post subject:

RG73 wrote:
venturalakersfan wrote:
Even with CP3 the Spurs have no chance against a healthy Warrior team.


The same healthy Warriors that were down 26 and looked totally helpless against a healthy Leonard and Spurs teams sans their starting PG? Now if you mean that teams won't have a chance because Draymond is going to kick someone in the groin, or Pachulia is going to slide under shooters again, yes, no chance.

It is almost a given that the Spurs will be the 3rd best team in the league again next season without Paul. Adding the best PG Pop has ever had to coach would seem to give, at worst, give them a fighting chance vs the Warriors and Cavs.


A lot of it depends on what players the Spurs have to dump to create cap space for Paul. They add him but does it make up for who they lose?
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 4:55 pm    Post subject:

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venturalakersfan wrote:
Even with CP3 the Spurs have no chance against a healthy Warrior team.


The same healthy Warriors that were down 26 and looked totally helpless against a healthy Leonard and Spurs teams sans their starting PG? Now if you mean that teams won't have a chance because Draymond is going to kick someone in the groin, or Pachulia is going to slide under shooters again, yes, no chance.

It is almost a given that the Spurs will be the 3rd best team in the league again next season without Paul. Adding the best PG Pop has ever had to coach would seem to give, at worst, give them a fighting chance vs the Warriors and Cavs.


A lot of it depends on what players the Spurs have to dump to create cap space for Paul. They add him but does it make up for who they lose?


They should dump Pau.
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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 7:59 am    Post subject:

lakersken80 wrote:
It would be great....999 would get livid though.


I don't mind clippers breaking up. But I was wondering since Pelicans have Boogie and Anthony do you think a return to NO is a possibility
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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 8:46 am    Post subject:

In the end, I'm fairly confident CP3 will do what most all other NBA players do and sign for the MOST money - which means Clippers (sigh)...
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