Rockets acquire Paul from Clippers in blockbuster trade

/ Jun 29, 2017

Rockets acquire Paul from Clippers in blockbuster trade

Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, giving the Rockets two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for a championship. In the NBA's second blockbuster trade in less than a week, the Rockets acquired Paul from the Los Angeles Clippers ...

Paul re-elected as NBPA president

/ Jun 24, 2017

Paul re-elected as NBPA president

Chris Paul has been re-elected president of the National Basketball Players Association. Paul's new four-year term begins immediately. He will be assisted by the union's newly elected vice president, Garrett Temple of the Sacramento Kings. In his first term as president, Paul most notably helped the ...

NBA MVP Curry won't play for U.S. at Rio Olympics

/ Jun 7, 2016

NBA MVP Curry won't play for U.S. at Rio Olympics

Stephen Curry has withdrawn from consideration from the Olympics, leaving the U.S. basketball team without the NBA's MVP. Curry said Monday in a statement that he has decided to pull out for "several factors — including recent ankle and knee injuries." He didn't say what the ...

Baker brings skills clinics to Japan

May 20, 2016

Baker brings skills clinics to Japan

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Internationally renowned basketball skill guru Ganon Baker came to Japan earlier this month to teach local boys and girls some of the drills and techniques required to elevate a player's game. At an event in Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture, which was the final of five clinics ...

/ Mar 31, 2016

Clippers' Paul to skip Rio Games

Chris Paul is passing up a shot at Olympic history to take a much-needed summer off. The Los Angeles Clippers star said it was a difficult decision to pull his name from consideration for this summer's Olympics in Rio, but after spending a decade playing ...

Clippers rally from 22 down

/ Mar 3, 2016

Clippers rally from 22 down

The day began for the Oklahoma City Thunder with the stunning news that part-owner Aubrey McClendon had died. It ended with the players and coaching staff shaking their heads for another reason. The Thunder squandered a 22-point lead in a 103-98 loss to the Clippers ...

Paul, Clippers scorch Spurs

/ Feb 19, 2016

Paul, Clippers scorch Spurs

Chris Paul poured all his emotion from a long, difficult day into his night job, willing his team to victory while playing a game-high 37 minutes. Paul had 28 points and 12 assists hours after attending a funeral in Oklahoma, and the Los Angeles Clippers ...

/ Dec 24, 2015

NBA calls for end to gun violence in public service announcement

Stephen Curry heard about a shooting involving a 3-year-old girl over the summer. "My daughter Riley is that age," he said. That begins a public service announcement that debuts on Christmas and features four NBA stars lending their voices to the campaign to end gun violence. Carmelo ...

NBA holds first exhibition in Africa

/ Aug 2, 2015

NBA holds first exhibition in Africa

The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday — starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute. That had the crowd roaring early at Ellis Park Arena in downtown Johannesburg. It got even ...