chris paul Archive

Curry surprised to be left off Olympics tryouts

USA Basketball has released its list of 20 players that will compete for the 12 spots on the next Olympic squad.  And Warriors’ point guard Stephen Curry was not included which left him surprised. From Yahoo! Sports: “It was a little disappointing knowing I was a part of that team two years ago and now [...]

Early roster for Team USA leaked

Later this month, USA Basketball will announce the preliminary roster for the 2012 Olympics.  Chris Sheridan over at SheridanHoops.com has the scoop with the entire 19-man roster. The team is expected to include LaMarcus Aldridge, Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Chris Bosh, Kobe Bryant, Tyson Chandler, Kevin Durant, Eric Gordon, Blake Griffin, Dwight Howard, Andre Iguodala, LeBron James, Kevin Love, Lamar Odom, Chris Paul, Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade, Russell Westbrook and Deron Williams. It [...]

Around the Rim: Night of blowouts

A look around Wednesday night in the NBA while nothing else was on the tube. Spurs 101 Warriors 95: The Warriors looked like they had this game until the fourth quarter where the Spurs took charge.  Tony Parker stepped up, scoring 10 of his 21 points then to lead the charge.  With Manu Ginobili out [...]

Ballot banter: All-Star spots wrapped up with few exceptions

All-Star ballots are out.For the most part, they’re not worth filling out, since my toddler can poke holes next to the names of Derrick Rose, Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Dwight Howard, but won’t have to since you’re all going to do it. Both backcourts are set, barring injury. [...]

Chris Paul Takes Over as Clippers Beat Warriors

It’s no wonder why the LA Clippers gave up so much to get Chris Paul. With the game tight with 6:07 to go, the all-star point guard took over, going 4-for-4 for eight points and adding four assists to lead the Clippers to a 105-86 win over the Golden State Warriors. For the first three [...]