NBA Execs: Chris Paul still wants to be a Knick

most viewed right now
 58
NBA LaMelo could be the youngest NBA player ever at 16?
22 comments
@sports
most viewed right now
 37
NBA Nas got the last laugh
81 comments
@sports
most viewed right now
 36
Video inside Pierre Bourne says he's responsible for Birthing Tekashi 69 Rap Career...
62 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
 29
NBA LONZO BALL FULL HIGHLIGHTS DEBUT GAME IN NY GOES OFF FROM 3 POINT LAND :mj..
21 comments
@sports

section   (0 bx goons and 1 bystanders) Share this on Twitter   Share this on Facebook
 

Props Slaps
 5 years ago '04        #1
11258 pageviews
146 comments


GodsFavorite 101 heat pts101
space
space
space
$8,882 | Props total: 2940 2940
NBA Execs: Chris Paul still wants to be a Knick
 

 

[pic - click to view]

 NBA Rumors: Executives Reportedly Believe Chris Paul Wants to Play for Knicks | Bleacher Report

Uspw_6232050_crop_exact

Chris Paul denied the Los Angeles Clippers' three-year extension offer Saturday night, according to Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times.

Naturally, this leads to heavy speculation concerning the All-Star point guard's future. Frank Isola, New York Daily News' Knicks beat writer, shed some light on the situation at hand.

Frank Isola @FisolaNYDN

Lot of NBA execs believe Chris Paul is still hoping to find a way to get to the Knicks...won't happen this summer. Maybe next July
1 Jul 12

Reply
Retweet
Favorite

This isn't a new idea. Before Paul was sent from the New Orleans Hornets to the Clippers, the Knicks were believed to be his destination of choice. When Paul denied the Clippers' three-year, $60 million extension offer on Saturday, the Knicks became an obvious, if unrealistic, candidate. It's probably safe to a.ssume that Paul rejected the extension in pursuit of a maximum contract after next season, but his interest in the Knicks hasn't ceased for a reason.

As Isola notes, this isn't going to happen this summer. The Knicks owe Tyson Chandler, Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire approximately $57 million in the 2013-14 season.

After that, the Knicks have an option to terminate Anthony and Stoudemire's contracts. That will depend on their individual performance and how the team fares next year.

The Knicks would have to shed one of these two major contracts if they want to bring Paul to New York, and that''s what they should do.

Stoudemire is frequently injured and has lost a lot of the explosiveness that made him an All-Star early in his career. Anthony is a defensive waste and a ball-stopper on offense.

The Knicks' brass would be smart to add Paul, who is arguably the NBA's best point guard. He would thrive playing next to either Stoudemire or Anthony, and he would make the other Knicks exponentially better.

I think it's pretty obvious the Knicks need a shot in the arm. Anthony and Stoudemire have too much of a "me-first" mentality, and Paul has already proven he can revive a beleaguered franchise. He's a leader, and he knows how to play in front of a major media market.

This could just be hearsay. Rumors generate false buzz every day, but given Paul's prior interest, you have to believe it's a possibility.

The Knicks have talented players, but they lack a leader. They need a player who puts winning ahead of everything else, and Paul does exactly that each and every night. He plays hard on both ends of the floor and isn't afraid to do the "dirty work" to grab a victory. That's something that New York's current headliners (Anthony and Stoudemire) haven't come close to proving.

Paul is in a solid situation with the Clippers, but who can blame him for liking New York? It's the mecca of all media markets, and star players in any sport have always migrated there.

Isola's NBA executives may be wrong, but this will be a major storyline until Paul signs on the dotted line.

146 comments for "NBA Execs: Chris Paul still wants to be a Knick"

 07-01-2012, 04:14 PM         #2
Cheeze 
space
space
space
$n/a | Props total:  
Come play Miami

Get your face ate

 5 years ago '10        #3
Agentzer0oo0 209 heat pts209
space
avatar space
space
$67,865 | Props total: 20843 20843


Homie gonna just opt in for more money next year with the Clips.

Knicks Lost as usual

Anthony is a defensive waste and a ball-stopper on offense.
 5 years ago '11        #4
King Henry 547 heat pts547
space
avatar space
space
$43,969 | Props total: 9859 9859
 5 years ago '11        #5
Joseph 13 heat pts13
space
avatar space
space
$24,140 | Props total: 6409 6409
that would be some bi*ch a.ss sh*t if he just leaves Blake a.ssed out like that
 5 years ago '04        #6
ggfresh 15 heat pts15
space
avatar space
space
$2,753 | Props total: 95 95
Package Lin + pieces for CP3
 5 years ago '06        #7
BlackandGifted 17 heat pts17
space
avatar space
space
$24,431 | Props total: 788 788
 ggfresh said:
Package Lin + pieces for CP3
 5 years ago '11        #8
Joseph 13 heat pts13
space
avatar space
space
$24,140 | Props total: 6409 6409
 ggfresh said:
Package Lin + pieces for CP3
 5 years ago '10        #9
Blkboipurp 
space
avatar space
space
$15,359 | Props total: 9611 9611
We want you to
 07-01-2012, 04:23 PM         #10
Cheeze 
space
space
space
$n/a | Props total:  
 ggfresh said:
Package Lin + pieces for CP3
what pieces
 5 years ago '05        #11
Dun Language 3970 heat pts3970
space
avatar space
space
$75,870 | Props total: 30083 30083
1 name....steve francis
 5 years ago '11        #12
X_WunderKind_X 909 heat pts909
space
avatar space
space
$42,201 | Props total: 17585 17585
 White Face said:
cp3 a fool, they'll ruin his career just like they do everyone else.

nobody ever went to the knicks and got better.

cp3 should stay in the west he not built for this east lifestyle, wall already destroyed him last year he dont want that to happen multiple times a year.
...lol
 5 years ago '05        #13
BronxBombers 195 heat pts195
space
avatar space
space
$37,695 | Props total: 2429 2429
 5 years ago '06        #14
BlackandGifted 17 heat pts17
space
avatar space
space
$24,431 | Props total: 788 788
 Dun Language said:
1 name....steve francis
Yo, son...youve gotta chill
 5 years ago '11        #15
King Henry 547 heat pts547
space
avatar space
space
$43,969 | Props total: 9859 9859
 Dun Language said:
1 name....steve francis
What does he have to do with anything?
 5 years ago '10        #16
Agentzer0oo0 209 heat pts209
space
avatar space
space
$67,865 | Props total: 20843 20843
 Cheeze said:
what pieces
Toney Douglas tha gawdddddddd.

You ain't heard Fields is worth a lottery pick?
 5 years ago '11        #17
X_WunderKind_X 909 heat pts909
space
avatar space
space
$42,201 | Props total: 17585 17585
Success you n*ggas, Success
 5 years ago '11        #18
Joseph 13 heat pts13
space
avatar space
space
$24,140 | Props total: 6409 6409
 King Henry said:
What does he have to do with anything?
he's saying that cp3 might fall off like franchise did if he goes to the knicks
 5 years ago '07        #19
Mr.NYCinNC 33 heat pts33
space
avatar space
space
$9,902 | Props total: 2280 2280
Wizard fans
 5 years ago '08        #20
Dee Grande 1269 heat pts1269
space
avatar space
space
$22,380 | Props total: 7934 7934
here we go again
Home      
  
 

 






most viewed right now
 30
Image(s) inside Stoner slut Nani -- would fu-k 4 weed
84 comments
1 day ago
@thotsdimesetc
most viewed right now
 25
Image(s) inside New IG PIcs of Cocain.Lorraine
154 comments
1 day ago
@thotsdimesetc
most viewed right now
 19
DMV Niggas Get In Here (DC/MD/VA)
53 comments
1 day ago
@wild'ish
most viewed right now
 15
Pineapple Pwussy 🍍 😻
61 comments
1 day ago
@thotsdimesetc
most viewed right now
 12
Dec 11 - The bubble is here: People taking out mortgages to cop bitcoins
226 comments
1 day ago
@news
most viewed right now
 9
male rape survivor talks about how he got raped twice
68 comments
1 day ago
@wild'ish
most viewed right now
 5
Kojima explains death stranding gameplay and lore
21 comments
1 day ago
@games
most viewed right now
 4
Image(s) inside PUBG XBOX ONE Official Thread
117 comments
2 days ago
@games
back to top
register contact Follow BX @ Twitter Follow BX @ Facebook search BX privacy