Half: Clippers 70, Nets 37. Blake has 22 pts on 10 for 13 shooting. DJ has 12 pts on 6 for 6 shooting and 11 rebounds. CP has 12 assists.
Halftime: Clippers 70, Nets 37. Blake Griffin 22 points, DeAndre Jordan with 12 points & 11 rebounds, Chris Paul with 4 points & 12 assists.
Chris Paul has nine assists, more than the Nets combined (six) with 3:25 left in the first half. Not an All-Star? Really?
Chris Paul has 7 assists already and the Clippers are up 29-19.
Jay Z and Beyonce have arrived at Staples Center. Chris Paul has six assists in eight minutes.
Told CP3 the TNT crew left him off their All-Star rosters and he smiled and said, "I figured as much."
Found it really surprising that all three, Charles, Shaq and Kenny left Chris Paul off their All-Star reserves. Wow...
Chris Paul will likely get the nod to replace Kobe.
Missing from the the "usual starters" are Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Kevin Durant, & Chris Paul. 2015 10 starters from 10 teams. No teammates
Doc Rivers says Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook are the only elite PGs that consistently defend their opponent's PG.
Doc on CP3 being underrated nationally: "It's a little like [Tim] Duncan. He just keeps doing it every night, and people don't notice it."
Doc Rivers said he'd be shocked if Chris Paul doesn't make All-Star team. Doc said he and Russ only PGs that guard the best guys
Doc Rivers on CP3's All-Star odds: "I assume Chris is going to be on the All-Star team. It'd be a shock if he wasn't."
Nobody picked Chris Paul as an All-Star reserve. Falling off?
Klay Thompson sixth among Western Conference guards with 314,254 votes, which was behind James Harden, Chris Paul and Damian Lillard.
Does CP style acknowledge the accent aigu in Beyonce's name? Asking for myself.
Kobe on Mitch: "He’s phenomenal at this stuff. So much that the league had to protest the (CP3) trade that he made. Think about that."
Well, Eric Gordon misses the layup and is the only player remaining from the Chris Paul trade in 2011.
One man's projected West reserves: Harden, Aldridge & KD as bigs/forwards. Lillard/Russ at guard. CP3 as wild card. Leaves one open WC spot
Do we agree there are 10 West locks? Starters: Kobe, Steph, Blake, Brow, MGasol. Subs: Harden, Russ, Dame, CP3 and that kid on a comeback KD
Hassan Whiteside is 6th in PER, ahead of LeBron James, DeMarcus Cousins, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, Marc Gasol. Small sample size but still.
Why do Cliff and Chris Paul have the same last name if they were separated at birth?
I guess Chris Paul was thrilled Shavlik Randolph wasn't part of the Austin Rivers trade.
Chris Paul on three Duke teammates: "We're definitely over the quota. So anybody from Duke out there that wants to come play for us, sorry."
Chris Paul: "To me, there’s no question D.J. is the defensive player of the year right now because there’s so much stuff he covers up."
Chris Paul on the Clippers now having three Duke players on the team. "We're over the quota."
Stevens said he didn't want to put too much on Tayshaun Prince right away. He's guarding Chris Paul late in the fourth.
Chris Paul having an extended discussion with Tayshaun Prince. May be going like, "Hey, wanna get away?"
Chris Paul finally gets on the scoreboard. Matt Barnes still scoreless with 1:23 left in first quarter
Austin Rivers playing alongside Chris Paul.
Don’t see how Klay Thompson makes the All-Star team. 1 of James Harden, CP3, Damian Lillard, Russell Westbrook would need to be left off.