NBA Trade Rumors: Since the end of his resurgent campaign with the OKC Thunder, Chris Paul was a hot subject in NBA trade rumors, together with numerous title contenders allegedly interested in obtaining point guard.
Since the 34-year-old approaches the tail-end of his profession, Chris Paul could go ring pursuing, and time will tell where he lands this off-season.
While experts continue to debate on CP3’s next move, here is the latest news from the NBA trade rumors.
“I think this is the best possible fit. If you put Chris Paul on the Clippers with Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, you’re looking at the NBA’s next superteam.”
Chris Paul’s experience could be key for the LA Clippers:
Talking on ESPN’s’The Jump’, former Clippers small forward Paul Pierce commented onto a Prospective LA Clippers move for Chris Paul that off-season.
“Only thing I see wrong with the fit is, all of these guys need the ball…If T Lue can get it to work, it would be a superteam, which means all of these guys would have to sacrifice a little bit.”
Paul George with the steal, dunk & stare down on Oubre! pic.twitter.com/YONQ7VlbsG
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Pierce went on to forecast that when the NBA trade rumors do come true, the LA Clippers are the funniest favorites to win it all next season.
Pierce’s statements evoked a more measured response from ex-New York Knicks head coach, David Fizdale.
Chris Paul to the Clippers is definitely one of the more frightful NBA trade rumors out there. When the Los Angeles based franchise can make the move occur and fit all 3 gamers into a system, the group will input the 2020-21 NBA year as overwhelming favorites.
The Milwaukee Bucks would be favorites to come out of the East with Chris Paul:
The Milwaukee Bucks are just another contending team that is seeking to add to their roster this off-season. With numerous NBA trade rumors linking Chris Paul into the Eastern Conference team, Paul Pierce gave the move his stamp of approval.
“I think it’s a great fit…he checks three boxes for Milwaukee. Playmaking, which they desperately need…leadership, and you got a closer… you add Chris Paul on that team, I like them coming out of the east.”
7 years ago today, back-to-back MVP @Giannis_An34 made his NBA debut: 1 point, 1 turnover & 2 fouls in 4 minutes.
He averaged 7 PTS & 4 REB his rookie season and has increased his scoring & rebounding every season since. pic.twitter.com/wfYdio2PoF
— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) October 30, 2020
The Milwaukee Bucks had the best record in the NBA during the 2019-20 regular year but fell in the second round of this 2020 NBA Playoffs to eventual runners-up, Miami Heat.
A second successive postseason failure saw the Milwaukee Bucks face heavy criticism. The NBA trade rumors have made it no secret that even the Bucks danger losing two-time MVP and reigning Defensive Player of the Year, Giannis Antetokounmpo if the team disappoints from the playoffs again.
The purchase of Chris Paul, the “point God”, could be a huge upgrade on present PG Eric Bledsoe and could also offer the Bucks’ Greek superstar some much-need support.
The Milwaukee Bucks are aiming for a tournament next year and signing Chris Paul would be a step in the right direction.