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Chris Paul, Houston Rockets, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Rajon Rondo, Showtime Lakers, Staples Center -

LOS ANGELES — After days of buildup for the Los Angeles Lakers’ home opener, there’s a groundswell of energy in the stands of Staples Center. And then comes the fourth quarter. Reigning MVP James Harden digs his shoulder into Brandon Ingram’s chest. Foul. Before the crowd can even properly boo, Ingram shoves Harden. Ingram wants […]

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Chris Paul, Commentary, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Rajon Rondo -

LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, the NBA announced the suspensions for Brandon Ingram, Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul for their involvement in the Staples Center scuffle that snatched the spotlight from LeBron James’ home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night. The reaction around the league was that the penalties could have been […]

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After watching the fourth quarter of last night’s explosive Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets game live, and after watching the ensuing fight(s) from approximately 17,000 different angles, the single most entertaining thing is how Chris Paul turns into an impression of Kevin Hart doing an impression of someone…

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Chris Paul, Crossroads, ESPN Films, Lacrosse, NBA -

“I’m from the ’hood. You don’t hear nothin’ ’bout no lacrosse. … If you ask anybody in my family, [they’d tell you], ‘Oh, that’s a white-person sport.’ “ True or false, that’s the narrative on lacrosse in many African-American homes, even though arguably the greatest to ever play the game likely looks like a family […]

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2018 Midterm Election, Chris Paul, Faith Hill, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Michelle Obama, News, Tim McGraw, Tom Hanks, Video, Voting Rights Act -

Earlier this month, Michelle Obama announced that she’s hitting the road to get out the vote in a new campaign aimed at registering new voters. But now, she’s being joined by a group of friends who also want everyone to go to the polls this fall. As noted by Variety, the former First Lady, along […]

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Chris Paul, Houston Rockets, NBA, NCB, Undefeated Athlete of the Week, Wake Forest Demon Deacons -

While his newest teammate was being fitted for his Houston Rockets jersey, Chris Paul was in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, at the place that made him the man and the player he’s become, living his absolute best life. Paul, who dished out 11.9 assists per game last season and will have high-volume scorer Carmelo Anthony as […]

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Chris Paul, Education, Entertainment, LeBron James, Sports, Video, Wake Forest, Wake Forest basketball -

  Chris Paul just gifted his alma mater in a big way. The Houston Rockets guard donated $2.5 million to the Wake Forest basketball program, marking the largest gift the school has ever received from a former player. According to ESPN, Wake Forest plans to use the funds to expand make improvements on the men’s […]

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Chris Paul, Damian Lillard, John Wall, Kyrie Irving, NBA, NBA LIVE 19, POINT GUARDS, Russell Westbrook, Stephen Curry -

When it came to letting the players and the gaming community know what the overall ratings would be for their new game, NBA 2K19 beat NBA LIVE 19 to the punch. But perhaps EA needed that extra time to implement a much harsher grading scale and cause a greater debate. Now that the ratings are […]

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Chris Paul, Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James, NBA, NBA Free Agency -

This isn’t that, can’t be ignorin’ the stats/ Based off of that, they gotta run me the max/ They gotta run me the max, they gotta double the racks … — Drake, “Talk Up” (2018) You might think free agency began the moment the 2018 NBA Finals ended. But free agency began in the final […]

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Ayesha Curry, Celebrity Family Feud, Chris Paul, Family, Houston Rockets, NBA, Steph Curry, Steve Harvey, Television -

When it comes to motivation, whether on the basketball court or off, Chris Paul finds strength in family. “Basketball is not who I am; it’s not who this family is,” said Paul to The Undefeated. “We’ve figured that out a long time ago.” So it was a no-brainer for the Houston Rockets point guard to […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens, Chris Paul, Cleveland Cavaliers, Culture, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA, Stephen Curry -

But the allure of the game, keeps calling your name … — Jay-Z, “Allure” (2003) There’s a scene in 1992’s Juice that aces the test of time. Not the one where Bishop (played by the late Tupac Shakur) and Q (played by Omar Epps) are by their lockers in the iconic “I am crazy … […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Chris Paul, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, NBA, Shaun Livingston, Stephen Curry -

OAKLAND, Calif. — The NBA official pushed a metal box on wheels to the Houston Rockets’ locker room, early in the fourth quarter, on Saturday at Oracle Arena. Inside the box held the coveted 2018 NBA Western Conference championship trophy. The trophy was for the taking by the Rockets, but it will instead be flown […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Chris Paul, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, NBA -

HOUSTON — A frustrated Draymond Green slapped the top of an equipment bag just before being the first to enter the visiting locker room after the Golden State Warriors’ 98-94 loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. Now, one loss away from ending a shot at a fourth straight […]

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Chris Paul, Houston Rockets, James Harden, NBA, Western Conference Finals -

OAKLAND, Calif. — A roar erupted from the team staff in the Houston Rockets’ locker room as the buzzer sounded. Ecstatic Rockets players hooted and hollered as teammate Gerald Green slapped hands with them outside the locker room door after the crucial 95-92 road playoff win over the Golden State Warriors. Even smiling veterans Chris […]

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Chris Paul, Clint Capela, James Harden, Kevin Durant, NBA Live 18, Stephen Curry -

Only two storylines are at the forefront of Game 4 between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors. First, can Houston avoid being down 3-1, all but guaranteeing Golden State another berth in the NBA Finals? Second, how will the “Hamptons Five” minus one perform defensively with Andre Iguodala doubtful because of a knee […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Chris Paul, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Jay-Z, NBA -

There’s a Jay-Z lyric for any and every situation in life. For the Houston Rockets, their current 2-1 Western Conference finals plight is no different. More on that shortly. After elimination by the Golden State Warriors in 2015 and 2016, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey all but confirmed the Bay Area fetish. “It’s the only […]

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Basketball, Chris Paul, Go Hoop Day, Houston Rockets -

HOUSTON — Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul will soon be wishing you a Happy Go Hoop Day. Paul, fellow NBA players Paul George, Evan Turner and Emmanuel Mudiay, WNBA players Bria Hartley and Cappie Pondexter, and ex-NBA forward Jalen Rose are among the basketball ambassadors slated to support the inaugural Go Hoop Day on June […]

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Chris Paul, Draymond Green, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, NBA Live 18, Stephen Curry -

The Houston Rockets worked all season to have the best record in the Western Conference and home-court advantage against the Golden State Warriors — and lost it after one game. What changes should be made? Can Houston bounce back in a must-win Game 2? Let’s see if James Harden and the crew get their mojo […]

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Chris Paul, Draymond Green, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, NBA Live 18, Stephen Curry -

Here we go, run-and-shoot hoopin’ at its finest. Golden State and Houston are sure to provide the offensive fireworks, but as the saying goes, defense wins championships, so which squad will be able to lock down the other when it matters most? We are finally at Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, so let’s […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Chris Paul, Clint Capela, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, NBA, Stephen Curry -

OAKLAND, California — Not even an hour had passed from the buzzer sounding on the end of the New Orleans Pelicans’ season when head coach Alvin Gentry was asked what could have been perceived as a rude question. “With the talent on both teams, how do you see the Warriors-Rockets matching up?” a curious and […]

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Anthony Davis, Chris Paul, Donovan Mitchell, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Klay Thompson, NBA, NBA Live 18, New Orleans Pelicans, Stephen Curry, Utah Jazz -

Rajon Rondo and the New Orleans Pelicans crew have come up empty so far at Oracle Arena vs. the Golden State Warriors. Will the Utah Jazz get sent packing by Houston? Will the Pelicans survive in the Bay? Let’s look to NBA LIVE 18 to see which series will be extended or which teams will […]

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Andrew Wiggins, Chris Paul, Derrick Rose, Donovan Mitchell, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, NBA Live 18, Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George, Russell Westbrook, Trevor Ariza, Utah Jazz -

Another round of NBA playoff elimination games is upon us as Round 1 starts to shake out. On Wednesday night we have both the Rockets and the Jazz looking to be done with the Timberwolves and Thunder, respectively, for this season. Utah has been impressive and hopes to put the OK3 experiment to bed at […]

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2018 NBA All-Star Game, Allen Iverson, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant, Nipsey Hussle -

Tech, music, film: There’s a bunch of stuff happening Thursday in Los Angeles. As the city gets set for NBA All-Star Weekend 2018, some events are for players and media only. Some are for everyone. Off top there’s a Q&A with Kobe Bryant brought to the world by Nike x Jordan Brand’s Global T32 Nike […]

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Andre Drummond, Ben Simmons, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Dwight Howard, Lou Williams, NBA, Paul George -

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George was recovering from a broken leg the last time he didn’t play in the NBA All-Star Game. The four-time All-Star is widely considered one of the top 15 NBA players. He’s also one of the top defenders and averages better than 20 points playing alongside renowned scorers Russell Westbrook […]

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Chris Paul, Clint Capela, Houston Rockets, James Harden, NBA -

HOUSTON — As NBA All-Star James Harden walked through the Houston Rockets’ locker room door triumphantly, always-positive longtime locker room attendant Chuck Jackson gave him a fist pound and said, “I knew we could do this tonight.” To the left of Jackson was a long hallway mural with pictures celebrating the Rockets’ two NBA championships […]

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Ben Roethlisberger, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Gregg Popovich, Isaiah Thomas, Kevin Durant, Lane Kiffin, Larry Nassar, LeBron James, Los Angeles Clippers, Martin Luther King Jr., MLK Day, Rob Gronkowski, The Week That Was, Trevor Ariza -

Monday 01.15.18 To commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry and Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons engaged in nonviolent resistance on the court, with both men insinuating they wanted to scrap in the hallway. Not wanting to be left out of the celebration, players on the Houston Rockets, like WCW […]

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Chris Paul, James Harden, NBA -

After the Los Angeles Clippers’ 113-102 home win over the Houston Rockets on Monday, a game in which many a technical foul was called or missed, Rockets guard Chris Paul led a Suicide Squad bunch of teammates to their opponent’s locker room to, in theory, engage in fisticuffs. As is always the case, barring Kobe […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA is planning to speak with players from both the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers to determine the specifics of late-game and postgame events involving the teams...

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Ben Simmons, Chris Paul, David West, DeMar DeRozan, Denzel Washington, Draymond Green, Erik Spoelstra, Gerald Green, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Golden State Warriors, Joel Embiid, Kevin Durant, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, NBA, Sacramento Kings, Stephen Curry -

With all due respect to Jack Nicholson, Spike Lee, E-40, Drake and Billy Crystal, Los Angeles Lakers courtside season-ticket holder Denzel Washington is the coolest NBA fan. So in honor of the two-time Academy Award winner, The Undefeated’s 2017-18 NBA midseason awards are named after Washington’s movie roles, other characters in his movies or the […]

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2018 NBA All-Star Game, Chris Paul, Gordon Hayward, Houston Rockets, LaVar Ball, Riddick Bowe, Washington Redskins, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. An internet hoax claimed the Washington Redskins changed their team name to the “Washington Redhawks.” The Rising Hearts Coalition, a Native American activist group advocating for the NFL franchise to drop its longtime mascot, created several fake webpages, and stories on them, resembling the online sites and work of The Washington Post, Sports […]

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#InsecureHBO, Chris Paul, Denzel Washington, Insecure, Issa Rae, Jay Ellis, Paul George, Sarunas Jackson, Television, Yvonne Orji -

Sarunas J. Jackson is working to become a household name in the acting world. Fans of the hit HBO show Insecure certainly know him as “Dro,” the married dude who says he is in an open relationship and is sleeping with Molly. Along with joining Insecure in its second season, Jackson has a basketball background […]

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Ahmad Rashad, Basketball, Carmelo Anthony, Chicago Bulls, Chris Paul, Dallas Mavericks, Derek Anderson, Eddie Jones, Fat Joe, Jordan Brand, Kawhi Leonard, Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Finley, Michael Jordan, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, Nike, Ray Allen, Russell Westbrook, Sheryl Swoopes, Sneaker Stories, Style, Tinker Hatfield -

Oct. 15, 1996, will forever be ingrained in Ray Allen’s memory. It was the night he met Michael Jordan for the first time. A young player like Allen viewed Jordan as a god in a league that had already deemed him the greatest of all time. As Jordan chased his fifth NBA title that year, […]

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