Chris Paul Should be Traded to Phoenix Suns

July 28th, 2010 by Jess Root Leave a reply »
Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver recently stated that the most likely scenario for the Suns to acquire a star player was through a trade, and that the organization’s plan was to build up pieces to put themselves in a position to possibly do that.

Now what star player could possibly be available in the near future?

The biggest stars are staying put for the most part or have free agency coming in the next season. There is, though, one player that is said to be “available”—Chris Paul.

True, it is rumored he wants to play in New York. It's also true that he recently came out and said that he wants to represent New Orleans.

But, really, what was he going to say? That he is tired of a sad and dirty city? Of course, he’s going to say publicly that he wants to stay with the Hornets.

Now, New Orleans has all the leverage here. Paul has two years remaining on his current contract. He gets paid almost $15 million this coming season and more than $16 million the season that follows.

The Hornets also have a young point guard in Darren Collison, who showed he can play at a high level and a margi ...

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