Do Not Trade for Chris Paul: Superstar Point Guards Are Overrated

July 28th, 2010 by David Glazer Leave a reply »
New Orleans point guard Chris Paul is a great player. 

When he is healthy, he is easily in the debate for the best point guard in the NBA. He is the type of player that every team in the NBA would love to have.

Even though he released a statement that he wants to help build the Hornets into contenders, few really believe that he will want to stay there.

With Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh creating a new paradigm of three stars playing together, there is the thought that other stars will need to team up in order to have a chance to beat the Miami Heat.

Chris Paul hinted as much at Carmelo Anthony's wedding when he made a toast that he hoped that he, Carmelo and Amar'e Stoudimire would be able to team up in New York to compete with Miami.

Paul can do everything that a team would want from a point guard.

He is a great passer, defender, and scorer. He has the rare ability to create scoring opportunities for both himself and his teammates at the same time.

However, any team trying to trade for him should think twice. He is not the "no brainer" that most are claiming.

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