Report: Point Guard Chris Paul Wants Out With the New Orleans Hornets

July 22nd, 2010 by Hardcourt Mayhem Leave a reply »
According to several different sources, New Orleans Hornets' point guard Chris Paul now wants out of the team.

It is believed that he has asked for a trade.

After hiring Dell Demps as the team's general manager, Paul, seemingly, has found an exit strategy.

On June 23rd, Paul said that he was open to a trade, according to's Senior Writer, Chris Broussard. It was believed Paul would go to a team like the Orlando Magic, or maybe the New York Knicks to team up with Amare Stoudemire.

At this point, that and a couple of more possibilities could still happen. Also on June 23rd, Paul said he would like to go to a winning team.

"My first choice is to be in New Orleans,'' Paul said to CBS Sports in a telephone interview from London. "I just want to make sure we're committed to winning. If we're not committed to winning and trying to get better so we can contend with the Lakers, the Celtics, and all these other top teams, then I'm open to being traded.''

When the point guard saw LeBron James leaving his small market to play for a big market, teaming up with superstars, this influenced Paul. At ...

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