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Chris Paul to Boston ?: "Lob City" redux

 Yes, I know the odds of The Suns' Chris Paul ending up with the Boston Celtics after possibly being waived by Phoenix are quite slim, but I honestly think that offering CP3 a second shot as the initiator of Lob City - and possibly his first Championship.



Picture it. That would mean putting Chris back with Blake Griffin - and replacing the Dunk Machine, Deandre Jordan, with Rob Williams. Blake and Chris are not the same players fans watched with the Clippers, but both can still operate at a fairly-high level in somewhat-restricted minutes.

Let me continue. Two of the several issues that cost the Celtics from competing in the Finals this past season careless passes and turnovers. Chris Paul averaged 7.9 assists per game this past postseason and led the entire League in assist-to-turnover ratio (7.43 assists for every turnover).

In his career, CP3 led the NBA in both assists (5 times) and steals (6 times) and made All-Defense nine (9) times. The guy could play - and still can. I visualize him joining Marcus Smart in the backcourt and setting up easy baskets for Williams III via lobs

Chris Paul may be only 6-feet tall and 38 years old, but at potentially cheap money, he could prove a difference maker for a Celtics team suffering too long with a Title drought.


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