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2017 Schedule
51-31, 2nd in Pacific
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1hKevin Pelton

Ranking Chris Paul's best choices as a free agent

To compete for a title, where should Chris Paul sign this summer? Kevin Pelton evaluates CP3's fit with the Rockets, Spurs and Clippers, ranking the best options.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Caught up with Paul Pierce courtside during one BIG3 game. Flew from LA to be in Brooklyn for this. Said he's spoken to Ice Cube about playing next year. Asked him what name would be on the back of his jersey; would it be his nickname? "C'mon, man. You know it. It's gotta be The Truth."

Stats & Info

Clippers breaking up?

DeAndre Jordan is currently the only player on the Clippers' roster who has made an All-Star team now that Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are set to opt out of their contracts and become free agents.

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Stephen A.: Experiment has not worked with Griffin (1:32)
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The Blake Griffin symphony (1:52)
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Rockets looking to lure CP3 from Clips (0:31)
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Lot at stake for Clips with Paul, Griffin

Things could look mighty different for the Clippers next season with Chris Paul and Blake Griffin becoming free agents. Playing without just Griffin hasn't been too much of an issue over the years for LA, but life without both looks as if it would be devastating.

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Griffin to be a coveted free agent

Despite being plagued by injuries the last three seasons, Blake Griffin has been one of the most productive players in the NBA since he made his debut in 2010.

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The impact Griffin and Paul have on Lob City (0:49)
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Associated Press

Chris Paul has been re-elected as president of the National Basketball Players Association, with his new four-year term begins immediately. Garrett Temple of the Sacramento Kings was elected vice president.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

While Chris Paul is expected to opt-out to become a free agent, a source close to the veteran guard says he hasn't officially filed nor told the Clippers.

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Griffin would be giving up over $40M leaving the Clips (1:10)
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Will leaving Clips help Griffin or CP3 win? (1:12)
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3dChad Ford

NBA draft grades: Clippers earn average marks

Jawun Evans could have a nice career as a backup, while Sindarius Thornwell looks like a good fit for a veteran team like the Clips.

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NBA free agents set to hit the market (0:57)
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Jordan never on trading block, Clips exec says

Lawrence Frank, the Clippers' executive VP of basketball operations, called center DeAndre Jordan a "cornerstone to what we do" and denied that Jordan was ever on the trading block.

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Lawrence Frank on DeAndre Jordan: "We love D.J. D.J. is going to be here for a long, long time as far as we're concerned."

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Lawrence Frank, the Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Clippers, talks about Jerry West as West walks in on his press conference.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The best sticky mat in the NBA.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Clippers buy two picks, No. 39 Jawun Evans and No. 48 Sindarius Thornwell. Both can make the roster and be good rotation guys.

Team Stats

Points Per Game108.76th
Rebounds Per Game43.021st
Assists Per Game22.515th
Points Allowed104.412th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-175131.622
2015-165329.646
2014-155626.683
2013-145725.695
2012-135626.683