Paul Confirms New Deal With Clippers
Published on July 2 2013 10:21 am
Last Updated on July 2 2013 10:21 am
Written by Millie Lange
(Los Angeles, CA -- Chris Paul's tenure with the Los Angeles Clippers will continue. ESPN reports the All-Star point guard has agreed to a new five-year, $107-million deal with L.A. Paul confirmed the deal on Twitter, posting, "I'M IN!!! #CLIPPERNATION." He averaged 16.9 points and 9.7 assists for the Clippers this past season, helping lead them to their first Pacific Division title. Paul's deal can't be officially signed until after the salary cap is set on July 10.
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