Early Saturday morning, there was this tweet from Plain-Dealer reporter Brian Windhorst: “Word is LeBron indeed advised Paul to demand a trade but he wants CP3 to stay in Western Conf. to make a better rivalry.” Then, this appeared in the Sunday Vegas gossip column: “NBA All-Stars LeBron James and Chris Paul, playing with $500 blackjack chips Friday at Wynn Las Vegas.” Yesterday, this tweet from LeBron: “There’s no such thing as a ‘Reliable source.’ Don’t believe it people. The truth these days is so far gone. No credibility.” As a fan who wants CP3 in New York … yes, we’d be peeved if LeBron was working his magic behind-the-scenes to keep the league’s top point guard out West. [Review-Journal]
Also, he’s had three straight triple-doubles.
Losers of four in a row, the defending champion San Antonio Spurs are languishing in 7th place in the West, 34-23 and not looking anything (…)