Chris Paul headed to Clippers

Chris Paul headed to Clippers
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 8:09pm

People familiar with the deal say the Hornets have agreed in principle to deal Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers for guard Eric Gordon, forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center Chris Kaman and a first-round draft choice.

ESPN, citing anonymous sources, first reported the trade, which also involves New Orleans sending two future second-round draft
picks to the Clippers.

Commissioner David Stern approved the trade on behalf of the
league-owned team, people told The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the NBA has not ratified the deal.

The 26-year-old Paul is a four-time All-Star who averaged 18.7 points and 9.8 assists last season.

Gordon, who turns 23 on Christmas Day, averaged 22.3 points last
season.

The 6-foot-9 Aminu is a second-year pro.
 

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