All-Star point guard Chris Paul is reportedly headed to the Houston Rockets, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical and Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle and Sam Amick of USA Today:
After Chris Paul agreed to opt-in on contract, Clippers are trading All-Star guard to the Houston Rockets, league sources tell @TheVertical
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 28, 2017
Rockets reached agreement on trade for Chris Paul, source confirms. @WojVerticalNBA reported first. Send Dekker, Beverley, Williams, pick.
— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) June 28, 2017
Can confirm Rockets land Chris freaking Paul from Clipps for Pat Beverley, Pat Decker, Lou Williams & 2018 1st rounder. @WojVerticalNBA 1st
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) June 28, 2017
The Clippers will reportedly receive Patrick Beverley, Sam Dekker, Lou Williams and a 2018 first-round pick.
Paul has been the leader in Los Angeles for the last six seasons with averages of 18.8 points, 9.8 assists and 4.2 rebounds. He would join forces with Kia MVP runner-up James Harden and Coach of the Year Mike D’Antoni in Houston to form one of the most dynamic offenses in the NBA.