• by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Stephen Curry, LeBron James unanimous All-NBA choices

    Stephen Curry and LeBron James were unanimous choices for the All-NBA first team, announced on Thursday. The Warriors' Curry, who was named NBA MVP, and the Cavaliers' James received first team votes on all 129 ballots submitted. Joining Curry at guard on the All-NBA team is the Rockets' James Harden, who received 125 votes. Joining James at forward is Anthony Davis of the Pelicans (119 votes). The center is Marc Gasol of the Grizzlies (65 votes). The second team consists of the Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge, the Kings' DeMarcus Cousins, the Bulls' Pau Gasol, the Thunder's Russell Westbrook and the Clippers' Chris Paul. The third team is the Spurs' Tim Duncan, the Clippers' Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, the Warriors' Klay Thompson and the Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Chris Paul scores team-high 31, Clippers fall apart in Game 6

    Clippers guard Chris Paul scored a team-high 31 points on 10 of 19 shooting on Thursday, but it wasn't enough to avoid a 119-107 loss to the Rockets in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals. The Clippers appeared on their way to the conference finals after building up a huge lead late in the third quarter, but the Rockets were able to close the game by outscoring the Clippers 40-15 in the fourth quarter. Paul dished out 11 assists for his third straight double-double while chipping in seven rebounds in 41 minutes. Game 7 is set for Sunday in Houston.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Clippers G Chris Paul (hamstring) no longer on minutes restriction

    Clippers coach Doc Rivers said guard Chris Paul no longer needs to have his minutes monitored, reports the Orange County Register. Paul missed the first two games of the series against the Rockets because of a hamstring injury and he only played 23 and 26 minutes in his first two games back. However, Paul appears to be over the issue after playing 35 minutes in Game 5 on Tuesday. The Clippers will attempt to close out the series Thursday at home. They are favored by 8-points.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Clippers' Chris Paul on injured hamstring: It's almost 100 percent

    Clippers guard Chris Paul said he his injured hamstring is improving and he will play in Tuesday's Game 5 matchup at Houston, reports InsideSoCal.com. "Hamstring is OK," Paul said. "It's good. I'll be on the court [Tuesday]." When asked if his hamstring was near 100 percent, Paul said it was close. "Yeah, it's getting there," he said. Coach Doc Rivers has not discussed a minutes restriction with Paul, but he said he expects Paul to play more than the 26 minutes he played in Game 4. "My guess is, I'm sure there is some kind of [minutes] limit, but probably he can play more than he played the first two games," Rivers said. "He's feeling a lot better." The Clippers are 3-point favorites at Houston on Tuesday.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Clippers' Doc Rivers: No decision on Chris Paul's minutes yet

    Clippers coach Doc Rivers said he and team doctors have talked about potentially putting guard Chris Paul on a minutes restriction once again, according to the Orange County Register. No decision has been made at this time whether Paul will have his minutes increased or decreased due to his hamstring injury. Paul played 23 minutes and scored 12 points in Game 3's win over the Rockets.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Clippers guard Chris Paul to start Game 4 vs. Houston

    Clippers point guard Chris Paul will start in Sunday's Game 4 against the Rockets, according to ESPN.com. Paul, who has battled through a hamstring injury during the Western Conference Semifinals, feels he's good to go for the game. "I'm cool, I'm good, I'll be ready for tomorrow," Paul said. "There's no speculation, probable or questionable. I'm playing tomorrow." Paul scored 12 points with seven assists in 23 minutes of action in Game 3, his first appearance of the series. "For me, it was about getting out there and trying to be that leader," Paul said. "I tried to pick my spots as well as possible, but we still played through Blake [Griffin] as we should. He's been our MVP in this series and we're going to keep playing through him like we do."

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Clippers' Chris Paul will start, play more minutes on Sunday

    Clippers guard Chris Paul came out of Friday's Game 3 without any additional trouble from the hamstring injury that's bothered him in the second-round playoff series. Coach Doc Rivers said that Paul would start Sundays' Game 4 and play more minutes, per the L.A. Times.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Clippers' Chris Paul will play on Friday

    Clippers guard Chris Paul will play in Friday's Game 3 against Houston, per the Los Angeles Times. Paul was questionable with a hamstring injury. Coach Doc Rivers confirmed that Paul would play on Friday. "Minute-wise, we're definitely going to restrict his minutes," Rivers said.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Report: Chris Paul tells Clippers mate Matt Barnes that he'll play Friday

    Clippers teammate Matt Barnes has been told by Chris Paul that he will play Friday night in Game 3 of the playoff series against the Rockets, the Orange County Register has reported. Paul was sidelined the first two games with a hamstring injury, but the Clippers managed a split in Houston. Nothing in regard to Paul's status has been made official.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Report: Injured Clippers PG Chris Paul to work out Thursday

    The Clippers will not practice Thursday, but point guard Chris Paul (hamstring) is set to work out in hopes of returning for Game 3 of their series against Houston, according to ESPN. Paul missed the first two games, but his team emerged with a split and is now returning to Los Angeles for Games 3 and 4. It remains to be seen if Paul recovers enough to participate.