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Top 3 Superstars Who Could Help Chris Paul

Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Chris Paul is one of the NBA’s best Point Guard and will go down in the Hall of Fame once he retires. Paul’s game is still lethal and teams still cannot find the right game plan to stop him. He’s averaging 17.7 PPG, 9.8 APG, and grabbing 5.3 Reb (tied for his career high). But even with those numbers, he still hasn't reached the NBA Finals or even the Western Conference finals. He has been playing for LA Clippers for 7 years, giving them all of what he’s got. He immediately became the Clippers franchise player, but they still couldn’t get the Championship.

The Clippers always seem to be one player away from going to the Finals, but always get stopped by the Warriors. They need to add that one more guy to get them over the hump.

Chris Paul needs help, and if he doesn't get a ring than his career will never be the same. He is a Point Guard that a championship team needs. No need for another John Stockton in the future.

So, here’s a few superstars and mind that can help Paul get over that hump. It’s highly unlikely to get these players on the team with him for now, but they can definitely help him get a ring if it did happen. Great Point Guards always needed that extra star to help them get to the top, and CP3 is no different.

Check three players who could help Chris Paul if he decides to stay and sign a max contract next summer.

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Chris Paul & DeMarcus Cousins

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 16: Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers high fives DeMarcus Cousins #15 of the Sacramento Kings after the game on January 16, 2016 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Andrew Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mandatory Copyright: Photo by Andrew Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images

Both are on a mission to get a ring to help put the icing on the cake for their storied careers. Chris Paul will go down as the best PG without a ring if he doesn’t get help. Cousins needs a PG like Chris Paul after the Kings tried to get him a good PG (Rondo), and it didn’t work out too well. The difference is, Chris Paul can take over the game and find way more opportunities for him. That’s way more than DeMarcus ever had in Sacramento. 

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With both joining each other, Cousins wouldn’t have to work a lot to score most of his points, with Paul giving him easy buckets. Both of their mindsets would be on winning and taking it out on all of the opponents they face. Paul and Cousins would be the most lethal Point Guard, Center duo the NBA has seen in a long time.

What they can offer? DeAndre Jordan, J.J. Reddick, Austin Rivers and Wes Johnson.

Chris Paul & Klay Thompson


Chris Paul is a pass-first type of point guard and gives his teammates the best opportunity to create a great shot. Klay Thompson, on the other hand, is one of the best shooters in the game right now, and could get open anytime he wants. Having Chris Paul and Klay Thompson on a team together will confuse the coaches’ game plan coming into the game. 

With both players joining each other they can become one of the best backcourts we’ve ever seen in the NBA. Thompson will help Paul’s assist numbers go all the way up, and Paul will help his shooting numbers. Both can space the floor, and create offense at any time. Paul and Thompson would be the most dynamic backcourt in the NBA.

Klay will become the most important scorer in the Clippers, and he is now 3rd best scorer in the Warriors. Maybe is time to move on, what do you think Klay?

What they can offer? DeAndre Jordan + J.J. Reddick for Klay Thompson.

Chris Paul & Anthony Davis

Mar 27, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul (3) shoots over New Orleans Hornets power forward Anthony Davis (23) during the second half of a game at the New Orleans Arena. The Clippers defeated the Hornets 105-91. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Chris Paul and Anthony Davis would be an unbelievable force, causing matchup problems for any opponent. With CP3’s ability to run the pick and roll and Anthony Davis’ ability to finish around the rim, it would be an incredible site to see. Anthony Davis shoots at a high clip and he is an excellent scorer off the dribble. 

He can finish from anywhere. Those two qualities would boat well with a distributor like Chris Paul. A duo of AD and CP3 would be impeccable, and would immediately guarantee a finals push. Chris Paul would surely bring out the best in Davis. He has never advanced to the next round in the playoffs either, so both players will be hungry to win and get to the Finals.

What they can offer? DeAndre Jordan, J.J. Reddick, Austin Rivers and Wes Johnson.


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