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Report: Celtics wouldn’t be able to get Chris Paul to sign long-term extension

Posted By Jerry Spar On November 30, 2011 @ 11:37 am In General | No Comments

There are reports on the web [1] that the Celtics [2] have offered Rajon Rondo [3] to the Hornets for Chris Paul [4], who is due to be a free agent after this season. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, the C’s pursuit of Paul is futile because, he tweeted [5]: CP will not sign a long-term [extension] with Celtics, according to source close to situation.

Broussard tweeted Tuesday [6] that Paul wants to play out the season and became a free agent, with the Knicks his first choice as a landing spot. He wrote that Paul also would consider the Clippers, but the Clippers are more focused on Dwight Howard [7].

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[1] reports on the web: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/11/30/irish-coffee-rajon-rondo-rumors-fact-and-fiction/

[2] Celtics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/boston-celtics.htm

[3] Rajon Rondo: http://media.weei.com/basketball/rajon-rondo.htm

[4] Chris Paul: http://media.weei.com/basketball/chris-paul-new-orleans.htm

[5] he tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/Chris_Broussard/status/141895344391856129

[6] tweeted Tuesday: https://twitter.com/#!/Chris_Broussard/status/141386189180649474

[7] Dwight Howard: http://media.weei.com/basketball/dwight-howard.htm

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