The Rockets and Paul agreed to a new contract just after midnight E.T. on Sunday, locking up the All-NBA point guard to a long-term deal in Houston. The Rockets lost to the Warriors in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals.
Looking forward, Paul will continue to provide tenacious on-ball defense and playmaking starting at point guard for the Rockets. The Warriors took advantage of his absence and went on to repeat as champions. While Paul never considered leaving the Rockets in free agency, league sourcessay there was tension about the length of his new contract.
Houston first acquired Paul last offseason when he signed with the Clippers and was traded to the Rockets for several players and draft picks. His productivity reached another level in the postseason where he averaged 21.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 5.8 assists. He averaged 11.7 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game in 67 contests while often defending opposing teams' top-scoring wing.
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But the Real Madrid superstar has been at the heart of much of what went right for Portugal at this World Cup . Cavani received the ball from Rodrigo Betancur and sprayed a wonderful 40-yard diagonal pass to Luis Suarez .
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The suspect has been identified as Jarrod Ramos , 38, who had a long-running feud with the paper, sources told The Baltimore Sun . The defendant is accused of entering the Capital Gazette office on Thursday afternoon and opening fire through a glass door.
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I'm sad, I'm frustrated - I think that's quite normal. "Happy for what happened today, I hope we can go further", Cavani said. Spain midfielder David Silva said his side will be treating the match "as if we were playing against Brazil".
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Japan's captain Makoto Hasebe admitted, "that was a weird feeling, but I think we did everything right". However, he refused to look past Japan towards a potential quarter-final against Mexico or Brazil.
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After a two-day summit with European Union leaders in Brussels last week, Mrs Merkel believed she had struck such a deal. A Forsa poll showed that 67 percent of Germans thought the behavior of Seehofer and the CSU was irresponsible.
While nothing is certain in free agency, Jordan joining the Mavs has felt like one of the surest things this offseason. Jordan is both close friends with Kevin Durant, and a former client of Bob Myers, according to Marc Stein of ESPN .
Brazil knocks out Mexico
And neither is Brazil . "I'm very happy with my performance but even more so with the team's victory", he said. This is supposed to be Belgium's golden generation, and perhaps for the first time we are beginning to see why.
Chuck Schumer rallies opposition to Trump court lineup
President Donald Trump said he "probably won't" ask potential Supreme Court nominees about whether they would overturn Roe v. Speaking Monday at an Anchorage news conference, Murkowski noted Kennedy's pivotal role on the court.
Rajon Rondo Signs One-Year Deal With Lakers
The floodgates have opened for the Los Angeles Lakers as the news of LeBron James' signing has kicked off a flurry of moves. By adding Rondo, the Lakers got a skilled ball handler and great defender who is not known as a great perimeter shooter.
Harry Kane says he can score in every World Cup game
If I had played against Belgium and hadn't scored, maybe I'd be thinking, "I didn't score in my last match". I want to go out there and do as well as I can if I'm selected. "If my goals help the team, brilliant".
Wow: Tesla just built 7000 cars in a week
To meet its June production goal, Tesla set up a massive tent outside its main factory that housed yet another assembly line. Importantly, Tesla said the Model 3 reservations count at the end of the second quarter still stood at roughly 420,000.
Lakers set sights on LeBron James in free agency
LeBron James was spotted by AIR7 HD landing at Van Nuys Airport on Saturday after a long flight from the Caribbean. It is unclear at this point if an in-person meeting between James and the Cavs has been scheduled down the line.
Paul George wants to 'put a Laker jersey on'
In 79 regular season games with the Thunder past year , George averaged 21.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game. George, who was traded to the Thunder a year ago , was rumoured to be heading to the Lakers with his old contract expired.
The Boston Celtics should not pursue a Kawhi Leonard trade
Wojnarowski reported last week that the 26-year-old has a strong desire to play for the Lakers as he's a native of Los Angeles. Several such players told our own Alex Kennedy that they would be interested in taking a minimum deal with Los Angeles.