Chris Paul Trade To Clippers Dead Due To High Asking Price, According To Report

It sounds like another Chris Paul trade to a Los Angeles team is dead. The NBA already vetoed a proposed trade that would have sent the New Orleans Hornets' star to the Los Angeles Lakers, and it appears the same is happening for a trade that would have sent Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers. A proposed trade between the two teams has died for now, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski.

It appears the league/Hornets' steep asking price is the reason, according to Wojnarowski. The league/Hornets is asking the Clippers to surrender rising star Eric Gordon, promising youngsters Eric Bledsoe and Al-Farouq Aminu, center and expiring contract Chris Kaman and the unprotected 2012 first-round pick the Clippers have from the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Clippers so far appear unwilling to give up that much for Paul.

Wojnarowski reports that the trade could be revived, but under different terms. The Hornets are scheduled to play a preseason game on Friday and only have six players under contract.

For more on the Hornets, visit At The Hive. For more on the Clippers, visit Clips Nation and SB Nation Los Angeles.

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