All early indications Sunday were that
The Clippers' plan is to offer Paul a maximum five-year deal worth $107.3 million when the free-agency period opens at 9:01 p.m. Sunday night.
Paul, an unrestricted free agent, can agree to the deal tonight, but he can’t sign a contract until the
The Clippers also have interest in free-agent shooting guard
Allen, who made $3.3 million last season, probably will be seeking the full mid-level exception that starts at $5.1 million for the 2013-14 season.
The representatives for
"They've got to move quick," said one executive. "He'd like to stay there. There's no excuse why he can't."