Their relationship hasn't always been so affectionate.
“In college, you would never have seen us sit next to each other,” re-signed point guard
The two were conference rivals in college; Redick played for Duke from 2002-06 and Paul was at
"We did not get along at all," Paul said. "And that is an understatement."
The testiness even carried over into the
But when Paul heard that Redick was going to be a Clipper, he said he was "overjoyed."
"I told my wife right away," Paul said. "I could not have been more excited."
The incumbent point guard's ability to penetrate and pass should generate plenty of open looks for Redick, who said he isn't exactly used to such things. On the court at least, the combination seems to have the potential for a beautiful friendship.
"He's one of the few point guards in the league where you say, 'I want to play with that guy,'" Redick said.
Also looking to benefit from Paul’s point guard play is
"Oh, man," he said, thinking about what opportunities are likely to come his way. "Just wide open looks."