Topics

Charlie Villanueva

Clippers' Chris Paul wakes up with jitters before Game 1 vs. Spurs

Clippers' Chris Paul wakes up with jitters before Game 1 vs. Spurs

Chris Paul, the Clippers' superstar point guard, said he woke up with jitters in his stomach Sunday morning before the Clippers will open their first-round playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs at Staples Center that evening at 7:30 p.m. "If you've had injuries and stuff like that, you realize how precious it is to play any game, regular season or whatnot," Paul said Sunday before the team's shoot around. Even though this will be Paul's seventh playoff appearance in the 10 seasons he's been in the league, he says he still feels a deep sense of excitement heading into the postseason. Something happened Saturday night that reminded him of just...

Loading
74°