Chris Paul enjoyed being around Blake Griffin at All-Star weekend for more than the lobs Griffin would snatch in midair and jam into the basket.
There was also the kind of banter that flows only between teammates.
"Usually, my locker's next to his," Paul said Wednesday night, a few moments before the Clippers point guard departed for Toronto to prepare for the All-Star game Sunday at the Air Canada Centre. "I've always got somebody to talk to if you don't want to talk to some of the other guys. It's going to be one of my first times without a teammate."
Paul was accompanied by then-teammate David West during Paul's first two trips to the All-Star game...