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Chris Paul’s first day at Clippers practice

Chris Paul
Chris Paul was on hand for Clippers practice in Playa Vista on Saturday morning but was not allowed to do much more than “just watch and wish,” he said, until his trade to the team was finalized by the NBA. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Paul
Chris Paul mainly watched his new Clippers teammates work on plays during Saturday morning’s practice in Playa Vista. His trade to the team was not made final by the NBA until that afternoon. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Paul, Trey Thompkins, Travis Leslie, Ryan Gomes
Chris Paul, second from left, acknowledges a shot by Trey Thompkins (23) as Travis Leslie, left, and Ryan Gomes wait their turns during practice Saturday morning in Playa Vista. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Paul, Trey Thompkins, Travis Leslie, Ryan Gomes
Chris Paul was unable to participate with the Clippers during Saturday morning’s practice, but Ryan Gomes, Travis Leslie and Trey Thompkins got a good look at their new teammate as he took some shots at the team’s facility in Playa Vista. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Paul, Mo Williams
Chris Paul, right, tries to get new Clippers teammate Mo Williams’ attention during practice Saturday morning in Playa Vista. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Paul
Chris Paul takes a break Saturday morning at the Clippers Training Facility in Playa Vista. Although he was unable to participate in practice with the team, Paul took some jump shots and later learned he was cleared for full practice in time for the team’s workout that evening. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Blake Griffin
It was business as usual for Blake Griffin at Clippers’ practice Saturday morning in Playa Vista, even if new teammate Chris Paul couldn’t participate in full. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Chauncey Billups
Chauncey Billups was actively involved in the Clippers’ Saturday morning session, directing the offense in full-court, non-contact drills during the veteran point guard’s first practice since the team won his rights in a waiver auction. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Mo Williams
Mo Williams enjoys a light-hearted moment during Clippers practice Saturday morning in Playa Vista. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
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