Rockets GM Denies Reports Of Chris Paul Wanting Out Of Houston

Stephen A. Smith originally reported that Paul wanted to leave.

BYAlexander Cole
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After years of failing in the playoffs at the hands of the Golden State Warriors, there have been a plethora of rumors surrounding the Houston Rockets and the relationship between Chris Paul and James Harden. Over the weekend, it was reported by Stephen A. Smith that Paul wants out of Houston and would even consider going to the Los Angeles Lakers to play with LeBron James and Anthony Davis. While this would certainly make the Lakers a super team, Lakers fans shouldn't get too excited as these rumors were shut down by Rockets general manager Daryl Morey on Monday.

The Rockets GM appeared on SportsTalk 790 in Houston today where he explained how Paul wants to come back to the Rockets next season and that the team is looking to add another star to the roster.

Morey won't even be taking calls for Paul which goes to show how much the Rockets are betting on him and Harden to bring the city a championship. 

With the Golden State Warriors down two players in Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson next season, the Western Conference will be busted wide open which gives the Rockets a great chance to reach the NBA Finals.

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Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.