You don't know if you'll ever be in this position again." Paul, then 22 and in his third season with the team, eyed Peterson as if the vet had ordered too many Sazeracs."You may think it's always going to be this way, and you're always going to have a shot.
He was the successor to Steve Nash, a mantle that consumed him since he was a rookie, stewing all night before an early-season showdown against the Suns.
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K.," Wells sighed, "I guess it's time to leave." The Hornets solemnly filed out of the club, then throttled the Raptors the next day for their 50th win.
Before practices, backup point guard Mike James would tell Paul, "I'm going at your neck!
" Afterward, he'd leave muttering, "Little s---." Paul mastered the pick-and-roll with power forward David West, cash from 17 feet, but he could not persuade the sweet-shooting big man to step out to the three-point line.
In six seasons with the Clippers, Paul always made the playoffs, always had a shot.
Says former Clippers forward Luc Mbah a Moute, "Guys just did their own thing." The Clippers were older than the Hornets and L.
They traveled in packs a dozen deep, like on one Saturday night in Toronto, when they rolled into a popular club called Muzik.
At midnight, early by T Dot standards, small forward Bonzi Wells noticed Paul paying the bill and calling the cars.