Chris Paul Appreciated Blake Griffin a ‘Lot More After’ Leaving Clippers

Chris Paul admits that his appreciation for former Clippers teammate Blake Griffin grew after he left Los Angeles.

They had their “issues,” according to Paul, who adds that he didn’t realize what he had with Griffin and the Lob City crew until it was too late.

Per NBC Sports (via the All the Smoke” podcast):

“It’s seriously one of those things you don’t realize what you have until it’s gone,” Paul said.

“I think about it at times. And me and Blake Griffin absolutely had our issues here and there, but I actually appreciated Blake probably a lot more after I left.”

CP3, who serves as head of the players’ union, also addressed the NBA’s forced hiatus due to the coronavirus global pandemic:

“In this situation, nobody knows,” Paul said.

“Like it’s crazy, I was talking to Adam [Silver] the other day … shout out to Adam and the fact that he actually communicates with us and is trying to figure out what’s right. But, just there’s no answers right now. Everybody’s just basically gotta wait and see how this thing plays out. Obviously, at the end of the day, we all miss hooping … I don’t think we all realize how much we appreciate the game, or appreciate all the little things.”

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