Chris Paul, who was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday, took time to give thanks to the New Orleans Hornets organization and fans via Twitter.
“THANK YOU NEW ORLEANS for 6 of the BEST years of my life...to the organization, my teammates, coaches, and the fans you will always be my family and have a special place in my heart!!!”
Prior to the trade, Paul had spent his entire six year playing career with the Hornets averaging 18.7 PPG, 9.9 assists and 4.6 rebounds. The 26-year-old is a four-time NBA All-Star and was named Rookie of the Year in 2006.