A disappointing sweep at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs had the Los Angeles Clippers starting their offseason much quicker than they had hoped after acquiring the services of All-NBA First Team point guard Chris Paul.
But Paul hasn't sat on his hands.
Instead, Paul has already returned to the Clippers' practice facility to get work done on groin and hip injuries that became more and more of a problem as the playoffs went along, eventually rendering him powerless to stop a surging Tony Parker during the Spurs series.
Here's what Paul told Clippers.com:
"I'm feeling a lot better," Paul said. "Our training staff, to me, is the best in the league and as soon as the season was over we did a few things to get me back right."
Paul is still scheduled to join Team USA in Las Vegas on July 6 to start preparing for the Olympics.
"I'm going to enjoy it," Paul said. "Expectations are always high. And we set expectations for ourselves. This right here will probably be my last Olympics, so I'm going to go out there and cherish it and enjoy it."
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