Los Angeles Clippers general manager Neil Olshey was responsible for bring Chris Paul to L.A. He swung the deal that brought Paul to a team that was able to contend in the Western Conference. And now he's gone! You have to imagine Paul has to be pleased with this turn of events.
No he's not. Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated had this to say about CP3 must feel about Olshey's departure.
No direct correlation between Olshey leaving Clippers and future of Chris Paul in LA, but it doesn't help. Not a good time for instability.— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) June 5, 2012
If Paul isn't happy with his general manager heading out, then you can only think it's going to be harder to retain his services in a year when he becomes a free agent. The Clippers point guard is approaching his prime, and he needs to be put in the best possible situation if he expects to win a championship. It'll be crucial for L.A. to keep Blake Griffin to ensure Paul wants to come back. Letting a solid general manager go cannot help the image of the team in their superstar's mind.
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