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I had no choice but to bring this topic up in this article, because we all know that Chris Paul wants out of New Orleans, and his top preference is New York.
Paul is arguably the best point guard in the game right now next to Derrick Rose. He can give you a double-double on any given night, and his ability to direct what goes on during the game is amazing. Basically, he's the whole package for a point guard.
CP3's contract ends in 2012, and he almost definitely won't return to New Orleans. Therefore, the Hornets will look to trade him sometime this summer or before the trade deadline next year. The asking price for Paul will definitely be a lot.
In order for the Hornets to trade CP3 to the Knicks, the deal would most likely have to revolve around Chauncey Billups, who is the Knicks' biggest trade chip. Amar'e Stoudamire is almost untouchable, unless it's for Dwight Howard, and the team will be build around Carmelo Anthony for the next several years.
So, in that case, Billups will be the center of the deal. The Hornets will most likely ask for Billups, Ronny Turiaf, Toney Douglas, and a couple of first round picks.
You never know what can happen in the NBA.
Will we see a new big three in New York this summer?