Clippers guard Chris Paul was traded to the Houston Rockets Wednesday.Β 
Photo: 3
Photo: 3

Athletes react to big trade sending Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets

The first NBA free agency domino fell Wednesday, with star point guard Chris Paul opting into his player option to be traded to Houston. The Rockets’ Paul, James Harden pairing creates one of the best backcourts in the league.

The deal invoked plenty of reaction across the sports world.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.