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Bill Simmons on who won and who lost the NBA offseason - Grantland

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So looks like billy boy is still butt-hurt about Doc's dissing him! It's going to be a fun season with BS.. "Hey, nothing personal, Jack, but f--- off." To Chris Paul, who basically told the Clippers that after they squashed the first incarnation of their Doc Rivers trade. Chris didn't like that. He let them know he was heading to Houston to team up with Dwight. And he wasn't kidding. For about 36 hours, Morey probably felt like all 11 guys in Ocean's Eleven. You know what happened next: The Clippers blinked, the Doc trade got revived and finished, and the Clippers were offering Chris 107 million reasons to play for him. Crisis averted. The lesson, as always: Chris Paul runs the Clippers. (Cut to Vinny Del Negro nodding wistfully.)