CP3's knees

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CP3's knees

Postby paulri on Fri Dec 09, 2011 10:50 am

I'm hoping that the Paul trade goes through, although I'd like to get some information from those who have seen Paul play, and know about his health:

What are CP3's knees like? Are they healthy?

Since we're at it, I haven't seen NO play that much at all. Is he really an awesome point guard? Over-rated? What do folks think here?

Since this is a sourced forum, here is an article that discusses the trade:

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/733 ... -christmas

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Re: CP3's knees

Postby nameant on Fri Dec 09, 2011 10:59 am

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Re: CP3's knees

Postby ech1997 on Fri Dec 09, 2011 3:42 pm

CP3's knees will be fine. He's been hrut before and he's never been anything but awesome!

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Re: CP3's knees

Postby paulri on Fri Dec 09, 2011 4:48 pm

Just looked up his stats. He's started six seasons, and missed half the 09-10 season, and 18 games of the 06-07 season.

A remark I read led me to believe that he had missed a lot more than that. I know you can't always believe what you read. :freak2:

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Re: CP3's knees

Postby therealdeal on Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:56 pm

He is missing one of the main ligaments in one of his knees (the right one?). He's definitely an injury concern, but so is Kobe Bryant. Sometimes it doesn't matter.
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Re: CP3's knees

Postby SlavaMedvedenko on Fri Dec 23, 2011 5:25 am

Issue with Paul is that he has a pudgy build and as age increases he's more prone to adding weight in the upper body and that adversely effects any knee issues in the future.

You could say the same for Deron but he's enjoyed a clean bill of health for now and he relies a lot on his strength to overpower lighter PGs than Paul.
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