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08:12 AM ET 09.20 | Chris Paul's long memory will give the Lakers-Clippers rivalry a brand new edge going forward. In the waning seconds of a close game [this past season], Lakers seven-footer Pau Gasol gently patted CP3 on the head after the two had exchanged words. Paul's ensuing freak-out led SportsCenter that night. Gasol made a tepid apology; six months later, Paul is still annoyed. "We call that sonnin'," he explains to me. "Like when I take [his son, Li'l Chris] to the bathroom, I'll walk with my hand on his head. That's my son. You know what I mean? I understand that Gasol is that tall, but don't do to me what I do to my son." ... "I've been fortunate to be short my entire life."

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September 20, 2012  08:19 AM ET

Cry baby! Start being a man and lead your team!

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September 20, 2012  08:27 AM ET
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No.....I don't understand....he's upset cause he patted you on the head?Would he prefer getting stomped in the balls, as Chris did to that guy in college? THAT is reason to hold a grudge

It was a punch but good memory!

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September 20, 2012  09:02 AM ET

I thought it was Asians who were sensitive to head pats?

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September 20, 2012  09:40 AM ET
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Good grief what a ridiculous thing to stay upset about.

He's got to fuel the rivalry somehow... I'm sure Gasol is still pretty peeved at how Blake Griffin crapped all over him during the season last year... Those were some nasty highlights LOL!! It's going to be one hell of a season I tell you...

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September 20, 2012  09:59 AM ET

I agree...Seriously

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September 20, 2012  10:14 AM ET

Laughing Out Loud At You, Bro.

September 20, 2012  10:21 AM ET

Now all the batches is watchin, now here comes the drama, Chris Paul gettin sonnin, and other MC's spittin aboutcha ya momma, sayin he shouldna did this and shoudna did dat, I got news fa ya suckas, all this $hiit sounds wack! Move on people.

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September 20, 2012  10:30 AM ET
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julius Hodges NC State if my memory serves me

Ur memory serves you correct...good pull

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