On Tuesday afternoon, a report suggested Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul has demanded a trade from the team after his relationship with Rockets star James Harden became "unsalvageable."
According to a report from Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports!, Paul and Harden didn't speak for two months during the regular season. Goodwill went on to suggest Paul wants out of Houston as a result of his deteriorating relationship with Harden.
Just over an hour after the report was released, Paul responded.
In what has become a popular move for athletes from every sport, Paul responded in a comment on Instagram.
The star point guard added, "Damn! That's news to me" to a post by Bleacher Report citing the report from Goodwill.
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Paul signed a massive contract before the 2018-19 season that will pay him $38.5 million, $41.3 million and $44.2 million over the next three seasons.
Including Paul in a trade would be very difficult for the Rockets to pull off, as Paul is one of the highest-paid players in the league.
Couple that with the fact that Paul has now publicly said he doesn't want to be traded and it looks like he'll remain with the Rockets after all.
Stay tuned for the latest.