A person familiar with the situation says Chris Paul has requested a trade and the Hornets have scheduled a face-to-face meeting with the star guard on Monday.
Paul will sit down with new head coach Monty Williams, new
general manager Dell Demps and team president Hugh Weber, the
person told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke on
condition of anonymity because the team had not made plans to meet
with Paul public.
Paul, who cannot opt out of his contract for two years, said
recently that he likes New Orleans but will be unhappy playing for
the Hornets if they fail to demonstrate a commitment to winning
The only move the Hornets have made this offseason is resigning
reserve center Aaron Gray.
Paul's list of preferred teams reportedly include the Mavericks, Knicks, Magic, and Blazers.