The Warriors stunned the NBA world Thursday with a blockbuster move that reportedly will send Jordan Poole to the Washington Wizards for veteran point guard Chris Paul.
It didn’t take long for fans and the media to react to the news, and even Paul himself said that he was “excited” to join forces with Steph Curry in the Bay. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, however, isn’t a fan of the move.
“I did not like it one bit. And I love me some CP3,” Smith said Friday morning on “First Take.” “I think he’s one of the greatest point guards to ever have played this game. Future Hall of Famer. I don’t like this from a basketball standpoint.
” … Obviously, this is a business move. It wasn’t just a business move, but when you think about the numbers that they’ve got to deal with and the fact that next year they’ll be in a position to get as much as $25 million …