Hornets trade Paul to Clippers

New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul talks to

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New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul talks to the media during a voluntary basketball workout at the team's practice facility in Westwego, La. (Dec. 1, 2011) (Credit: AP)

NEW ORLEANS -- Chris Paul is headed to Los Angeles for real this time -- to the Clippers, not the Lakers.

The Hornets last night traded Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers for guard Eric Gordon, forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center Chris Kaman and a first-round draft choice.

The deal required the approval of NBA commissioner David Stern because the Hornets are owned by the league.

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