Doc Rivers calling Western Conference coaches to pitch Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan as All-Stars

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What would have not long ago seemed inconceivable, the Clippers have the Western Conference’s longest active streak of years with multiple All-Stars – three. Blake Griffin and Chris Paul have made it each of the previous three seasons.

So far, the only Clipper All-Star this year is Griffin, whom fans elected him a starter.

Doc Rivers isn’t leaving the rest to chance. He’s advocating on behalf of Chris Paul – and DeAndre Jordan.

Melissa Rohlin of the Los Angeles Times:

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said he’s been making some phone calls to try to get the coaches to vote those guys in as reserves.

When asked how those conversations go, Rivers smiled.

“Well, there’s some begging,” he said. “I offer them food, drinks and all of that kind of stuff.”

I’m not with Charles Barkley on this one. Paul should be an All-Star.

Jordan is having…

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