Chris Paul says heart is in New Orleans

Updated: November 30, 2011, 11:41 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Despite swirling speculation he may soon leave, Chris Paul insisted on Tuesday that his heart is in New Orleans.

Paul can opt out of his contract with the team and become a free agent at the end of the season.

He was asked at a charity event in Brooklyn about speculation that he could soon join the New York Knicks.

"I try not to pay attention to all that different type of stuff," Paul said. "My heart is in New Orleans."

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