Back in January,Denver Postcolumnist Woody Paige wrote
that New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul "plays basketball like Les Paul played guitar" -- a sentence that implied the elder Paul, an ax pioneer, inventor and namesake of a Gibson electric guitar beloved by a legion of famous rockers, was no longer with us. The sentence prompted us to publish a snarky blog entitled "
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" -- a banner I'm regretting right now given thatPaul died today at age 94
. Betcha Paige is just as bummed about that as the rest of us music fans are. Vaya con Dios, Les.