Before the Houston Rockets make a run at the Larry O'Brien Trophy, Chris Paul is closing out the regular season by sending an apparent message to sneaker watchers.

For the second-straight game, the future Hall of Famer took the court in an unreleased pair of exclusive Air Jordan 3s. This time, a "Red Cement" colorway of the model reminiscent of past samples. In addition to the elephant print overlays, red appears along the tongue, collar, eyelets and midsole.

As of now, there's no indication that this colorway will make its way to retail ... at least for now. Yesterday, Paul played in a custom version of the upcoming "Katrina" Jordan 3 with his Youth League's logo on the tongues.

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