Christopher Emmanuel "Chris" Paul (born May 6, 1985) is great American professional basketball player of the La Clippers on the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and weighing 175 lb (79 kg), he has started exclusively for the position of point guard. Paul has won the NBA Rookie of the Year Honor, an Olympic gold medal, and brought the National basketball association on assists three times and steals 6 times. He's got also been picked to 7 NBA All-Star teams, six All-NBA teams, and six All-Defensive clubs.
Paul is a McDonald's All-American in high school. He joined Wake Forest University for 2 years of university basketball when he assisted the Demon Deacons obtain their initial ever number one standing. He has been chosen 4th all round in your 2005 NBA draft by the New Orleans Hornets and traded into the Clippers in 2011.
At December 8, 2011, the Hornets accepted a three-team deal transferring Paul for the Los Angeles Lakers. A NBA, that owned the team at the time, nullified the deal, together with commissioner David Stern claiming New Orleans would be better off holding Paul.The teams involved on the transaction attempted to lobby the league to change its ruling and reconstruct the deal does not help.On December 12, the Hornets agreed to a trade sending Paul into the Los Angeles Clippers, nonetheless the deal broke down following the NBA added additional needs to the authentic terms. 2 days further, the teams finally formed the deal, transferring Paul and 2 future second round draft picks for the Clippers for Eric Gordon, Chris Kaman, Al-Farouq Aminu, and the Minnesota Timberwolves' unprotected first round pick within the 2012 draft. After the deal's conclusion, Paul declared which he might choose to the final season of his agreement and stay for Los Angeles for about two more seasons.