Christopher Emmanuel "Chris" Paul (born May 6, 1985) is great American high quality basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and weighing 175 lb (79 kg), he's got began specifically in the position of point guard. Paul has received the NBA Rookie of the Year Medal, an Olympic gold medal, and brought the NBA in assists three times and steals six times. He's recently been selected to 7 NBA All-Star teams, six All-NBA teams, and six All-Defensive clubs.
Paul had been a McDonald's All-American in high school. He joined Wake Forest University for just two years of university basketball where he helped the Demon Deacons reach their initial ever number one ranking. He had been selected fourth overall in your 2005 NBA draft with the New Orleans Hornets and traded to the Clippers in 2011.
At December 8, 2011, the Hornets agreed to a three-team trade transferring Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers. A NBA, who owned the team at the time, nullified the offer, along with commissioner David Stern claiming New Orleans would be better off holding Paul.The teams involved in the transaction attempted to lobby the league to change its ruling and reconstruct the offer does not help.On December 12, the Hornets decided to a trade sending Paul on the Los Angeles Clippers, but the deal broke down after the NBA added additional demands for the authentic terms. 2 days later, the teams finally formed the deal, sending Paul and 2 future 2nd stage draft picks for the Clippers for Eric Gordon, Chris Kaman, Al-Farouq Aminu, plus the Minnesota Timberwolves' unprotected first round pick on the 2012 draft. After the deal's completion, Paul announced which he would opt to the final season for his contract and remain on L . A . for at least 2 more seasons.