Christopher Emmanuel "Chris" Paul (born May 6, 1985) is great American high quality basketball player for the L . A . Clippers on 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 at the position of point guard. Paul has won the NBA Rookie of the Year Honor, an Olympic gold medal, and led a National basketball association in assists three times and steals six times. He has also been picked to 7 NBA All-Star teams, six All-NBA teams, and six All-Defensive clubs.
Paul has been a McDonald's All-American in high school. He attended Wake Forest University for just two years of college basketball when he helped the Demon Deacons achieve their initial truly number one position. He has been chosen 4th total on the 2005 NBA draft with the New Orleans Hornets and traded into the Clippers in 2011.
In December 8, 2011, the Hornets agreed to a three-team trade sending Paul on the Los Angeles Lakers. The NBA, that owned the team during the time, nullified the offer, with commissioner David Stern claiming New Orleans are the best off holding Paul.The teams involved in the trade tried out to lobby the league to change its ruling and reconstruct the offer to no avail.On December 12, the Hornets approved a trade sending Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers, nonetheless the deal broke down following the NBA added additional needs for the authentic terms. 2 days later, the teams now formed the trade, sending Paul and 2 future second stage draft picks in the Clippers for Eric Gordon, Chris Kaman, Al-Farouq Aminu, plus the Minnesota Timberwolves' unprotected first round pick in the 2012 draft. After the deal's conclusion, Paul announced which he would choose in the final year of his contract and stay in La for at least two more seasons.