Christopher Emmanuel "Chris" Paul (born May 6, 1985) is an American high quality basketball player of the La Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing around 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and weighing 175 lb (79 kg), he has began specifically for the position of point guard. Paul has won the NBA Rookie of the Year Trophy, an Olympic gold medal, and brought a National basketball association for assists three times and steals 6 times. He's recently been chosen 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 attended Wake Forest University for just two time spent university basketball where he helped the Demon Deacons obtain their 1st ever number one position. He has been selected fourth all round on the 2005 NBA draft with the New Orleans Hornets and traded into the Clippers in 2011.
On December 8, 2011, the Hornets accepted a three-team trade transferring Paul on the L . A . Lakers. A NBA, that owned the team during the time, nullified the deal, with commissioner David Stern claiming New Orleans would be better off holding Paul.The teams involved on the deal in tried out to negotiate 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, nonetheless the deal broke down once the NBA added further demands for the authentic terms. Two days later, the teams now formed the deal, 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 inside the 2012 draft. Upon the deal's conclusion, Paul declared that he would opt into the final year for his contract and remain on La for at least 2 more years.