Christopher Emmanuel "Chris" Paul (born May 6, 1985) is great American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing around 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and weighing 175 lb (79 kg), he's got started exclusively in the position of point guard. Paul has received the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, an Olympic gold medal, and brought the National basketball association for assists 3 times and steals 6 times. He's already been chosen to 7 NBA All-Star teams, six All-NBA teams, and 6 All-Defensive clubs.
Paul has been a McDonald's All-American in high school. He attended Wake Forest University for 2 years of college basketball when he assisted the Demon Deacons achieve their first ever number one ranking. He has been chosen 4th all round in the 2005 NBA draft by the New Orleans Hornets and traded to the Clippers in 2011.
At December 8, 2011, the Hornets accepted a three-team trade transferring Paul to the L . A . Lakers. A NBA, which owned the team during the time, nullified the offer, along with commissioner David Stern claiming New Orleans would be better off holding Paul.The teams taking part in the transaction tried out to lobby the league to change its ruling and reconstruct the deal to no avail.On December 12, the Hornets approved a trade sending Paul for the Los Angeles Clippers, nonetheless the deal broke down after the NBA added further needs to the authentic conditions. Two days later, the teams at last formed the trade, transferring Paul and two future second stage draft picks for the Clippers for Eric Gordon, Chris Kaman, Al-Farouq Aminu, and the Minnesota Timberwolves' unprotected first round pick on the 2012 draft. After the deal's conclusion, Paul declared which he could opt into the final year for his agreement and remain for La for about 2 more years.