Chris Paul

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Chris Paul
Paul warming up before the 2022 NBA All-Star Game
No. 3 – Golden State Warriors
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1985-05-06) May 6, 1985 (age 38)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA[a]
Listed height185.42 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Listed weight79 kg (174 lb)
Career information
High schoolWest Forsyth
(Clemmons, North Carolina)
CollegeWake Forest (2003–2005)
NBA draft2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall
Selected by the New Orleans Hornets
Playing career2005–present
Career history
20052011New Orleans Hornets[b]
20112017Los Angeles Clippers
20172019Houston Rockets
2019–2020Oklahoma City Thunder
20202023Phoenix Suns
2023–presentGolden State Warriors
Career highlights and awards
Stats at
Stats at

Christopher Emmanuel Paul (born May 6, 1985) is a professional basketball player who currently plays point guard for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).[3] He has also played for the New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Phoenix Suns. His nickname is CP3. In 2008, Paul won an Olympic gold medal as part of the United States basketball team.

Paul played college basketball at Wake Forest University.

References[change | change source]

  1. Reid, John (October 1, 2011). "New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul excited to host pickup game in hometown". Times-Picayune. Retrieved September 13, 2013.
  2. "Hornets-Bobcats Preview". ESPN. December 28, 2007. Retrieved September 13, 2013.
  3. "Chris Paul". Archived from the original on 2013-05-12. Retrieved 2012-07-21.


  1. Some sources say Paul was born in Lewisville, North Carolina,[1] while others say he was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.[2]
  2. During the 2005–06 and 2006–07 seasons, the team was known as the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets during their temporary relocation to Oklahoma City due to Hurricane Katrina.

Other websites[change | change source]

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