Christ Paul is a point guard in the NBA and currently plays for the Phoenix Suns. The two-time Olympic Gold Medalist has led the NBA in assists five times and steals six times. He has been selected to twelve NBA All-Star teams, eleven All-NBA teams, and nine NBA All-Defensive teams. Get all of the latest Chris Paul stats and news here!
Chris Paul played college basketball at Wake Forest University for two years where he helped the school achieve its first-ever number-one ranking. He entered the 2005 NBA draft and was selected fourth overall by the New Orleans Hornets. In his first year in the league, he won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. In 2011, Paul was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers, and he helped them develop a fast pasted offense and qualify for the playoffs. In 2017, he was traded to the Houston Rockets for two seasons before being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2019. He was once again traded to the Phoenix Suns in 2020, where he helped the team reach the NBA Finals.
Chris Paul’s contract is a four-year, $120 million deal with the Phoenix Suns, including $75 million guaranteed. He is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world due to his many endorsements with companies such as Nike, Jordan Brand, and State Farm.
Chris Paul’s wife is Jada Crawley, his college sweetheart, and they have two children together. He has been a vegan since 2019 and is a brand ambassador for Beyond Meat.