Christopher Emmanuel Paul, nicknamed “CP3”, is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association



Born on May 6, 1985 (age 36 years), Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in the United States of America Christopher began his high school education at the  West Forsyth High School in Clemmons, North Carolina.

 During his freshman and sophomore seasons, he played on the junior varsity team. For his junior year, he averaged 25 points, 5.3 assists, and 4.4 steals per game, helping West Forsyth reach the state semifinals.



As a freshman at Wake Forest University, Paul averaged 14.8 points, 5.9 assists, and 2.7 steals per game,setting school freshman records for three-point percentage, free throws, free throw percentage, assists, and steals in the process.

Career History

2005–2011 New Orleans Hornets[b]
2011–2017 Los Angeles Clippers
2017–2019 Houston Rockets
2019–2020 Oklahoma City Thunder
2020–present Phoenix Suns

 

Career Highlight

  • 12× NBA All-Star (2008–2016, 2020–2022)
  • NBA All-Star Game MVP (2013)
  • 4× All-NBA First Team (2008, 2012–2014)
  • 5× All-NBA Second Team (2009, 2015, 2016, 2020, 2021)
  • All-NBA Third Team (2011)
  • 7× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2009, 2012–2017)
  • 2× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2008, 2011)
  • NBA Rookie of the Year (2006)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2006)
  • 4× NBA assists leader (2008, 2009, 2014, 2015)
  • 6× NBA steals leader (2008, 2009, 2011–2014)
  • NBA 75th Anniversary Team
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2005)
  • First-team All-ACC (2005)
  • Third-team All-ACC (2004)
  • ACC Rookie of the Year (2004)
  • No. 3 retired by Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  • USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2004)
  • First-team Parade All-American (2003)
  • McDonald’s All-American (2003)
  • North Carolina Mr. Basketball (2003)

Chris Paul Children: Meet Christopher Emmanuel Paul II and Camryn Alexis Paul

Paul married his college sweetheart, Jada Crawley, on September 10, 2011. Together they have two children, a son by the name of Christopher Emmanuel Paul II  born in May 2009 and a daughter Camryn Alexis Paul born in August 2012. On November 11, 2011, Paul appeared with his family on Family Feud.

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