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), in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in the United States of America Christopher is said to have a height of 1.83m and is happily married to Jada Crawley.
Paul was a McDonald’s All-American in high school and attended Wake Forest University for two years of college basketball, where he helped the Demon Deacons achieve their first-ever number-one ranking.
Paul was selected as the fourth overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft by the New Orleans Hornets.
Due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, the Hornets played most of their games in Oklahoma City during Paul’s first two seasons with the team.
- 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)
Does Chris Paul Have a Real Brother?
Yes, Chris Paul is said to have a real brother by the name of CJ Paul.
Is Chris Paul and CJ Paul Twins?
No Chris Paul and CJ Paul are not twins. CJ Paul is said to be the elder brother of Chris Paul. Paul’s brother, C.J., played college basketball at Hampton University and University of South Carolina Upstate.
In 2004, they played against each other when Wake Forest had a preseason exhibition with USC-Upstate. C.J. now works as Chris’s personal manager.