Chris Paul Celebrity Life
Chris Paul, born on 6th May 1985 in Winston-Salem, the State of North Carolina, is an American professional basketball player, who plays at the position of point guard for the National Basketball Association in the team Oklahoma City Thunder.
Paul was born and raised in North Carolina. In 2005, after two years in the team the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in Wake Forest University, he was selected in the NBA draft under the number four team "New Orleans Hornets". In 2006, after the first season in the NBA, Chris became the rookie of the year, gaining 16.1 points and 7.8 assists per game.
In 2011, Paul, after six years in New Orleans, went to the team Los Angeles Clippers. During his stay in the NBA, Chris participated in the match of NBA stars as many as eight times. In 2013, he received the title of the most valuable player and was part of the All-Star team three times.
As part of the US team, Chris won the Olympic gold twice, and also became the bronze medalist of the 2006 World Cup. In 2013, Paul was a four-year elected president of the NBA players union replacing Derek Fisher.
Paul successfully played for the West Forsyth High School team, in 2003 he was included in the school league stars team and was recognized as the best basketball player in North Carolina. After leaving school, he played for the Wake Forest University team for two years.
Paul in the Hornets
In 2005, he was selected by the NBA draft under the fourth number of the club “New Orleans Hornets”. Chris became a solid base player, playing 78 matches and spending an average of 35:59 minutes per game. At the end of the season, Paul was recognized as the rookie of the year, beating Andrew Bogota from Milwaukee Bucks and Utah Jazz leader Deron Williams, and also got into the first national team newcomers.
In the season, Chris scored 16.1 points, 7.8 assists, 5.1 rebounds and 2.2 average interceptions per game. The team finished in tenth place in the Western Conference, winning 38 matches and losing 44, respectively. In his second season, the young point guard improved his statistics a little, gaining an average of 17.3 points, 8.9 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.8 average interceptions per match. Paul spent 64 matches in the 2006-07 season, playing an average of 36:45 minutes per game.
Career in New Orleans 2007—2011
In the 2007-08 season, Paul markedly improved his performance, gaining an average of 21.1 points, 11.6 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.7 interceptions on average per match. Chris played 80 matches for the first time in his career. Significantly improving his statistics and the results of the team as a whole, Paul for the first time in his career got to the match of all-stars.
At the end of the season, Paul got into the first team of all-stars. In the vote, the most valuable player Chris finished the season in second place, behind only the star of "Los Angeles Lakers” Kobe Bryant. “Hornets” for the first time, since the 2003-04 season, hit the playoffs. The team finished second in the Western Conference (56–26), only behind the Lakers (57–25).
Los Angeles Clippers
On December 14, 2011, Paul after long negotiations was exchanged from the Hornets to the Los Angeles Clippers for Eric Gordon, Al-Farouk Amin, Chris Kaman.
Since 2006, he has been playing for the US national team, in which he became the bronze medalist of the 2006 FIFA World Cup and the Olympic champion in 2008 and 2012. In the AlAll-Starame 2013 in Houston, he was recognized as the MVP of the match.
On November 21, 2013, in the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves team, Paul set the NBA's best start, gaining 10 or more points and 10 or more assists in 12 matches since the start of the season in a row, beating Magic Johnson.
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