Chris Paul PG  #3

Current Team: Houston Rockets

Born: May 6, 1985 (32 years old)

Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-0 (183cm)     Weight: 175 (79kg)

Hand: Right

Twitter: @CP3




Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Houston Rockets)

Free Agent: UFA-2018

Current Agent: Steven Heumann

Draft Entry: 2005 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2005 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 4, New Orleans Pelicans

Pre-Draft Team: Wake Forest (So)

High School: West Forsyth High School [Clemmons, North Carolina]

Chris Paul News

James Harden: Chris Paul Didn't Seem Happy Heading Into Free Agency
James Harden believes the Rockets can close the gap on the Warriors with Chris Paul.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Cavaliers Believe They Could Have Turned Irving, Love Into Chris Paul, Paul George
The Cavaliers believe they could have acquired both Chris Paul and Paul George had they known Kyrie Irving wanted out.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Rockets Looking Forward To Playing James Harden, Chris Paul Off-Ball
James Harden and Chris Paul have carried a big load as ballhandlers in the past.

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Chris Paul Suggests Clippers Also Were Ready For Change
Chris Paul spent six seasons with the Clippers.

Marc J. Spears/The Undefeated

Austin Rivers, Chris Paul Cleared Air Following Nepotism Report
Chris Paul refuted a report that suggested the way Doc Rivers treated Austin Rivers contributed to his departure from the Clippers.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Exec: Nobody Is Going To Rat Anybody Out On Tampering
The Clippers have not complained to the league about a possible tampering violation on Chris Paul, according to an NBA official.

Broderick Turner/Los Angeles Times

Chris Paul Had Serious Interest In Spurs But Had Concerns On Aldridge, Parker Situations
Chris Paul was open to remaining with the Clippers but had concerns over how they would get better.

Marc J. Spears/The Undefeated

Reuniting With Trevor Ariza Factored Into Chris Paul's Decision On Rockets
The Clippers attempted to trade for Trevor Ariza in the past.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Rockets Acquire Chris Paul From Clippers In Eight-Player Trade
The Rockets traded for Chris Paul two days before he could have become a free agent.

RealGM Staff Report

Chris Paul Lost Faith In Doc Rivers Due To How He Favored Austin Rivers Over Team
When Doc Rivers decided not to trade for Carmelo Anthony in a trade that would have included Austin Rivers, Chris Paul's position on the matter solidified.

Michael Eaves/ESPN

Chris Paul Traded By Clippers To Rockets
Chris Paul agreed to the opt-in of his contract to allow the trade to happen.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Rockets Becoming More Serious Threat To Sign Chris Paul
James Harden is among those who have advocated for the Rockets to sign Chris Paul and he's conveyed that directly to him.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Chris Paul Meets With Clippers To Discuss Future
Chris Paul and the Clippers discussed the future of the franchise and will meet again soon.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Rockets Have 'Serious Chance' Of Signing Chris Paul
The Rockets are attempting to clear the necessary cap space to offer Chris Paul a maximum contact of 35 percent of the salary cap.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Chris Paul Re-Elected NBPA President, Garrett Temple Elected VP
Chris Paul says he's "humbled that my fellow players have voted to have me continue."


Chris Paul To Exercise ETO To Enter Free Agency
Chris Paul can sign a five-year, $201 million contract with the Clippers, or a four-year, $149 million deal with a rival team.

Broderick Turner/Los Angeles Times

Spurs Have 'Strong Interest' In Chris Paul, Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose would come at a significantly lower cost for the Spurs than Chris Paul.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Rockets Looking To Unload Salary To Pursue Chris Paul, Griffin, Lowry, Millsap
The Rockets are shopping Ryan Anderson, Lou Williams and Patrick Beverley in hopes of clearing cap space for this summer's free agency class.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Knicks Had Opportunity To Sign Chris Paul If Not For Alienation Of Carmelo
Chris Paul may stay with the Clippers if only because there isn't a perfect alternative for him.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Chris Paul Expected To Meet With Clippers, Spurs, Nuggets, Rockets
The Clippers have recently become "nervous" about the possibility of Chris Paul leaving.

Broderick Turner/Los Angeles Times

Chris Paul To Seriously Consider Signing With Spurs
Chris Paul is intrigued by joining forces with Kawhi Leonard and Gregg Popovich.

Marc Stein/ESPN

David Stern Thought Lakers Might Agree Upon New Chris Paul Trade After Veto
The Pelicans and Lakers agreed upon a three-way Chris Paul trade with the Rockets involving Pau Gasol and Lamar Odom.

Harrison Faigen/Silver Screen & Roll

Clippers Concerned By Spurs' Possible Pursuit Of Chris Paul
The Spurs don't currently have enough cap space to sign Chris Paul to a max contract, but they could conceivably clear room.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Chris Paul, Spurs Believed To Have Mutual Interest
Chris Paul is widely expected to re-sign with the Clippers this offseason in free agency, but the Spurs are lurking as a potential destination.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Chris Paul Could Take Multiple Meetings But Clippers Expect Him To Re-Sign
Chris Paul could still take a number of meetings in a public process before ultimately re-signing with the Clippers.

Kevin Arnovitz/ESPN

Veteran Teammate: Clippers 'Most Complicated Team' I've Ever Been On
The relationships between the Clippers have improved but remain complicated.

Kevin Arnovitz/ESPN

Chris Paul 'Would Love' To Have Staples Center Statue
Chris Paul says he feels like the Clippers have "unfinished business."

Marc J. Spears/The Undefeated

Doc Rivers Wants To Keep Clippers Together
Doc Rivers cite the Jazz of the 1990s as an example of a team that wasn't broken up.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Chris Paul Closer To Doc Rivers Than Any Clippers' Teammates
Chris Paul's hard-driving nature and politician's polish mean "nobody's really friends with (him)," according to a source.

Kevin Ding/Bleacher Report

Chris Paul: Players Were More Comfortable Negotiating This CBA
This season, Chris Paul balanced his commitments with the Clippers and as president of the National Basketball Players Association.

Michael Lee/The Vertical

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