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Houston Rockets Western Southwest
Chris Paul • #3 • G
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'0", 175 lbs.
Born:May 6, 1985 (33 yrs) in Winston-Salem, NC
From:Wake Forest
Experience:13 years
Drafted:Drafted by New Orleans in 2005 (1/4).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with LA Clippers in 2017.
2018-19 Season Stats
YTD 1 1 32.0 .500 .429 .800 5.0 6.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 19.0
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Scouting Report
Assets: An elite all-round point guard: selfless, efficient, and creative as a distributor, and an accurate and balanced scorer. Lightning-quick and fearless driving and dishing, with fantastic one-on-one moves. Piles up steals and keys transition. An excellent leader too, on and off the court.
Flaws: While he plays much bigger than his size, his diminutive frame takes a lot of pounding in the lane (leading to durability issues). Turnovers are a challenge too (since he handles the ball so much). Not much of a rebounder due to his size.
Career Potential: Superstar point guard (when healthy).
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA Eddie Gottlieb Trophy 2005-06
NBA All-NBA First Team 2013-14, 2012-13, 2011-12, 2007-08
NBA All-NBA Second Team 2015-16, 2014-15, 2008-09
NBA All-NBA Third Team 2010-11
NBA All-Rookie First Team 2005-06
NBA All-Defensive First Team 2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2011-12, 2008-09
NBA All-Defensive Second Team 2010-11, 2007-08
NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player 2012-13
NBA Played in the All-Star Game 2015-16, 2014-15, 2013-14, 2012-13, 2011-12, 2010-11, 2009-10 (Injured), 2008-09, 2007-08
NCAA The Sporting News All-America First Team 2004-05
Olympics Member of the gold-winning U.S. Olympic Team 2012, 2008
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