Chris Paul is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Paul is widely regarded as one of the greatest point guards of all time. He has won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, an NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, two Olympic gold medals, and led the NBA in assists five times and steals a record six times.
He has also been selected to twelve NBA All-Star teams, eleven All-NBA teams, and nine NBA All-Defensive teams.
Chris Paul Parents: Meet Charles Edward Paul and Robin Jones
Chris Paul was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Charles Edward Paul and Robin Jones. He grew up in Lewisville with his older brother, Charles “C.J.” Paul.
His family gave him the nickname “CP3” because he, his father, and his brother all share the same initials.