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Chris Paul
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19.5 4.2 10.0
Team: Los AngelesHeight: 6-0 Born: 5/6/1985
Position: PGWeight: 175 Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
College: Wake ForestDraft: 1st Round 4th pick by Hornets (2005)


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Apr. 25 8:56 PM PT9:56 PM MT10:56 PM CT11:56 PM ET3:56 GMT11:56 8:56 PM MST10:56 PM EST7:56 UAE (+1)05:5623:56 ET10:56 PM CT2:56 - Paul had surgery on his fractured right hand on Tuesday morning and will be reevaluated in four to six weeks.
Analysis: Paul broke a bone in his right hand midway through the third quarter and left Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers. It was not clear exactly how Paul was injured, but it appeared he may have bent the wrist awkwardly when defending Portland's Gerald Henderson on a layup. Paul retreated to the bench and was attended to by team trainers before leaving for the locker room. He angrily kicked at a seat cushion on the court as he left.
Apr. 21 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET5:02 GMT13:02 10:02 PM MST12:02 AM EST9:02 UAE07:021:02 ET12:02 AM CT4:02 - Paul scored 25 points in Wednesday's rout of the Blazers.
Analysis: Paul has totaled 53 points on 20 of 41 shooting in the first two games of this series.
Apr. 18 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET4:46 GMT12:46 9:46 PM MST11:46 PM EST8:46 UAE06:460:46 ET11:46 PM CT3:46 - Paul cruised to a double-double Sunday.
Analysis: Paul had had 28 points and 11 assists in an easy 20-point win over Portland.
Apr. 13 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET5:08 GMT13:08 10:08 PM MST12:08 AM EST9:08 UAE07:081:08 ET12:08 AM CT4:08 - Paul had 12 points and 13 assists Tuesday.
Analysis: He's likely not to play in Wednesday's meaningless regular-season finale.
Mar. 30 1:18 PM PT2:18 PM MT3:18 PM CT4:18 PM ET20:18 GMT4:18 1:18 PM MST3:18 PM EST0:18 UAE (+1)22:1816:18 ET3:18 PM CT19:18 - Paul says he is choosing rest and family time over a shot at a third Olympic gold.
Analysis: Paul says he withdrew his name from consideration for the Rio Olympics because he wanted to spend more time at home this summer. He won gold with Team USA in 2008 and 2012 and had the chance to join Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James as the first men's players to win three Olympic gold medals.
Mar. 25 10:57 PM PT11:57 PM MT12:57 AM CT1:57 AM ET5:57 GMT13:57 10:57 PM MST12:57 AM EST9:57 UAE06:571:57 ET11:57 PM CT4:57 - Paul contributed 25 points and seven assists to Thursday's victory over Portland.
Analysis: The All-Star point guard has been consistently good all season, usually producing numbers at or near his averages of 20.0 points and 9.8 assists per game.
Mar. 24 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST8:15 UAE05:150:15 ET10:15 PM CT3:15 - Paul stunk it up in Wednesday's loss at Golden State.
Analysis: Paul had 13 points and eight assists, misfiring on 12 of 16 shots.
Mar. 19 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST7:16 UAE (+1)04:1623:16 ET9:16 PM CT2:16 - Paul had 25 points and six assists Saturday.
Analysis: Start Paul on Sunday against the Pelicans since he should win his point guard matchup with Jrue Holiday.
Mar. 16 10:40 PM PT11:40 PM MT12:40 AM CT1:40 AM ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST9:40 UAE06:401:40 ET11:40 PM CT4:40 - Paul tallied 22 points and eight assists in Tuesday's loss at San Antonio.
Analysis: Paul failed to reach double-digit assists for only the second time in his last 11 games. He's still averaging a very solid 23.1 points and 11.4 assists over his past 14.
Mar. 13 8:42 PM PT9:42 PM MT10:42 PM CT11:42 PM ET3:42 GMT11:42 8:42 PM MST10:42 PM EST7:42 UAE (+1)04:4223:42 ET9:42 PM CT2:42 - Paul had 17 points, 10 assists and five rebounds in a forgettable 114-90 loss to Cleveland on Sunday.
Analysis: Paul made 5 of 11 shots and half of his six 3-pointers.
Mar. 12 10:26 PM PT11:26 PM MT12:26 AM CT1:26 AM ET6:26 GMT14:26 11:26 PM MST1:26 AM EST10:26 UAE07:261:26 ET12:26 AM CT5:26 - Paul had 24 points and 15 assists in Friday's win over New York.
Analysis: Over the last 12 games, Paul has averaged 23.7 points and 11.8 assists while shooting 52.2 percent.
Mar. 6 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET5:22 GMT13:22 10:22 PM MST12:22 AM EST9:22 UAE06:220:22 ET11:22 PM CT4:22 - Paul finished with 17 points and 11 assists in a loss to the Hawks on Saturday. He also had six rebounds but shot 6-of-16 from the field.
Analysis: Paul has stepped up offensively of late, averaging 24.6 points on 52.3 percent shooting with 11.6 assists in his last nine games.
Feb. 27 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET5:58 GMT13:58 10:58 PM MST12:58 AM EST9:58 UAE06:580:58 ET11:58 PM CT4:58 - Paul was outstanding on Friday night, finishing with 40 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds in a 117-107 win over the Kings.
Analysis: Paul seemed to take advantage of Rajon Rondo's absence. He had totaled 33 points and eight boards over his previous two games.
Feb. 23 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET5:05 GMT13:05 10:05 PM MST12:05 AM EST9:05 UAE06:050:05 ET11:05 PM CT4:05 - Paul had 16 points and 14 assists in Monday's blowout win over Phoenix.
Analysis: He made 6 of 11 shots and added two steals while turning the ball over once in 27 minutes.
Feb. 21 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET5:22 GMT13:22 10:22 PM MST12:22 AM EST9:22 UAE06:220:22 ET11:22 PM CT4:22 - Paul scored 24 points with seven rebounds and six assists in the Clippers' 115-112 loss to Golden State on Saturday.
Analysis: Paul has been outstanding for the Clippers all season, but his production has been superb over the last three games. He's averaging 29.0 points on 55.2 percent shooting during that stretch.
Feb. 18 8:59 PM PT9:59 PM MT10:59 PM CT11:59 PM ET4:59 GMT12:59 9:59 PM MST11:59 PM EST8:59 UAE05:5923:59 ET10:59 PM CT2:59 - Paul finished with 28 points and 12 assists in Thursday's win over San Antonio.
Analysis: Paul has 63 points and 25 assists over his last two games.
Feb. 10 8:40 PM PT9:40 PM MT10:40 PM CT11:40 PM ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST8:40 UAE05:4023:40 ET10:40 PM CT2:40 - Chris Paul led the Clippers with 35 points and 13 assists in Wednesday's overtime loss at Boston.
Analysis: Paul reached double digits in assists for the first time in seven games.
Feb. 7 7:57 PM PT8:57 PM MT9:57 PM CT10:57 PM ET3:57 GMT11:57 8:57 PM MST10:57 PM EST7:57 UAE (+1)04:5722:57 ET9:57 PM CT1:57 - Paul had 22 points and seven assists in Sunday's win over Miami.
Analysis: He's averaging 22.2 points over his last five.
Jan. 31 5:01 PM PT6:01 PM MT7:01 PM CT8:01 PM ET1:01 GMT9:01 6:01 PM MST8:01 PM EST5:01 UAE (+1)02:0120:01 ET7:01 PM CT23:01 - Paul had 19 points and seven assists Sunday.
Analysis: Paul didn't produce more only because the Clippers simply toyed with the Bulls in ruthless fashion.
Jan. 30 10:21 PM PT11:21 PM MT12:21 AM CT1:21 AM ET6:21 GMT14:21 11:21 PM MST1:21 AM EST10:21 UAE07:211:21 ET12:21 AM CT4:21 - Paul scored 27 points on 11-of-18 shooting in a 105-93 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
Analysis: The Clippers point guard is averaging 23.0 points and shooting 50.8 percent in his last seven games. He's gone 18 of 39 from 3-point range in that stretch.
Jan. 28 6:15 PM PT7:15 PM MT8:15 PM CT9:15 PM ET2:15 GMT10:15 7:15 PM MST9:15 PM EST6:15 UAE (+1)03:1521:15 ET8:15 PM CT0:15 - Paul received his ninth career All-Star selection by being named to the Western Conference squad as a reserve.
Analysis: The premier point guard has kept the injury-plagued Clippers a contender by averaging 18.6 points per game and ranking fourth in the league in assists (9.6 per game). Paul also ranks in the top five with 2.1 steals per game.
Jan. 27 10:48 PM PT11:48 PM MT12:48 AM CT1:48 AM ET6:48 GMT14:48 11:48 PM MST1:48 AM EST10:48 UAE07:481:48 ET12:48 AM CT4:48 - Paul had another big game on Tuesday, scoring 26 points and dishing out seven assists in a win at Indiana.
Analysis: The star point guard has been lights-out from long range, going 26 of 46 on 3-point tries over a huge nine-game stretch in which he's averaged 22.6 points. 9.9 rebounds and 2.6 steals.
Jan. 24 8:34 PM PT9:34 PM MT10:34 PM CT11:34 PM ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST8:34 UAE05:3423:34 ET10:34 PM CT2:34 - Paul was solid Sunday.
Analysis: Paul registered 23 points, 11 assists and two steals in the kind of performance fantasy owners crave.
Jan. 21 8:25 PM PT9:25 PM MT10:25 PM CT11:25 PM ET4:25 GMT12:25 9:25 PM MST11:25 PM EST8:25 UAE05:2523:25 ET10:25 PM CT2:25 - Paul had 30 points, nine assists and three steals Thursday.
Analysis: Paul is 5-0 in his career against the Knicks with the Clippers, and those clubs meet Friday.
Jan. 19 10:01 PM PT11:01 PM MT12:01 AM CT1:01 AM ET6:01 GMT14:01 11:01 PM MST1:01 AM EST10:01 UAE07:011:01 ET12:01 AM CT4:01 - Paul accumulated 28 points, 12 assists, six rebounds and six steals Monday.
Analysis: Paul logged a plus-minus of +14 and followed up back-to-back 15-point efforts with this outburst.
Jan. 17 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET5:23 GMT13:23 10:23 PM MST12:23 AM EST9:23 UAE06:230:23 ET11:23 PM CT3:23 - Paul had 15 points and seven assists Saturday.
Analysis: Paul only took 11 shots thanks to tough defense by Rajon Rondo. He should be more aggressive in a Martin Luther King Day showdown with the Rockets.
Jan. 10 5:44 PM PT6:44 PM MT7:44 PM CT8:44 PM ET1:44 GMT9:44 6:44 PM MST8:44 PM EST5:44 UAE (+1)02:4420:44 ET7:44 PM CT23:44 - Paul had 25 points and 11 assists Sunday.
Analysis: Paul turned in a second straight 25-point effort and continues to shine with the injured Blake Griffin out so there's no disruption to his rhythm.
Jan. 6 8:52 PM PT9:52 PM MT10:52 PM CT11:52 PM ET4:52 GMT12:52 9:52 PM MST11:52 PM EST8:52 UAE05:5223:52 ET10:52 PM CT2:52 - Paul had 21 points and a season-high 19 assists Wednesday.
Analysis: Paul has 56 assists in his last four games so he is simply sensational. Clearly the absence of glorified dunker Blake Griffin makes him a better player.
Dec. 31 10:47 PM PT11:47 PM MT12:47 AM CT1:47 AM ET6:47 GMT14:47 11:47 PM MST1:47 AM EST10:47 UAE07:471:47 ET12:47 AM CT4:47 - Paul had 19 points and 11 assists in Wednesday's win at Charlotte.
Analysis: Paul has come up big with Blake Griffin sidelined, as he's averaged 23.2 points and 9.0 assists to help Los Angeles go 4-1 over its last five games.
Dec. 31 8:09 PM PT9:09 PM MT10:09 PM CT11:09 PM ET4:09 GMT12:09 9:09 PM MST11:09 PM EST8:09 UAE05:0923:09 ET10:09 PM CT2:09 - Paul was awful to close 2015 on Thursday.
Analysis: Paul missed 15 of his first 17 shots before he made his 18th to finish with nine points and 12 assists. You should not use him Saturday since the Clippers will destroy the Sixers and Paul won't put up big numbers.
Dec. 26 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST9:40 UAE06:400:40 ET11:40 PM CT3:40 - Paul had 23 points and six assists Friday.
Analysis: Paul has 55 points in his last two games and could go off Saturday in Utah.
Dec. 22 9:43 PM PT10:43 PM MT11:43 PM CT12:43 AM ET5:43 GMT13:43 10:43 PM MST12:43 AM EST9:43 UAE06:430:43 ET11:43 PM CT3:43 - Paul scored 32 points on Monday, three off his season high.
Analysis: He made 11 of 19 shots and 4 of 6 from 3-point range while adding 10 assists.
Dec. 3 1:10 PM PT2:10 PM MT3:10 PM CT4:10 PM ET21:10 GMT5:10 2:10 PM MST4:10 PM EST1:10 UAE (+1)22:1016:10 ET3:10 PM CT19:10 - The Clippers played Wednesday without All-Star point guard Chris Paul, a late scratch due to a strained rib muscle that forced him out in the third quarter Sunday against Portland.
Analysis: Paul is expected to miss more than one game, according to coach Doc Rivers.
Nov. 26 11:17 PM PT12:17 AM MT1:17 AM CT2:17 AM ET7:17 GMT15:17 12:17 AM MST2:17 AM EST11:17 UAE08:172:17 ET1:17 AM CT5:17 - Paul made 10 of 15 shots and finished with 24 points and eight assists on Wednesday.
Analysis: He has averaged 14.8 points and 9.6 assists in his last five games.
Nov. 12 6:53 PM PT7:53 PM MT8:53 PM CT9:53 PM ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST6:53 UAE (+1)03:5321:53 ET8:53 PM CT0:53 - Paul sat out his second straight game with a strained groin on Saturday.
Analysis: Coach Doc Rivers considers Paul day to day. The good news is the Clippers are off until Thursday.
Nov. 10 10:54 PM PT11:54 PM MT12:54 AM CT1:54 AM ET6:54 GMT14:54 11:54 PM MST1:54 AM EST10:54 UAE07:541:54 ET12:54 AM CT4:54 - Paul scored 14 points during Monday's 94-92 win over Memphis in his return from a groin injury that forced him to miss a game.
Analysis: He added four assists and four rebounds while turning the ball over four times in 33 minutes.
Nov. 7 5:33 PM PT6:33 PM MT7:33 PM CT8:33 PM ET1:33 GMT9:33 6:33 PM MST8:33 PM EST5:33 UAE (+1)02:3320:33 ET7:33 PM CT23:33 - Paul has been ruled out for the Los Angeles Clippers' game against Houston due to a sore right groin.
Analysis: The All-Star guard got hurt in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's 112-108 loss at Golden State. Coach Doc Rivers says he expects Paul to be out one game. Paul is averaging 17 points and 8.2 assists through five games this season.
Nov. 5 10:25 PM PT11:25 PM MT12:25 AM CT1:25 AM ET6:25 GMT14:25 11:25 PM MST1:25 AM EST10:25 UAE07:251:25 ET12:25 AM CT4:25 - Paul scored 24 points and handed out nine assists Wednesday.
Analysis: Paul was forced to be more aggressive against the NBA champions. Fantasy owners can only wish he had that cutthroat attitude against lowly competition to further pad his numbers.
Oct. 29 9:00 PM PT10:00 PM MT11:00 PM CT12:00 AM ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST8:00 UAE05:000:00 ET10:00 PM CT2:00 - Paul had 18 points and 11 assists Wednesday.
Analysis: On a night when Rand Paul was debating in Colorado, Chris Paul ran circles around Rajon Rondo with a solid fantasy effort.

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