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Chris Paul
19.1 4.6 10.2
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)

Latest News
May 15 11:09 PM PT12:09 AM MT1:09 AM CT2:09 AM ET6:09 GMT14:09 11:09 PM MST1:09 AM EST10:09 UAE08:092:09 ET1:09 AM CT5:09 - Paul finished with 31 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds Thursday.
Analysis: Paul and the Clippers have been pushed to a Game 7 for the second straight series.
May 13 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST8:13 UAE06:130:13 ET11:13 PM CT3:13 - Paul notched a double-double Tuesday.
Analysis: Paul finished with 22 points and 10 assists and will try to eliminate the pesky Rockets in Game 6 on Thursday night at Staples Center.
May 10 8:32 PM PT9:32 PM MT10:32 PM CT11:32 PM ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST7:32 UAE (+1)05:3223:32 ET10:32 PM CT2:32 - Paul had 15 points and 12 assists Sunday.
Analysis: Paul was on cruise control as the Clips led by as many as 37 in a blowout of the defenseless Rockets. Game 5 is Tuesday at Toyota Center.
May 9 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET19:59 GMT3:59 12:59 PM MST2:59 PM EST23:59 UAE21:5915:59 ET2:59 PM CT18:59 - Paul's hamstring injury is showing improvement and he will start for the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 4 against the Houston Rockets.
Analysis: Coach Doc Rivers says Paul might play a few more minutes Sunday because he was feeling better a day after the Clippers won 124-99 to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
May 4 4:25 PM PT5:25 PM MT6:25 PM CT7:25 PM ET23:25 GMT7:25 4:25 PM MST6:25 PM EST3:25 UAE (+1)01:2519:25 ET6:25 PM CT22:25 - Paul will start for the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3 against the Houston Rockets on Friday night.
Analysis: Coach Doc Rivers confirmed before the game that Paul will make his series debut after missing the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals because of a strained left hamstring. The series was tied 1-1. Rivers said Paul had a good workout a day earlier.
May 3 7:12 PM PT8:12 PM MT9:12 PM CT10:12 PM ET2:12 GMT10:12 7:12 PM MST9:12 PM EST6:12 UAE (+1)04:1222:12 ET9:12 PM CT1:12 - Coach Doc Rivers said he was very concerned about Paul's injury after Saturday's game and discussed his chances of playing in Game 1 against Houston. "My guess right now if I had to guess, I would say no," Rivers said Saturday. "But I'm not sure."
Analysis: Paul strained his left hamstring in the first quarter on Saturday night. He returned soon after departing and hit the game-winning shot with a second left, but it was clear he was struggling with the injury. "I know my grandmother back in North Carolina is praying right now," Paul said. "She's praying, and she'll let my mom pray over it and all that too, and it will be all right."
May 2 6:47 PM PT7:47 PM MT8:47 PM CT9:47 PM ET1:47 GMT9:47 6:47 PM MST8:47 PM EST5:47 UAE (+1)03:4721:47 ET8:47 PM CT0:47 - Paul was heroic in an amazing effort Saturday.
Analysis: Paul had 27 points and six assists, including the winning basket despite a injury that severely hampered him. He gets to face the Rockets in round two.
Apr. 15 9:26 PM PT10:26 PM MT11:26 PM CT12:26 AM ET4:26 GMT12:26 9:26 PM MST11:26 PM EST8:26 UAE06:260:26 ET11:26 PM CT3:26 - Paul's 22 points, including six 3-pointers, led the Los Angeles Clippers to a 112-101 win over the injury-depleted Phoenix Suns in the Clippers' regular-season fantasy finale.
Analysis: Paul added six assists and looks like he will become the NBA's assist champion at 10.2 per game, barring an amazing effort Wednesday by Washington superstar John Wall.
Apr. 14 9:37 PM PT10:37 PM MT11:37 PM CT12:37 AM ET4:37 GMT12:37 9:37 PM MST11:37 PM EST8:37 UAE06:370:37 ET11:37 PM CT3:37 - Paul turned in an average fantasy effort Monday night for Los Angeles.
Analysis: Paul had 17 points and nine assists heading into Tuesday's pivotal matchup in Phoenix.
Apr. 2 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET4:06 GMT12:06 9:06 PM MST11:06 PM EST8:06 UAE06:060:06 ET11:06 PM CT3:06 - Paul had 41 points and 17 assists in Wednesday's win over Portland.
Analysis: It was a season-high in points for Paul and matched his season-best assist total. Paul had scored 40 in only six other career games.
Mar. 21 9:24 PM PT10:24 PM MT11:24 PM CT12:24 AM ET4:24 GMT12:24 9:24 PM MST11:24 PM EST8:24 UAE05:240:24 ET10:24 PM CT3:24 - Paul scored 30 points with 15 assists in the Clippers' 113-99 win over Washington on Friday.
Analysis: Paul has scored 30 points in each of the past two games, while totaling 26 assists in that span.
Mar. 19 9:02 PM PT10:02 PM MT11:02 PM CT12:02 AM ET4:02 GMT12:02 9:02 PM MST11:02 PM EST8:02 UAE05:020:02 ET10:02 PM CT3:02 - Paul had 30 points and 11 assists in Wednesday's win in Sacramento.
Analysis: It was his first double-double in six games.
Mar. 12 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET4:12 GMT12:12 9:12 PM MST11:12 PM EST8:12 UAE05:120:12 ET10:12 PM CT3:12 - Paul had 33 points and nine assists in Wednesday's win over Oklahoma City.
Analysis: In 14 games without Blake Griffin, Paul is averaging 21.2 points and 12.4 assists. That's up from 17.7 and 9.5 with Griffin.
Mar. 5 9:52 PM PT10:52 PM MT11:52 PM CT12:52 AM ET5:52 GMT13:52 10:52 PM MST12:52 AM EST9:52 UAE06:520:52 ET11:52 PM CT4:52 - Paul scored 36 points with 12 assists and six rebounds in the Clippers' 98-93 overtime loss to Portland on Wednesday.
Analysis: Paul has been superb over the last three games, averaging 30.0 points and 12.7 assists.
Mar. 3 10:53 AM PT11:53 AM MT12:53 PM CT1:53 PM ET18:53 GMT2:53 11:53 AM MST1:53 PM EST22:53 UAE19:5313:53 ET12:53 PM CT17:53 - Paul had 26 points and 14 assists, and the Clippers allowed only one field goal in the fourth quarter to outlast the Timberwolves for a 110-105 victory Monday night.
Analysis: Paul has averaged 25.0 points on 55.9 percent shooting and 12.6 assists in the last five games.
Mar. 2 10:29 PM PT11:29 PM MT12:29 AM CT1:29 AM ET6:29 GMT14:29 11:29 PM MST1:29 AM EST10:29 UAE07:291:29 ET12:29 AM CT5:29 - Paul had 28 points and 12 assists Sunday, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 96-86 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Analysis: The Clippers point guard is averaging 24.8 points on 54.8 percent shooting and 12.3 assists in his last four games.
Feb. 24 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET5:13 GMT13:13 10:13 PM MST12:13 AM EST9:13 UAE06:130:13 ET11:13 PM CT4:13 - Paul had 30 points and 10 assists for the Clippers on Monday.
Analysis: Paul toyed with Mike Conley, though he committed a costly turnover down the stretch. He is averaging 19.5 points and 12.2 assists in his last six games.
Feb. 20 10:53 PM PT11:53 PM MT12:53 AM CT1:53 AM ET6:53 GMT14:53 11:53 PM MST1:53 AM EST10:53 UAE07:531:53 ET12:53 AM CT4:53 - Paul had 22 points and 16 assists for his fourth straight double-double in Thursday's win over San Antonio.
Analysis: Paul has been scoring more recently, averaging 19.4 points over his last 10 games after averaging 17.4 previously. The Clippers are 12-4 when he records at least 12 assists.
Feb. 12 9:33 PM PT10:33 PM MT11:33 PM CT12:33 AM ET5:33 GMT13:33 10:33 PM MST12:33 AM EST9:33 UAE06:330:33 ET11:33 PM CT3:33 - Paul had 12 points and 12 assists Wednesday against Houston for his third straight double-double.
Analysis: Paul, who also had six rebounds, continues to provide fantasy owners with value despite poor shooting nights, as he was 4 of 14 Wednesday.
Feb. 8 6:14 PM PT7:14 PM MT8:14 PM CT9:14 PM ET2:14 GMT10:14 7:14 PM MST9:14 PM EST6:14 UAE (+1)03:1421:14 ET8:14 PM CT0:14 - Paul had 18 points and 13 assists in Sunday's loss to the Thunder.
Analysis: Paul was productive on a day when most of the Clippers failed to show up in an embarrassing effort.
Feb. 7 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET5:15 GMT13:15 10:15 PM MST12:15 AM EST9:15 UAE06:150:15 ET11:15 PM CT3:15 - Paul had 22 points and nine assists in Friday's loss to the Raptors.
Analysis: It was a nice performance for the embattled Paul, who came under fire for his comments regarding official Lauren Holtkamp after Thursday's blowout loss to Cleveland.
Feb. 7 8:10 AM PT9:10 AM MT10:10 AM CT11:10 AM ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 AM MST11:10 AM EST20:10 UAE17:1011:10 ET10:10 AM CT14:10 - Paul has been fined $25,000 for criticizing an official after Los Angeles lost 105-94 to Cleveland.
Analysis: The penalty is in line with others the NBA has levied for being critical of officials. Paul was given a technical by Lauren Holtkamp on Thursday night and afterward said the call was "ridiculous" and seemed to imply that one of the NBA's two female officials may have been in over her head, saying "this might not be for her."
Feb. 6 8:04 AM PT9:04 AM MT10:04 AM CT11:04 AM ET16:04 GMT0:04 9:04 AM MST11:04 AM EST20:04 UAE17:0411:04 ET10:04 AM CT14:04 - The head of the National Basketball Referees Association is defending official Lauren Holtkamp after "personal and unprofessional comments" by Paul.
Analysis: Paul was critical of Holtkamp after the Clippers' 105-94 loss in Cleveland on Thursday. He received a technical foul from one of the league's two active female officials, for reasoning he later called "ridiculous." Paul, who is president of the NBA Players Association, added: "If that's the case, this might not be for her." The 34-year-old Holtkamp is in her first full season as an NBA referee.
Jan. 31 10:05 PM PT11:05 PM MT12:05 AM CT1:05 AM ET6:05 GMT14:05 11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST10:05 UAE07:051:05 ET12:05 AM CT4:05 - Paul had 24 points with eight rebounds and seven assists Friday versus New Orleans.
Analysis: Paul has been stuffing the stat sheet even more than usual lately, averaging 20.8 points on 55.2 percent shooting with 8.3 assists and 6.5 rebounds over his last four games.
Jan. 29 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET6:08 GMT14:08 11:08 PM MST1:08 AM EST10:08 UAE07:081:08 ET12:08 AM CT4:08 - Paul had 21 points and was 8 for 16 in Wednesday's win at Utah.
Analysis: Paul is averaging 19.7 points and 8.7 assists over his last three games while shooting 57.9 percent from the floor.
Jan. 26 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 CT3:58 - Paul scored 23 points as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 120-100 on Sunday night.
Analysis: The Clippers point guard had a combined 15 points in his prior two games.
Jan. 23 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET5:45 GMT13:45 10:45 PM MST12:45 AM EST9:45 UAE06:450:45 ET11:45 PM CT3:45 - Paul scored only six points Thursday against the Nets but tallied a season-high 17 assists.
Analysis: Paul hasn't been one for scoring lately with 10.5 points per game over his last four. He's third in the NBA with 9.8 assists per game, however.
Jan. 20 9:24 PM PT10:24 PM MT11:24 PM CT12:24 AM ET5:24 GMT13:24 10:24 PM MST12:24 AM EST9:24 UAE06:240:24 ET11:24 PM CT3:24 - Paul let down his fantasy owners in a 102-93 victory over Boston on Monday.
Analysis: Paul had nine points and six assists, though his six rebounds were a plus. Granted the Clippers have plenty of firepower but Paul still should be scoring more points regardless of the circumstances.
Jan. 10 5:18 PM PT6:18 PM MT7:18 PM CT8:18 PM ET1:18 GMT9:18 6:18 PM MST8:18 PM EST5:18 UAE (+1)02:1820:18 ET7:18 PM CT23:18 - Paul had 17 points and 13 assists in Saturday's win over Dallas.
Analysis: That's four straight double-doubles for Paul, but the most impressive number on the run might be his assist-to-turnover ratio. He didn't commit a turnover against Dallas and has a 9.20 ratio over four games.
Dec. 31 7:54 PM PT8:54 PM MT9:54 PM CT10:54 PM ET3:54 GMT11:54 8:54 PM MST10:54 PM EST7:54 UAE (+1)04:5422:54 ET9:54 PM CT1:54 - Paul scored a season-low five points in Wednesday's win over the New York Knicks.
Analysis: He is still averaging 17.7 points this season, so consider Wednesday's performance an anomaly.
Dec. 21 9:42 PM PT10:42 PM MT11:42 PM CT12:42 AM ET5:42 GMT13:42 10:42 PM MST12:42 AM EST9:42 UAE06:420:42 ET11:42 PM CT3:42 - Paul had 27 points and nine assists in Saturday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: He's averaging 21.3 points and 11.0 assists in his last three games.
Dec. 11 10:14 PM PT11:14 PM MT12:14 AM CT1:14 AM ET6:14 GMT14:14 11:14 PM MST1:14 AM EST10:14 UAE07:141:14 ET12:14 AM CT4:14 - Paul dished 15 assists in Wednesday's win over Indiana.
Analysis: Paul, averaging 10.1 assists per game, has notched 15 or more assists in a game three times this season.
Dec. 4 9:11 PM PT10:11 PM MT11:11 PM CT12:11 AM ET5:11 GMT13:11 10:11 PM MST12:11 AM EST9:11 UAE06:110:11 ET11:11 PM CT3:11 - Paul had 19 points and 10 assists Wednesday night.
Analysis: Paul only played nearly 29 minutes in a blowout so fantasy owners were fortunate.
Dec. 2 9:30 PM PT10:30 PM MT11:30 PM CT12:30 AM ET5:30 GMT13:30 10:30 PM MST12:30 AM EST9:30 UAE06:300:30 ET11:30 PM CT3:30 - Paul had 12 points and eight assists Monday night.
Analysis: Paul would have had more if not for the Wolves' incompetent play.
Nov. 25 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 had 22 with a season-high 15 assists and was 10 of 16 from the floor in Monday's win at Charlotte.
Analysis: Paul is on quite the tear, averaging 21.7 points on 60.8 percent shooting over his last six games.
Nov. 21 9:35 PM PT10:35 PM MT11:35 PM CT12:35 AM ET5:35 GMT13:35 10:35 PM MST12:35 AM EST9:35 UAE06:350:35 ET11:35 PM CT3:35 - Paul had 26 points and 12 assists in Thursday's 110-93 win at Miami.
Analysis: It was a big night for Paul, who had scored a combined 28 in the previous two games. He's averaging 18.0 points on the season, just below his career mark of 18.6.
Nov. 18 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST9:19 UAE06:190:19 ET11:19 PM CT3:19 - Paul was pedestrian Monday night.
Analysis: Paul had 12 points and seven assists. He should do better since he didn't have to face Derrick Rose with the injured superstar out once again.
Nov. 16 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 scored seven of his 32 points in the final 2:56 and had nine assists as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 120-107 on Saturday night.
Analysis: Paul made five 3-pointers as he gets ready for Monday night against the Bulls, who could be without former league MVP Derrick Rose. Use Paul and take advantage if Rose is out.
Nov. 11 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET5:25 GMT13:25 10:25 PM MST12:25 AM EST9:25 UAE06:250:25 ET11:25 PM CT3:25 - Paul came very close to a triple-double Monday.
Analysis: Paul had 12 points, 10 boards and nine assists while facing the legendary Tony Parker and the NBA champions.

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