Chris Paul Speaker Profile
Point Guard for the Los Angeles Clippers
Chris Paul Biography
Paul was born and raised in North Carolina. Despite only playing two varsity basketball seasons in high school, he was a McDonald's All-American and accepted a scholarship with nearby Wake Forest University. After his sophomore year with the Demon Deacons, he declared for the draft. Since being selected 4th overall in the 2005 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Hornets, Paul has been an NBA Rookie of the Year (2006), a seven-time All-Star, an All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (MVP), and a multiple-time All-NBA and All-Defensive team honoree. He led the Hornets to the second round of the 2008 NBA Playoffs. He has also won two Olympic gold medals with the United States national basketball team.
Off the court, Paul enjoys bowling and owns a franchise in the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) League. He has participated in numerous celebrity and youth bowling events as the head of the CP3 Foundation, which benefits programs in Louisiana affected by Hurricane Katrina, as well as charities in Winston-Salem.
On August 21, 2013, Paul was elected the National Basketball Players Association president.
Paul has had national endorsement deals with PowerAde sports drinks, Right Guard deodorant and Nike's Team Jordan brand, through which he has released several editions of his shoe "Air Jordan CP3.#". As of 2009, the deals collectively earned him around $4 million annually, according to Forbes. In 2007, Paul was the cover athlete for the video game NBA 2K8.
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Posted on 27 April 2014 | 11:24 pm
Picking up where the campaign left off, Cliff and Chris Paul are back with their youngins in this new commercial, just in time for the 2014 NBA Playoffs, where the Los Angeles Clippers take on the Golden State Warriors in the first round. Here are the details from State Farm’s press release: “Future of the Assist” centers on the important task of inspiring the next generation of...[Read More]
Posted on 8 April 2014 | 7:30 pm
Los Angeles Clippers superstar point guard Chris Paul will be holding his series of annual CP3 Camps again this summer. The CP3 Camp series will be kicking off in San Diego, California with the West Coast Youth Camp on June 22-26. The Chris Paul West Coast Camp offers a complete basketball camp for beginners to college prospects. With an option to participate as an overnight or day...[Read More]
Posted on 9 August 2013 | 2:21 pm
The Los Angeles Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul was the guest speaker at the Winston-Salem Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club fundraising dinner. This fan favorite grew up in Forsyth County, played his high school basketball as point guard for West Forsyth and played college basketball at Wake Forest University before joining the NBA in 2005.
Shortly after joining the NBA,
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