What year was Chris Paul drafted?

Last Modified Oct 24, 2023 20:55 GMT
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The 6 feet point guard has completed his years with the Phoenix Suns and became an unrestricted free agent after the 2022-23 offseason. In a recent deal, Warriors’ guard Jordan Poole was traded to Washington Wizards in exchange for Chris Paul to the Golden State Warriors.

This trade will favor the Warriors as Chris Paul is an experienced guard who has spent 18 years in the NBA hence carrying a vast experience of playing under several coaches. Additionally, his leadership skills and excellent playmaking ability can help the team to win another championship very soon.

Finally, the Warriors have a player who can limit their point guard, Steph Curry's, time on the court. While Steph Curry doesn't have any extra thoughts regarding Chris Paul's arrival and said. “We all know how Chris Paul's career has been, he always added value for any team he played. He holds a defined skillset and is one of the greatest point guards to ever play. Everyone is talking about age, but it’s upon us, how we put out the best from him”.


Chris Paul Draft Year?

Chris Paul was picked by the New Orleans Hornets in the 2005 NBA draft and played there for six seasons.

He chose Wake forest university for his college basketball and was inducted into the Wake University Hall of Fame list. Following his successful college career he declared for the 2005 NBA draft and was selected by the New Orleans Hornets as the 4th overall pick in the first round.

Over the years, the ‘Point God’ has played for several teams starting from the New Orleans Hornets, LA Clippers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns and finally to the Golden State Warriors. This whole journey has been awe-inspiring for him and he has earned several accomplishments including the NBA Rookie of the Year award, being 12 times a member of the NBA All-Star, becoming a member of the NBA 75th, and winning two gold medals with Team USA.



FAQs

A. Chris Paul will be playing for the Golden State Warriors in the 2023-24 season.

A. Chris Paul married Jada Paul in september 2011.

A. Chris Paul and Jada Paul have two kids, daughter Camryn who is 10 years old, and son Chris Jr. who is 14

A. The Warriors' point guard is listed at 6 feet 0 inches or (1.83m) and weighs about 175 lb or 79 kg.

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