Christopher Emmanuel Paul was born May 6, 1985.

Paul has developed into one of the best point guards in the NBA and led the Los Angeles Clippers over the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference quarterfinals last week.

A Wake Forest product, Paul played for the New Orleans Hornets for seven years before traded to the Los Angeles Clippers.

Together, he's made eight All-Star teams, led the NBA in assists four times and in steals six times in 11 seasons.

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