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.Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets

Position: PG
Height: 6-0 / 1,83
Weight: 175 lbs. / 79,4 kg.
Born: 5/06/85
Hometown: Lewisville, North Carolina

  Strengths: A true floor leader... Great knowledge of the game... Very quick... Good defender off the ball... Excellent competitor.
Weaknesses: A little bit too small for the NBA.
Season highs: 29 points vs. Florida State, 12 assists vs. Texas and seven steals vs. Florida State.
Attended the West Forsyth HS.
Played college ball at Wake Forest from 2003 to 2005.
Selected by the New Orleans Hornets as 4th overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft.
Named North Carolina High School Player of the Year by AP in 2003.
Parade High School All-American in 2003.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2003.
Named to the USA Today All-USA Team in 2003.
Named ACC Rookie of the Year in 2004.
Named to the ACC All-Defensive Team in 2004.
Named 3rd Team All-ACC in 2004.
Honorable Mention All-America in 2004.
Named the National Freshman of the Year by College Insider, The Sporting News and Basketball Times in 2004.
Named to the All-ACC Tournament 2nd Team in 2004.
Named to the All-ACC 1st Team in 2005.
Named 1st Team All-America by AP in 2005.