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Chris Paul
Chris Paul
Position: G
Born: 05/06/85
Height: 6-0 / 1.83
Weight:175 lbs. / 79.4 kg.
Salary: $24,268,959
“The sky’s the limit for Clint,” Paul said. “I didn’t know Clint too well before I came here. Besides hoopin’ all he do now is dance all the time. But aside from that, man, it’s been perfect. It’s unbelievable the way that we get a chance to talk and communicate. “I know sometimes he get tired of hearing me and James, telling him to set the screen this way or roll this way, man. But it’s crazy. I mean, y’all know the record when we all play together and I tell you it’s not because of me and James. He’s really the X factor. Because the threat of him at the rim is why I get my floaters, why I get my mid-range.”
There’s genuine love shared among teammates, and he’s been able to recreate some of that special 2007-08 New Orleans Hornets magic that he cherishes. That team, featuring players like Tyson Chandler, Bonzi Wells and Morris Peterson, was an especially tight bunch. Of this Rockets team, Paul said: “Absolutely. I think we did a great job, and it all started this past summer. Spending real time together, on the road, going out to eat, hanging out and all that stuff. With our team, we got a lot of new faces, so it’s been a lot of fun building it. Like the expectations and what we expect from each other.”
Ryan Anderson, a backup stretch 4, sees Paul’s success a bit differently. “He knows the game and sees it so well. He’s found a way to blend in this system effortlessly,” Anderson said. “That’s what great players and leaders do. They know how to lead and build on something rather than make it about them. He’s had success in this league so much so that he could have made it about him, but he’s selfless. He just wants to win.”