Warning: This is going to make you feel extremely old. Are you ready? Today, Chris Paul turns the big 3-0!
It feels like it was just yesterday when commissioner David Stern said Paul's name when announcing the Hornets' fourth overall pick. But that was a decade ago.
Through the years, Paul has racked up tons of accolades, including eight NBA All-Star selections, the 2006 Rookie of the Year award, four All-NBA First Team and four NBA All-Defensive First Team honors. But there is one piece of hardware that has eluded him thus far: the Larry O'Brien trophy.
While reaching this type of milestone in life is something worth celebrating, Paul has more important matters to tend to at the moment. For one, working towards getting back onto the court and helping the Los Angeles Clippers get that NBA title this year. So, while the pride of Winston-Salem, N.C. is a little preoccupied to observe the day like he should, we'll take the time to acknowledge his birthday by taking a look back at the things you may not know about him.
From scoring 61 points in a high school basketball game to honor his grandfather to the time Michael Jordan dished out the assist on his game-winning shot in a pick-up game, here are 30 Things You Didn't Know About Chris Paul.