Chris Paul stories in the SI Vault

Wake Forest By Alexander Wolff, March 29, 2004 The Deacons put their faith in freshman point guard Chris Paul.

The Rise Of Saint Paul By Seth Davis, February 28, 2005 All-seeing, All-America sophomore court general Chris Paul of Wake Forest has become the college game's best point guard -- and one of its leading citizens.

Everybody Loves Chris By Chris Ballard, February 13, 2006 No NBA rookie has made more of an impact than point guard Chris Paul. Spend a few days with him and find out how he has turned the woeful, star-crossed Hornets into playoff contenders.

Exclamation Points By Jack McCallum, December 17, 2007 One plays with energy and expressiveness, the other is Mr. Cool. But third-year floor generals Chris Paul and Deron Williams both have the NBA abuzz over who is superior.

The Hoops Whisperer By Chris Ballard, October 26, 2009 LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul are among the players getting an earful from Idan Ravin, who has no playing or coaching pedigree but knows just what they need to hear.

Hornets' Nest By Chris Mannix, March 29, 2010 The play of rookie Darren Collison presents a dicey problem for New Orleans: What to do with Chris Paul?

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