Chris Paul
Point Guard
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2005
Experience: 14 Years
College: Wake Forest
Contract: 4 yr(s) / $159,730,592 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$39,932,648 Free Agent:2022 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2018 Contract details by year 33 $35,654,150 $35,654,150
2019 Contract details by year 34 $38,506,482 $38,506,482
2020 Contract details by year 35 $41,358,814 $41,358,814
2021 Contract details by year 36 $44,211,146 $44,211,146
Contract Notes:
  • 2021 Player Option
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2005-2006 Player Cash Earnings $3,144,240 - - $3,144,240
2006-2007 Player Cash Earnings $3,380,160 - - $3,380,160
2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $3,615,960 - - $3,615,960
2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $4,574,189 - - $4,574,189
2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000
2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $14,490,152 - - $14,490,152
2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $13,167,648 - - $13,167,648
2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $17,779,458 - - $17,779,458
2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $18,668,431 - - $18,668,431
2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $20,068,563 - - $20,068,563
2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $21,468,696 - - $21,468,696
2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $22,868,828 - - $23,529,828
2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings - - - $3,640,344
2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $24,268,959 - - $24,268,959
2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $35,654,150 - - $35,654,150
2019-2020 Player Cash Earnings $38,506,482 - - $38,506,482
16 seasons $256,655,916 - - $260,957,260

Cap Hit

#2
Point Guard
#1
Oklahoma City Thunder
#2
NBA

AAV

#2
Point Guard
#6
NBA

Cash

#2
Point Guard
#2
NBA
  • Oct 28 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-HOU game

  • Jul 16 2019

    Traded to Oklahoma City (OKC) from Houston (HOU) with 2024 1st round pick [top-4 protected, conveys to HOU 2024 and 2025 second-round picks] , 2026 1st round pick [top-4 protected, conveys to HOU 2026 second-round pick and $1 million in cash] , 2021 1st round pick [pick swap - top-4 protected, OKC receives most favorable of HOU picks, HOU receives least favorable of OKC picks] and 2025 1st round pick [pick swap - top-10 protected ] for Russell Westbrook

  • Apr 29 2019

    Fined $35,000 for 'aggressively confronting and recklessly making contact with a game official' during HOU-GSW game

  • Apr 28 2019

    Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from HOU-GSW game (playoff)

  • Apr 28 2019

    Fined $5,000 for two technical fouls during HOU-GSW game (playoff)

  • Apr 24 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during UTH-HOU game (playoff)

  • Mar 20 2019

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during HOU-MEM game

  • Feb 21 2019

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAL game

  • Nov 13 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DEN game

  • Nov 8 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-OKC game

  • Nov 3 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-CHI game

  • Oct 21 2018

    Suspended 2 games (forfeit $491,781) for fighting during HOU-LAL game

  • Oct 20 2018

    Fined $2,000 for ejection from HOU-LAL game

  • Oct 20 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAL game

  • Jul 8 2018

    Signed a 4 year $159.7 million maximum contract with Houston (HOU)

  • May 6 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-UTH game (playoff)

  • Apr 7 2018

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during OKC-HOU game

  • Mar 15 2018

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-HOU game

  • Mar 9 2018

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during HOU-TOR game

  • Mar 3 2018

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during BOS-HOU game

  • Jan 28 2018

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during PHX-HOU game

  • Jan 10 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during POR-HOU game

  • Jan 4 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-HOU game

  • Dec 29 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-WAS game

  • Dec 9 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-POR game

  • Oct 17 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-GSW game

  • Jun 28 2017

    Traded to Houston (HOU) from Los Angeles (LAC) for Patrick Beverley, Louis Williams, Sam Dekker, 2018 1st round pick [[top-3 protected]] , DeAndre Liggins, Darrun Hilliard II, Kyle Wiltjer and $661K for trade bonus

  • Apr 25 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during UTH-LAC game (playoff)

  • Apr 10 2017

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAC game

  • Mar 25 2017

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during UTH-LAC game

  • Mar 23 2017

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-DAL game

  • Mar 13 2017

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-UTH game

  • Mar 9 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MEM game

  • Mar 3 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIL game

  • Mar 1 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAC game

  • Dec 7 2016

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-GSW game

  • Nov 19 2016

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-LAC game

  • Apr 23 2016

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-POR game (playoff)

  • Mar 28 2016

    Fined $4,000 for technical foul during BOS-LAC game

  • Mar 23 2016

    Fined $4,000 for technical foul during LAC-GSW game

  • Mar 16 2016

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-HOU game

  • Feb 3 2016

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during MIN-LAC game

  • Jan 22 2016

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-NYK game

  • Jan 18 2016

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAC game

  • Jan 10 2016

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NOP-LAC game

  • Dec 28 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-WAS game

  • Nov 27 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NOP-LAC game

  • Nov 4 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-GSW game

  • Oct 29 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-LAC game

  • Apr 28 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-LAC game (playoff)

  • Mar 9 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIN game

  • Feb 7 2015

    Fined $25,000 for criticism of referee during LAC-CLE game

  • Feb 5 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-CLE game

  • Jan 11 2015

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-LAC game

  • Dec 19 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-DEN game

  • Nov 5 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-GSW game

  • May 7 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-OKC game (playoff)

  • Apr 24 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-GSW game (playoff)

  • Apr 2 2014

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-PHX game

  • Mar 29 2014

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-HOU game

  • Mar 27 2014

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-DAL game

  • Mar 17 2014

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-DEN game

  • Mar 8 2014

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during ATL-LAC game

  • Feb 23 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-OKC game

  • Feb 21 2014

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MEM game

  • Dec 28 2013

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during UTH-LAC game

  • Nov 27 2013

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-LAC game

  • Nov 7 2013

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIA game

  • Jul 10 2013

    Signed a 5 year $107.3 million maximum extension with Los Angeles (LAC)

  • Nov 3 2012

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-LAC game

  • Dec 14 2011

    Traded to Los Angeles (LAC) from New Orleans (NO) with two future 2nd round picks for Eric Gordon, Chris Kaman, Al-Farouq Aminu, and an unprotected 2012 1st round pick

  • Dec 14 2011

    Exercised $17.8 million Player Option with Los Angeles (LAC) for 2012-2013

  • Jul 7 2008

    Signed a 4 year $63.6 million rookie scale extension with New Orleans (NO)

  • Oct 28 2007

    New Orleans (NOH) exercised $4.5 million option for 2008-2009

  • Oct 25 2006

    New Orleans (NOH) exercised $3.615 million option for 2007-2008

  • Jul 5 2005

    Signed a 2 year $6.52 million contract wit New Orleans (NOH)

  • Jun 28 2005

    Drafted by New Orleans (NOH): Round 1 (#4 overall)

  • Jun 28 2005

    Drafted by New Orleans (NOH): Round 1 (#4 overall)

  • Jun 28 2005

    Drafted by New Orleans (NOH): Round 1 (#4 overall)