CHRIS PAUL

Logo of the San Antonio SpursSan Antonio Spurs

Chris Paul headshot
Point Guard

Salary: $10,460,000

Cap Hit: $10,460,000

Years of Service Tooltip : 19
2024-25 Year of Service Earned Tooltip : No
BORN: May 6, 1985
BIRTHPLACE: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
NATIONALITY:United StatesUnited States
HEIGHT:
6'0"
183cm
WEIGHT:
175lbs
79kg
AGE: 39
SHOOTS: Right
DRAFT YEAR: 2005
DRAFTED OVERALL: 4
DRAFT ROUND: 1
DRAFTED BY: NOP
AGENT DETAILS
Primary Agent:Steve Heumann
Secondary Agent:Tyeke Sullivan
SUMMARY

Chris Paul's salary is $10,460,000 for the 2024-25 season. His contract includes $0 in likely incentives and $1,568,999 in unlikely incentives. He is a 39 year old point guard who was born on May 6, 1985. He was drafted 4th overall by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 1st round of the 2005 draft. He has signed 6 contracts worth a total value of $473,225,374. He will be a UFA at the end of the 2024-25 season when he is 40 years old. He is represented by the agents Steve Heumann and Tyeke Sullivan of CAA Basketball.

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CURRENT CONTRACT

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SIGNED BY: Brian Wright
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Length: 1 year
Value: $12,028,999
Guaranteed: $10,460,000 (87%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $12,028,999
Cap % Tooltip: 7.00
Signing Team: Logo of the San Antonio SpursSAS
Signing Method: Cap RoomTooltip
Signing Date: July 7, 2024
Source: SalarySwish

Chris Paul signed a 1 year, $12,028,999 contract with the San Antonio Spurs on Jul 7, 2024. The contract has a cap hit of $10,460,000.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2024-25$10,460,000$10,460,000$10,460,000$0$1,568,999
TOTAL$10,460,000$10,460,000$10,460,000$0$1,568,999
Cap Hold 2025-26: $12,552,000

CONTRACT HISTORY

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Length: 2 - 4 years
Value: $14,714,549
Guaranteed: $14,714,549 (100%)
Expiry Status: RFA
AAVTooltip: $3,678,637
Cap % Tooltip: 6.35
Signing Team: Logo of the New Orleans HornetsNOH
Signing Method: Rookie ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 5, 2005
Source: SalarySwish

Chris Paul signed a 2-4 year, $14,714,549 contract with the New Orleans Hornets on Jul 5, 2005. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $3,144,240 to $4,574,189.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2005-06$3,144,240$3,144,240$3,144,240$0$0
2006-07$3,380,160$3,380,160 (+8%)$3,380,160$0$0
2007-08TeamYes (Oct 25, 2006)$3,615,960$3,615,960 (+8%)$3,615,960
(0→3.62M)
$0$0
2008-09TeamYes (Oct 28, 2007)$4,574,189$4,574,189 (+31%)$4,574,189
(0→4.57M)
$0$0
TOTAL$14,714,549$14,714,549$14,714,549$0$0
Qualifying Offer: $6,033,355
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2007-08: $3,615,960 Team Option [Requirements Met]
2008-09: $4,574,189 Team Option [Requirements Met]
ROOKIE SCALE EXTENSION
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Length: 3 - 4 years
Value: $59,407,759
Guaranteed: $62,599,916 (105%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $14,851,940
Cap % Tooltip: 23.43
Signing Team: Logo of the New Orleans HornetsNOH
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 7, 2008
Source: SalarySwish

Chris Paul signed a 3-4 year, $59,407,759 contract with the New Orleans Hornets on Jul 7, 2008. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $13,520,500 to $17,779,458.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2009-10 Max$13,520,500$13,520,500$13,520,500$0$0
2010-11 Max$14,940,153$14,940,153 (+11%)$14,940,153$0$0
2011-12 Max$16,359,805$13,167,648 (-13%)$16,359,805$0$0
2012-13 MaxPlayerYes (Dec 14, 2011)$17,779,458$17,779,458 (+34%)$17,779,458$0$0
TOTAL$62,599,916$59,407,759$62,599,916$0$0
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2012-13: $17,779,458 Player Option [Requirements Met]
TRADE KICKER Tooltip : 15% of the remaining Base Salary
VETERAN CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
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Length: 3 - 5 years
Value: $107,343,475
Guaranteed: $107,343,475 (100%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $21,468,695
Cap % Tooltip: 31.81
Signing Team: Logo of the LA ClippersLAC
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 10, 2013
Source: SalarySwish

Chris Paul signed a 3-5 year, $107,343,475 contract with the LA Clippers on Jul 10, 2013. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $18,668,431 to $24,599,495.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2013-14 Max$18,668,431$18,668,431$18,668,431$0$0
2014-15 Max$20,068,563$20,068,563 (+8%)$20,068,563$0$0
2015-16 Max$21,468,695$21,468,695 (+8%)$21,468,695$0$0
2016-17 MaxETONo$22,868,827$22,868,827 (+8%)$22,868,827$0$0
2017-18 MaxETONo (Jun 28, 2017)$24,599,495$24,268,959 (+8%)$24,268,959$0$0
TOTAL$107,674,011$107,343,475$107,343,475$0$0
TRADE KICKER PAYMENT: 2016-17: $330,536 | 2017-18: $330,536
Cap Hold 2018-19: $35,654,150
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2017-18: $24,268,959 Early Termination Option [Requirements Unmet]
TRADE KICKER Tooltip : 15% of the remaining Base Salary (Applied Jun 28, 2017)
VETERAN CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Daryl Morey
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Length: 3 - 4 years
Value: $159,730,592
Guaranteed: $115,519,446 (72%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $39,932,648
Cap % Tooltip: 35.00
Signing Team: Logo of the Houston RocketsHOU
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 6, 2018
Source: SalarySwish

Chris Paul signed a 3-4 year, $159,730,592 contract with the Houston Rockets on Jul 6, 2018. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $35,654,150 to $44,211,146.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2018-19$35,654,150$35,654,150$35,654,150$0$0
2019-20$38,506,482$38,506,482 (+8%)$38,506,482$0$0
2020-21$41,358,814$41,358,814 (+8%)$41,358,814$0$0
2021-22PlayerNo (Aug 1, 2021)$44,211,146$44,211,146 (+8%)$0
(44.2M→0)
$0$0
TOTAL$159,730,592$159,730,592$115,519,446$0$0
Cap Hold 2021-22: $39,344,900
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2021-22: $44,211,146 Player Option [Requirements Unmet]
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SIGNED BY: James Jones
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Length: 4 years
Value: $120,000,000
Guaranteed: $90,000,000 (75%)
Expiry Status: UFA (Waived)
AAVTooltip: $30,000,000
Cap % Tooltip: 27.00
Signing Team: Logo of the Phoenix SunsPHX
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: August 6, 2021
Source: SalarySwish

Chris Paul signed a 4 year, $120,000,000 contract with the Phoenix Suns on Aug 6, 2021. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $28,400,000 to $30,800,000.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2021-22$30,800,000$30,800,000$30,800,000$0$0
2022-23$28,400,000$28,400,000 (-8%)$28,400,000$0$0
2023-24$30,800,000$30,800,000 (+8%)$30,800,000
(15.8M→30.8M)
$0$0
2024-25 W$30,000,000$30,000,000 (-3%)$0$0$0
TOTAL$120,000,000$120,000,000$90,000,000$0$0
Cap Hold 2024-25: $46,200,000
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2023-24: Increase from $15,800,000 to $30,800,000 (+$15,000,000) if player is not waived before Jun 28, 2023 [Requirements Met]
2024-25: Increase from $0 to $30,000,000 (+$30,000,000) if player is not waived before Jun 30, 2024 [Requirements Unmet] (Deadline date adjusted to Jun 30, 24)
WAIVED: This contract was waived (Logo of the Golden State WarriorsGSW - Jun 30, 2024)

SALARY PROGRESSION

CAREER STATS

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SeasonTypeTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLK
2013-14RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers62622171118587040646.72127836.834529585.5382302686631544
PlayoffsLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers13134722571979246.7703245.7534177.4124355134370
2014-15RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers828228571564117056848.534913939.832128990.05232437683815615
PlayoffsLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers12124452651899550.3652741.5514894.174653105223
2015-16RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers747424201446111451546.232912237.132829489.63927131073815213
PlayoffsLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers4412595763748.720630.01515100.0412162990
2016-17RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers61611954110478537447.630212441.126023289.2402643045631198
PlayoffsLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers772601771356749.6381436.8332987.94313569121
2017-18RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets58581847108179836746.037914438.022120391.9372763134579614
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets151551731725711845.9993737.4534483.09808987304
2018-19RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets5858185790672030241.935512735.820317586.23622926547311418
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets11113971871486644.6631727.0453884.414567060247
2019-20RegularLogo of the Oklahoma City ThunderOklahoma City Thunder70702208123288743448.930411136.527925390.72632334947211111
PlayoffsLogo of the Oklahoma City ThunderOklahoma City Thunder772611491125549.1431637.2262388.53495237113
2020-21RegularLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns70702199114987943949.925810239.518116993.4252873126229919
PlayoffsLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns202068338430014949.7652944.6655787.796170171233
2021-22RegularLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns6565213995873636349.31996331.720216983.72226128370212120
PlayoffsLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns13134482281558756.1491938.8373594.674754108192
2022-23RegularLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns5959188981966829444.02619837.516013383.1272242515249122
PlayoffsLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns7725087913841.828932.14250.05303552125
2023-24RegularLogo of the Golden State WarriorsGolden State Warriors5818153153346720644.12107837.1524382.718207225393706
2013-14RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers626235.019.16.614.046.71.33.436.84.85.685.50.63.74.310.72.50.1
PlayoffsLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers131336.319.87.115.246.72.55.445.73.24.177.40.93.34.210.32.90.0
2014-15RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers828234.819.16.914.348.51.74.339.83.53.990.00.64.04.610.21.90.2
PlayoffsLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers121237.122.17.915.850.32.35.441.54.04.394.10.63.84.48.81.80.3
2015-16RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers747432.719.57.015.146.21.74.537.14.04.489.60.53.74.210.02.10.2
PlayoffsLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers4431.323.89.319.048.71.55.030.03.83.8100.01.03.04.07.32.30.0
2016-17RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers616132.018.16.112.947.62.05.041.13.84.389.20.74.35.09.22.00.1
PlayoffsLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers7737.125.39.619.349.62.05.436.84.14.787.90.64.45.09.91.70.1
2017-18RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets585831.818.66.313.846.02.56.538.03.53.891.90.64.85.47.91.70.2
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets151534.521.17.917.145.92.56.637.42.93.583.00.65.35.95.82.00.3
2018-19RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets585832.015.65.212.441.92.26.135.83.03.586.20.64.04.68.22.00.3
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets111136.117.06.013.544.61.65.727.03.54.184.41.35.16.45.52.20.6
2019-20RegularLogo of the Oklahoma City ThunderOklahoma City Thunder707031.517.66.212.748.91.64.336.53.64.090.70.44.65.06.71.60.2
PlayoffsLogo of the Oklahoma City ThunderOklahoma City Thunder7737.321.37.916.049.12.36.137.23.33.788.50.47.07.45.31.60.4
2020-21RegularLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns707031.416.46.312.649.91.53.739.52.42.693.40.44.14.58.91.40.3
PlayoffsLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns202034.219.27.515.049.71.53.344.62.93.387.70.53.13.58.61.20.2
2021-22RegularLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns656532.914.75.611.349.31.03.131.72.63.183.70.34.04.410.81.90.3
PlayoffsLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns131334.517.56.711.956.11.53.838.82.72.994.60.53.64.28.31.50.2
2022-23RegularLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns595932.013.95.011.344.01.74.437.52.32.783.10.53.84.38.91.50.4
PlayoffsLogo of the Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns7735.712.45.413.041.81.34.032.10.30.650.00.74.35.07.41.70.7
2023-24RegularLogo of the Golden State WarriorsGolden State Warriors581826.49.23.68.144.11.33.637.10.70.982.70.33.63.96.81.20.1