TEAM WORLD CAP­TAIN CHRIS PAUL

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Paul rep­re­sented his coun­try at the 2006 In­ter­na­tional Bas­ket­ball Fed­er­a­tion World Cham­pi­onship in Ja­pan and the US bagged bronze that year. He is a two-time Olympic gold medal­list and is also pres­i­dent of the Na­tional Bas­ket­ball Play­ers’ As­so­ci­a­tion. NBA Rookie of the Year: 2006 Four-time NBA as­sists leader: 2008-2009, 2014-2015 Six-time NBA steals leader: 2008-2009, 2011-2014 Eight-time NBA All-Star: 2008-2015 Five-time NBA All-De­fen­sive First Team: 2009, 2012-2015 NBA All-Star Game Most Valu­able Player: 2013

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