Kanye West has accused basketball player for the Phoenix Suns, Chris Paul, 37, of having an affair with his former wife, Kim Kardashian, in a post on Twitter. West has recently been making a number of controversial comments, including praising Adolf Hitler on a podcast with Alex Jones, a conspiracy theorist.

West’s tweet read, “Let’s break one last window before we get outa here I caught this guy with Kim Good night”. 

Who is Chris Paul?

Chris Paul, whose full name is Christopher Emmanuel Paul, was born on May 6, 1985, in North Carolina’s Winston-Salem. He is the son of Charles Edward Paul and Robin Jones, and has an older brother called Charles “C.J.” Paul.

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Both Chris and Charles Jr. were taught by their father to play basketball and football. Charles Sr. was their coach when they participated in youth leagues.

Paul attended West Forsyth High School, and while playing for the junior varsity team, recorded an average of 25 points per game.

He later enrolled at Wake Forest University. During his sophomore season, the Wake Forest team was ranked the best college basketball team in the USA for two weeks. 

The 6-feet point guard was picked up by the New Orleans Hornets in the 2005 NBA Draft. He played for them till 2011, after which he joined the LA Clippers. After Clippers, Paul played for the  Houston Rockets from 2017 to 2019, and for Oklahoma City Thunder in 2019-2020. He joined his current team, the Phoenix Suns, in 2020.

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Despite being a 12-time NBA All-Star, Paul has not yet managed to win the NBA Championship. He was the MVP of the 2013 NBA All-Star game. Paul was also selected as a member of the NBA 75th Anniversary Team in 2021.

The decorated sportsperson married his wife, Jada Crawley, in 2011. They are parents to two children, namely, Christopher Emmanuel Paul II and Camryn Alexis Paul.