Paul wore green and white long before joining the Celtics. Those were the team colors of the Inglewood High Sentinels.
In 1995, Paul played with future teammate Kevin Garnett in the McDonald’s All-Star Game.
In three seasons at Kansas, Paul never lost a home game. The Jayhawks were 98–11 in his three varsity seasons.
Paul and Jayhawk teammate Raef LaFrentz were among the five finalists for the 1998 Wooden Award. They were reunited on the Celtics in 2003.
Paul was the first Kansas player to leave school early under coach Roy Williams.
In 2000-01, Paul became the first Celtic since Larry Bird to top 2,000 points in a season.
Paul was named to his first All-Star Game in 2002. He scored 19 points and hauled down seven rebounds.
Paul led the NBA in free throws in 2002–03.
Paul set a franchise record with 12 consecutive 30-point games in 2006.
In a February 2006 game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Paul dropped 50 points on LeBron James.
After the 2006-07 season, Paul and Kobe Bryant made a bet about who would be traded first. Neither player was dealt, and they ended up meeting in the 2008 NBA Finals.
In 2008, Paul set an NBA Finals record with 10 free throws made in a quarter.
Paul won the 2010 Three-Point Shootout. He became just the seventh player to score 20 points in the final round.
Paul’s 2.3 turnovers per game in 2009–10 was the lowest mark of his career.
In April of 2008 Paul and his fiancé, Julie Landrum, had their first child, a girl named Prianna Lee.
Paul majored in Crime & Delinquency Studies at Kansas.
Paul’s nickname is “The Truth.” It was bestowed upon him by Shaquille O’Neal. One of the best moments at a Celtics game is when the team runs a clip from A Few Good Men. Jack Nicholson tells Tom Cruise, “You want the truth? You can’t handle the truth!."
In the video game "NBA Ballers," Paul gives players an aerial tour of Inglewood.