He's got a new team that looks like a serious contender for an NBA title, he's playing under the bright lights of Hollywood and with a little luck, he and Blake Griffin might be able to steal the spotlight of Los Angeles away from the vaunted Lakers.
After seeing one recent picture taken of Paul holding a newspaper looking like he was the happiest guy in the world, we decide to have a little fun with it.
We asked NESN.com readers to send in their best altered and edited version of the photo to provide a little more insight on what Chris Paul was smiling so heartily about.
Once again, you came through for us with many clever submissions. Many of you decided to focus on Kobe Bryant's divorce with his wife, Vanessa Bryant, but the fun didn't stop there.