Originally born in bayou state, Louisiana and stand out recruit from Louisiana Tech has taken claim as one of the best defensive players in the NBA. Paul was selected by the Utah Jazz in the second round of the 2006 NBA draft (47th overall) and was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team that season. He played in Utah until 2013, when he became a member of the Hawks. Millsap is currently in his final year of his $90 million dollar contract with the Denver Nuggets, who he joined in July of 2017.
While in Atlanta, Paul and his brothers worked closely together to develop Core4, a state-of-the-art facility with a vision to improve the lives of players, coaches and parents through athletic achievement, education and life skill development with an exceptional training protocol to share the “Power of 4” - Character, Community, Commitment and Competition. Paul is constantly striving to achieve greatness not only on the court but also in his social projects unlike any other professional athlete.
In August of 2019, Millsap joined the Hydra-Guard Sports Drink Ambassador Team, as the brand expands its footprint in the sports drink industry. Paul sits on the board with an active role and assists the company with public relations as a strategic partner in its marketing division. "Paul's a smart guy with passion not only on the field but in business as well. He has a lot of ideas for the innovation and marketing aspects of Hydra-Guard. He's been an instrumental part of the company and we are honored to have him on part of it. " says Joseph Tucker, Founder of Hydra-Guard Sports Drink.
4× NBA All-Star (2014–2017)
NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2016)
NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2007)
2× First-team All-WAC (2005, 2006)
3× NCAA rebounding leader (2004–2006)
Fourth-team Parade All-American (2003)
Louisiana Mr. Basketball (2003)
paul millsap makes the switch
"Being a professional athlete naturally encourages me and my family to live a healthy lifestyle. Hydra-Guard Sports Drink raises the bar to unprecedented heights with its beverage innovation. It’s packed with electrolytes, and being an all natural sports drink with low sugars is a game changer, I believe this product will change the industry."