The Clippers guard led the U.S. Olympic team in steals and was second in assists en route to a gold medal. He and his wife, Jada, had their second child, Camryn Alexis, last Thursday.
What was more emotional, seeing your baby girl or winning gold?
CHRIS PAUL: Definitely seeing my baby girl. I have a son who's three. I was a little hesitant about this girl thing, but everyone's been telling me it changes your life. Chauncey Billups has three daughters. He's been giving me pointers.
How tired are you from the Olympics and being in the delivery room?
CP: It's been a whirlwind. When you're over in London, you almost forget everyone at home is watching. We're all in a hotel, we're together all day, every day. When you get here, everywhere you go, everyone says, "Congratulations." It's pretty special.
Do players become too unselfish on the U.S. team?
CP: At the beginning of the trip Coach K told us, "Don't leave your ego at the door; bring your ego in." That's what made our team so special. That's what makes him such a great coach. He has an ego just like us players.
When you were in college [at ACC-rival Wake Forest], what did you think of Coach K?