BIRTHDATE: 2/10/85 in Monroe, La.
HIGH SCHOOL: Grambling H.S. (Grambling, La.)
College: Louisiana Tech
PRO: Entering 7th NBA season (7th with Jazz)
• Ranked fourth in NBA in steals per game (1.84) in 2011-12
• Ranks fourth on Jazz’s career field goal percentage list (.522).
• Has appeared in 462 of possible 476 career games (plus all 44 playoff games)
• NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2006-07
• Only player in NCAA history to lead nation in rebounding three straight years
Born in Monroe, La. … Mother is Bettye Millsap … Has older brother John, and younger brothers Elijah and Abraham … John played basketball at Texas-San Antonio, was an All-Star in the CBA, member of the D-League’s Utah Flash (2007-08) and played with Paul for the Jazz entry in the 2007 Rocky Mountain Revue … Elijah played for UAB and spent the 2011-12 season with the L.A. D-Fenders of the D-League … Abraham spent the 2010-11 season as a freshman on the Lincoln Trail College men’s basketball team … Is currently a spokesman for Ronald McDonald House … Played prep ball at Grambling High School in Grambling, La. … Led the Kittens to a 30-0 record in District 2-1A play during his career … Named Top 100 McDonald’s All-American and fourth-team
member of Parade All-American team … Recognized by his high school with a “Paul Millsap Day” on 8/12/11 …Inducted into the Louisiana Tech Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2011 … Favorite food is tacos … Favorite color is red … Favorite movie is “Friday” and favorite TV show is “Martin” … Says that if he were not in the NBA, he would be working in law enforcement … Selected by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches (LABC) as the Bob Petit Award recipient for the Louisiana Professional Player of the Year each of the last three years (2008-10) … Inducted into the Louisiana Tech Hall of Fame on 10/1/11 … Cites his mother as his biggest influence …Has two daughters, Xylah and Pynona.