Paul led the Hornets to an 11-5 record, averaging 24.2 points, 10.8 assists, 5.9 rebounds and a Western Conference-best 3.2 steals. Paul shot .517 from the field and .944 from the free-throw line. On March 11, Paul tallied 30 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds in a 109-98 win over Washington, for his sixth triple-double of the season. Paul notched 10 double-doubles (45 for the season) and was named Player of the Week once in March. He leads the NBA in assists and steals, and ranks second in triple-doubles and third in double-doubles.