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Nick Taps NBA Star Chris Paul to Host 'Kid’s Choice Sports 2018' Awards

Chris Paul

Chris Paul

Nickelodeon has named the NBA’s Chris Paul to host its July Kids’ Choice Sports 2018 awards show.

The show, which celebrates their favorite athletes and the year’s most unforgettable sports moments, will air July 22. 

Paul, a former NBA All-star and currently point guard for the Houston Rockets, will host the fifth annual event, following in the footsteps of previous hosts including Michael Strahan and Russell Wilson.

Sponsors for Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2018 include Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, milk it!, Olive Garden® and Verizon, according to network officials

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