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GARY PAYTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Gary Payton: Rondo one of only 3 true PG’s in the NBA

Gary Payton is one of the NBA all time great point guards.  Yeah, I used a picture of him as a Celtic, but this is the dude who made a living throwing Shawn Kemp some sick alley oops.  If you’re too young to have seen him play, just watch this video and be careful not to hurt your jaw as it drops watching some of these plays (an alley oop from your knees?  Really, Glove?)...
Via Red's Army
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Gary Payton to be added to L.A.’s coaching staff?

Byron Scott may not have been named the head coach of the Lakers (yet) but the general assumption round the league is that the Lakers legend will land the job eventually, so much so that veteran reporter Gery Woelfel from the Racine Journal Times is calling Scott the “likely new” head coach of the purple and gold. However, Woelfel also shared another interesting little gem on...
Via Lakerholicz.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton: If ‘The Glove’ Fits?

Take notice of the point guard from Louisiana-Lafayette. University of Louisiana-Lafayette point guard Elfrid Payton is everyone’s favorite “sleeper” PG in the 2014 draft.  The young man is long, agile, quick and fairly athletic. Although a junior he’s very young for his draft class, just a few weeks older than many of the draft’s highly touted freshmen like Joel Embiid...
Via The Lottery Mafia
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback: Jason Williams Shocks Gary Payton with Mean Crossover

A surprised Gary Payton looks on as Jason Williams leaves him in the dust with a vicious crossover. GP smiled at him at the end like “You got that.” Williams and Payton later won an NBA Championship with Dwyane Wade and Shaquille O’Neal on the Miami Heat in 2006. [YouTube] The post Flashback: Jason Williams Shocks Gary Parton with Mean Crossover appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
Via Basketball Bicker
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Payton On No. 1 Pick Anthony Bennett: ‘You Came In Overweight, You Look Fat’

Anthony Bennett‘s rookie season has been historically bad when compared to previous players taken No. 1 overall in the NBA draft. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward is averaging 2.4 points, 0.2 assists and 2.2 rebounds in 10.1 minutes per game this season. Aside from his disappointing production, Bennett has also received criticism for coming into the season in less than ideal shape...
Via NESN.com
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens impressed with Phil Pressey but was Gary Payton?

Thus far this season Phil Pressey's high point was most likely the game in Miami early in the year when Jeff Green hit the corner three to stun the defending world champion Heat.In this game, Pressey had a solid seven points and five assists in 21 minutes.In fact, that was the most minutes he had played this season.That all changed tonight against Toronto at TD Garden as a result...
Via Celtics Life
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Only three point guards impress Gary Payton and Rajon Rondo is one

Gary Payton is not impressed with the NBA in its current incarnation. Oregon State's all-time leader in points, assists and steals, was honored Saturday night by his alma mater before the Beavers took on Cal in a game they would lose to the Golden Bears 88-83.Payton spent seventeen years in the NBA and is a Hall of Famer who made his first finals appearance with the Seattle Supersonics...
Via Celtics Life
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron passes Bird, Payton in scoring, but Heat fall to Kings in OT

The Miami Heat hoped to rest three banged-up regulars and lean on LeBron James to steal a road victory before visiting one of the best teams in the Western Conference. Instead, the Sacramento Kings spoiled those plans -- and James hurt himself in the process. DeMarcus Cousins had 27 points and 17 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 26 and the Kings rallied from an early 17-point deficit...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Gary Payton does highlights and all the dynamite goes boom

One of the trademarks of Fox Sports Live has been putting their analysts in more general roles to commentate on the news of the day and differentiate themselves from SportsCenter. When FS Live launched, it featured an athlete panel that harkened back to the days of Best Damn. The panel's role has been reduced and athletes now focus more on their particular sports throughout the program...
Via Awful Announcing
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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