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  • • Knicks to Sign Elfrid Payton to One-Year Deal
    The New York Knicks have agreed to a deal with Elfrid Payton, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. The move brings the 26-year-old back into the fold after a solid 2019-20 campaign with the franchise. Payton averaged 10.0 points and 7.2 assists per game for the Knicks last but was waived earlier so that New York […] The post Knicks to Sign Elfrid Payton to One-Year Deal appeared first on SLAM...2020
  • • Knicks and Elfrid Payton agree to contract
    The Knicks and Elfrid Payton said their goodbyes, then quickly said “just kidding.” Here’s the New York Post: After waving him on Thursday, the Knicks are set to re-sign Payton on a one-year, $5 million deal to fill the team’s hole at point guard, The Post’s Marc Berman confirmed. Payton becomes the Knicks’ second signing … Continue reading "Knicks and Elfrid Payton agree t...2020
  • Knicks re-signing Elfrid Payton, signing Alec Burks in quiet start to free agency
    • Knicks re-signing Elfrid Payton, signing Alec Burks in quiet start to free agency
    The Knicks waived Elfrid Payton to make room for… Elfrid Payton....2020
  • • Elfrid Payton agrees to re-sign with Knicks
    NBA veteran point guard Elfrid Payton is re-signing with the New York Knicks, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Payton has agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with the Knicks. Elfrid Payton has agreed to one-year, $5M deal with Knicks, agents Aaron Mintz and Ty Sullivan of @CAA_Basketball tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November […] The post Elfrid Payton agrees to re-sign w...2020
  • • Knicks to Release Elfrid Payton
    The New York Knicks will part ways with 26-year-old point guard Elfrid Payton, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. The move will free up $7 million for New York given Payton’s non-guaranteed 2020-21 season. Payton had a solid 2019-20 campaign with a confusingly built Knicks team and averaged 10.0 points and 7.2 assists per game. […] The post Knicks to Release Elfrid Payton appeared...2020
  • • Knicks waive Elfrid Payton, Taj Gibson, Wayne Ellington and Kenny Wooten
    The New York Knicks announced today that the team has waived guards Wayne Ellington and Elfrid Payton, forward Kenny Wooten and center Taj Gibson. The Knicks have also declined to exercise the team options on Theo Pinson and Bobby Portis. Ellington, 6-5, 207-pounds, originally signed with the Knicks as a free agent on Jul. 8, … Continue reading "Knicks waive Elfrid Payton, Taj Gibson, Wayne ...2020
  • • New York Knicks: NBA 2K21 Ratings
    An underwhelming offseason led to a disappointing 2019-20 campaign and the decreased player ratings on the New York Knicks are indicative of both. Only Mitchell Robinson and Elfrid Payton saw increases this year. We’ve listed the entire roster with comparisons to last year’s launch rating below. We’ve also identified some general NBA 2K21 ratings trends […] The post New Yor...2020
  • • Julius Randle's ball distribution habits bothering Knicks teammates
    It seems that New York Knicks center/power forward Julius Randle is a bit like Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving. Randle's lack of ball distribution has reportedly frustrated R.J. Barrett and his Knicks teammates, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post. “A lot of players felt like that with the exception of Elfrid Payton,’’ an NBA source told The Post. Randle signed a three-year, $63 m...2020
  • • LaVar Ball says Knicks would be best fit for son LaMelo
    The New York Knicks don’t have much going for them at the moment, but LaVar Ball thinks that his youngest son might be able to change all that. Appearing this week on FS1’s “Undisputed,” Ball said that he believes the Knicks are the best fit for 18-year-old son LaMelo, a projected top lottery pick in this year’s NBA draft. “The best fit in my eyes is New York, the New York Knicks,” said LaVar. “Be...2020
  • • Post Up: Giannis Gets Double-Double in Home Win vs. 76ers
    Magic 103 (22-30), Knicks 105 (16-36) Julius Randle led the Knicks with 22 points, while Elfrid Payton put in an all-around effort with 15 points, 9 assists and 7 steals. Nikola Vucevic scored 25 points in the loss. Pelicans 125 (21-31), Bulls 119 (19-34) Zion Williamson continues to show his potential. The Pelicans rookie put […] The post Post Up: Giannis Gets Double-Double in Home Win vs. ...2020

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Elfrid Payton injury and suspension

  • Elfid Payton, two Grizzlies players suspended; Jae Crowder, Marcus Morris fined
    • Elfid Payton, two Grizzlies players suspended; Jae Crowder, Marcus Morris fined
    Elfrid Payton wasn’t backing down from his actions. Hope he got his $55,000 worth. He started a scuffle near the end of the Grizzlies win over Payton’s Knicks on Wednesday night. After a Dillon Brooks three with less than a minute to go in a decided game, New York’s Julius Randle got lazy with an...2020
  • • Knicks' Payton, 2 Grizz suspended; Morris fined
    The NBA handed out one-game suspensions to the Knicks' Elfrid Payton and the Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson Jr. and Marko Guduric, and fined Marcus Morris for his remarks....2020
  • • Elfrid Payton, Jaren Jackson Jr. suspended for Grizzlies-Knicks skirmish
    The NBA on Thursday announced discipline for those involved in the skirmish between the Memphis Grizzlies and New York Knicks. Knicks guard Elfrid Payton was suspended one game. So were Memphis’ Jaren Jackson Jr. and Marko Guduric, who were suspended for leaving the bench. Marcus Morris was fined $35,000, and Jae Crowder was fined $25,000. The fight began when Payton pushed Crowder for attempting ...2020
  • • Elfrid Payton, Jaren Jackson Jr. suspended, Marcus Morris, Jae Crowder fined after Grizzlies-Knicks scuffle
    Payton shoved Crowder late in the game, sparking a near brawl at Madison Square Garden...2020
  • • NBA hands out multiple suspensions, fines following Grizzlies-Knicks fight
    It got pretty ugly late in Wednesday night’s game between the Memphis Grizzlies and New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. With Memphis up big late in the fourth quarter, Jae Crowder attempted a three-pointer. That did not sit well with Knicks guard Elfrid Payton, who committed a hard foul on his counterpart. This led to the benches clearing, a near-malee breaking loose and ugly chants from fan...2020
  • • Grizzlies-Knicks fight could result in suspensions
    With less than a minute left in Wednesday’s Grizzlies/Knicks game and Memphis leading by 18 points, Grizzlies forward Jae Crowder stole an inbound pass and ran to the three-point line to get a shot up, drawing the ire of Knicks guard Elfrid Payton. As Crowder launched his three-pointer, Payton delivered a two-handed shove to his chest, knocking him over and instigating a scuffle between the player...2020
  • • Grizzlies/Knicks fight could result in suspensions
    With less than a minute left in Wednesday’s Grizzlies/Knicks game and Memphis leading by 18 points, Grizzlies forward Jae Crowder stole an inbound pass and ran to the three-point line to get a shot up, drawing the ire of Knicks guard Elfrid Payton. As Crowder launched his three-pointer, Payton delivered a two-handed shove to his chest, knocking him over and instigating a scuffle between the player...2020
  • • Elfrid Payton's role as Knicks' point guard seem to be inevitable
    Interim coach Mike Miller made his first change to the Knicks‘ starting lineup last night, inserting Elfrid Payton at point guard in place of Frank Ntilikina, writes Steve Popper of Newsday. It’s a move that seemed inevitable, as Payton’s role has increased since Miller took over for David Fizdale seven games ago. Ntilikina provides better defense, but Payton speeds up the offense and gets everyon...2019
  • • Finally healthy, point guard Elfrid Payton is impressing Knicks
    Elfrid Payton is finally healthy again after battling hamstring woes and the point guard is impressing during his first season with the Knicks. “He’s played so well. He’s had such a good command,” coach Mike Miller said (via Peter Botte of the New York Post). “I think I might have said this (Wednesday) and the day before, but he’s helping his teammates a lot.” There is more to report on the Knicks...2019
  • • Elfrid Payton’s Hamstring Still Not Fully Healed
    Elfrid Payton has missed the last 10 games as a result of a strained right hamstring and won’t see the court for at least a week and a half. The team has announced that Payton’s injury still isn’t fully healed and that he’ll be re-evaluated at the end of November. Payton signed a two-year, $16 […] The post Elfrid Payton’s Hamstring Still Not Fully Healed appeare...2019

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Elfrid Payton trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Knicks and Elfrid Payton agree to contract
    The Knicks and Elfrid Payton said their goodbyes, then quickly said “just kidding.” Here’s the New York Post: After waving him on Thursday, the Knicks are set to re-sign Payton on a one-year, $5 million deal to fill the team’s hole at point guard, The Post’s Marc Berman confirmed. Payton becomes the Knicks’ second signing … Continue reading "Knicks and Elfrid Payton agree t...2020
  • • Knicks waive Elfrid Payton, Taj Gibson, Wayne Ellington and Kenny Wooten
    The New York Knicks announced today that the team has waived guards Wayne Ellington and Elfrid Payton, forward Kenny Wooten and center Taj Gibson. The Knicks have also declined to exercise the team options on Theo Pinson and Bobby Portis. Ellington, 6-5, 207-pounds, originally signed with the Knicks as a free agent on Jul. 8, … Continue reading "Knicks waive Elfrid Payton, Taj Gibson, Wayne ...2020
  • • Julius Randle's ball distribution habits bothering Knicks teammates
    It seems that New York Knicks center/power forward Julius Randle is a bit like Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving. Randle's lack of ball distribution has reportedly frustrated R.J. Barrett and his Knicks teammates, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post. “A lot of players felt like that with the exception of Elfrid Payton,’’ an NBA source told The Post. Randle signed a three-year, $63 m...2020
  • • LaVar Ball says Knicks would be best fit for son LaMelo
    The New York Knicks don’t have much going for them at the moment, but LaVar Ball thinks that his youngest son might be able to change all that. Appearing this week on FS1’s “Undisputed,” Ball said that he believes the Knicks are the best fit for 18-year-old son LaMelo, a projected top lottery pick in this year’s NBA draft. “The best fit in my eyes is New York, the New York Knicks,” said LaVar. “Be...2020
  • • Elfid Payton, two Grizzlies players suspended; Jae Crowder, Marcus Morris fined
    Elfrid Payton wasn’t backing down from his actions. Hope he got his $55,000 worth. He started a scuffle near the end of the Grizzlies win over Payton’s Knicks on Wednesday night. After a Dillon Brooks three with less than a minute to go in a decided game, New York’s Julius Randle got lazy with an...2020
  • • Knicks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. insists he wants to remain in New York
    Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. insisted on Saturday that he wants to remain in New York, but rumors persist he wouldn’t object to a trade, writes Marc Berman of The New York Post. Asked about that possibility at this morning’s shootaround, Smith responded: “I like playing for the Knicks. So whatever I’ve got to do, I’m going to take care of that.’’ When pressed on the topic, Smith said: “I want to ...2019
  • • Elfrid Payton's role as Knicks' point guard seem to be inevitable
    Interim coach Mike Miller made his first change to the Knicks‘ starting lineup last night, inserting Elfrid Payton at point guard in place of Frank Ntilikina, writes Steve Popper of Newsday. It’s a move that seemed inevitable, as Payton’s role has increased since Miller took over for David Fizdale seven games ago. Ntilikina provides better defense, but Payton speeds up the offense and gets everyon...2019
  • • Multiple teams reportedly interested in Knicks' Dennis Smith Jr.
    The New York Knicks are quickly making changes amid another ugly season and now with their focus set on the future, point guard Dennis Smith Jr. is reportedly drawing significant trade interest. According to SportsNet New York’s Ian Begley, the Minnesota Timberwolves are among multiple teams interested in acquiring New York’s 22-year-old point guard and believe he is available for trade. Smith Jr....2019
  • • Timberwolves among teams with interest in Dennis Smith Jr.
    While many Knicks trade rumors this season have focused on frontcourt players like Marcus Morris, Bobby Portis and Taj Gibson, several teams that have been in touch with the Knicks recently believe they’re open to moving a point guard, writes Ian Begley of SNY.tv. Frank Ntilikina and Elfrid Payton certainly won’t be untouchable, but Begley singles out Dennis Smith Jr. as one player who has drawn i...2019
  • Elfrid Payton Agrees To Two-Year Deal With New York Knicks
    • Elfrid Payton Agrees To Two-Year Deal With New York Knicks
    The New York Knicks have agreed to a two-year deal with Elfrid Payton, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. The 25-year-old former lottery pick will earn $16 million over the course of the deal. The second year of Payton’s new contract will come with a team option, Michael Scotto of The Athletic reports. Payton has […] The post Elfrid Payton Agrees To Two-Year Deal With New York Kni...2019

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  • • Knicks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. insists he wants to remain in New York
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  • • Elfrid Payton's role as Knicks' point guard seem to be inevitable
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  • • Multiple teams reportedly interested in Knicks' Dennis Smith Jr.
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  • Knicks Guards Battle Injuries, Each Other For Starting Spot
    • Knicks Guards Battle Injuries, Each Other For Starting Spot
    New York will welcome Dennis Smith Jr. to preseason action for the first time on Wednesday, just in time to compete with fellow Knicks guards Elfrid Payton and Frank Ntilikina for the team’s starting point guard nod. Smith Jr. has been sidelined with a back strain, missing the team’s first two contests but Ian Begley […] The post Knicks Guards Battle Injuries, Each Other For Star...2019
  • • Report: Pelicans view Lonzo Ball as essential part of any Anthony Davis deal
    Although Lonzo Ball would reportedly resist a trade to New Orleans, the Pelicans see him as an important part of any potential deal for Anthony Davis, according to Tania Ganguli of The Los Angeles Times. Sources tell her that Ball would become the starting point guard in New Orleans and would be given every opportunity to become a star. Ball’s representatives had expressed concern that he might no...2019
  • • Lonzo Ball’s camp doesn’t want him in New Orleans
    Lonzo Ball‘s camp would prefer that the second-year point guard be traded to a third team if talks between the Pelicans and Lakers heat up, Shams Charania of The Athletic tweets. Los Angeles is one of the major players in the quest for Anthony Davis, whose desire to be traded became public on Monday. Ball’s group would want him to go to a team that doesn’t already have an established point guard, ...2019
  • • Payton (hand) returns for Pelicans; Davis out sick
    While Elfrid Payton returned to the Pelicans' starting lineup Monday night after missing 22 games with a broken finger, New Orleans was without leading scorer Anthony Davis, who was out due to illness....2019
  • • Elfrid Payton expected to miss around six weeks with finger injury
    Pelicans point guard Elfrid Payton is expected to be sidelined for about six weeks as he recovers from finger surgery, as we relayed earlier on Monday. While the news on Payton is Monday's most notable injury update so far, there are items to pass along on several other health issues that could affect teams’ lineups and rotations. Let’s dive in and round up a few… Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen, wh...2018
  • • Pelicans' Payton to have surgery on finger, out six weeks
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Elfrid Payton is scheduled for surgery to repair a fractured finger on his left hand and that his recovery is expected to take about six weeks....2018
  • • Payton fractures finger in return to Pelicans' lineup
    NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Pelicans say point guard Elfrid Payton has a fractured finger on his left hand....2018

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