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  • • Thomas Bryant, Gary Payton II Test Positive for COVID-19
    A pair of Washington Wizards have become the latest NBA players to face the coronavirus. Ava Wallace of the Washington Post reports that Thomas Bryant and Gary Payton II have both tested positive for COVID-19. The two didn’t travel with the team as the squad made its way to Disney World for the league restart […] The post Thomas Bryant, Gary Payton II Test Positive for COVID-19 appeare...2020
  • • Wizards’ Thomas Bryant, Gary Payton II test positive for coronavirus, don’t travel to Orlando
    At least for the moment, the Washington Wizards contingent at Disney World in Orlando continues to shrink, with new reports that two players have tested positive for COVID-19.  According to Ava Wallace of the Washington Post, Garrison Mathews, Thomas Bryant, and Gary Payton II did not travel with the Wizards to Orlando. While Matthews will […] The post Wizards’ Thomas Bryant, Gary Payt...2020
  • Gary Payton was ‘hot’ about Michael Jordan laughing at The Glove, cooled off
    • Gary Payton was ‘hot’ about Michael Jordan laughing at The Glove, cooled off
    In the documentary, Payton described how his defense bothered Jordan during the 1996 NBA Finals...2020
  • • Gary Payton Not Happy With Michael Jordan Laughing At Him On ‘The Last Dance’
    Most, if not all likely have seen the gif of Michael Jordan laughing hysterically when he was handed the iPad... »...2020
  • • Gary Payton reacts to Michael Jordan laughing at him on The Last Dance
    Gary Payton was fuming when he found out his 1996 NBA Finals rugged rival Michael Jordan had laughed at the notion of his defense being a problem back in the day. Jordan’s hearty laugh soon went viral and became the next meme sensation from many that stemmed from “The Last Dance” — one Payton is […] The post Gary Payton reacts to Michael Jordan laughing at him on The Last D...2020
  • • Shaquille O’Neal, Gary Payton recall the time they wanted to choke Pat Riley
    In the ‘9os reunion episode of NBA Inside Stuff, one of the stories that stood out came from Hall of Fame big man Shaquille O’Neal, who recalled the time he almost choked out then-Miami Heat head coach Pat Riley. Apparently, he wasn’t the only one, as Heat teammate Gary Payton also wanted to wrap his […] The post Shaquille O’Neal, Gary Payton recall the time they want...2020
  • • Michael Jordan's Glove issue: How Gary Payton's defense changed 1996 NBA Finals between Bulls and Sonics
    No matter what Michael Jordan believes, Gary Payton gave him plenty of trouble...2020
  • • Michael Jordan dismissing Gary Payton’s defense draws reaction from George Karl
    “The Last Dance” has provided viewers with plenty of meme-able moments. From Scottie Pippen pointing at the sole of his shoe, begging Michael Jordan to come back to Michael Wozniak, the longtime Chicago Bulls security, pulling off “the shrug” after winning a bet over Jordan. Yet none were more legendary than Jordan having a hearty […] The post Michael Jordan dismissin...2020
  • • Lakers History: The Night of Fisher’s Jumper With 0.4 Seconds Left
    The arrival of Gary Payton relegated Derek Fisher to the bench, but when he got his chance to shine, he didn't miss....2020
  • • Michael Jordan's Glove problem: How Gary Payton's defense changed 1996 NBA Finals between Bulls and Sonics
    No matter what Michael Jordan believes, Gary Payton gave him plenty of trouble...2020

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Gary Payton injury and suspension

  • • Leg injury ends Bradley Beal's consecutive-games streak at 194
    The injury situation continues to get worse in Washington, and there’s little sign of relief. The short-handed Wizards received permission to sign two hardship players this week, adding Gary Payton II and Johnathan Williams, and both were in the starting lineup for Saturday tonight’s game with the Knicks. The latest Wizard on the shelf is leading scorer Bradley Beal, whose consecutive games streak...2019
  • • Wizards sign veteran guard Gary Payton II
    The Wizards have signed veteran guard Gary Payton II to a contract, the team announced today in a press release. The move had been expected, with a Saturday report indicating that the two sides were closing in on an agreement. Payton has spent the 2019/20 season so far playing for the South Bay Lakers, the Lakers’ G League affiliate. In 16 games (32.4 MPG) for the club, he averaged 21.4 PPG, 9.5 R...2019
  • • Mike Conley becomes all-time Grizzlies scoring leader in return from spine injury
    The honor puts him in place with NBA greats Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Gary Payton, Kevin Garnett, Dwyane Wade, Reggie Miller, and Isaiah Thomas....2016
  • • Los Angeles Lakers Have Nowhere to Go but Up in Western Conference
    2016
  • • Gary Payton II Injury: Updates on Rockets Guard's Recovery from Hernia Surgery
    2016
  • • NBA Summer League 2016: Top Takeaways from July 8 in Las Vegas
    2016
  • • Gary Payton II to Rockets: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Gary Payton Comments on Draymond Green, Stephen Curry Winning Unanimous MVP
    2016
  • • 2016 NBA Draft: Jonathan Wasserman's Top 50 Prospect Big Board
    2016
  • • 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Full 2-Round Projections Entering NCAA Tournament
    2016

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Gary Payton trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • 5 best free agent signings in Oklahoma City Thunder/Seattle SuperSonics history
    The history of the Oklahoma City Thunder and previous longtime franchise location Seattle SuperSonics has been rife with great players coming through the ranks of the team’s drafting record. Lenny Wilkens and Bob Rule, Jake Sikma and Fred Brown, Gary Payton and Shawn Kemp, and Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook—all legendary parts of the Sonics/Thunder […] The post 5 best free agent si...2020
  • • Washington Cuts Justin Robinson
    The Washington Wizards have cut Justin Robinson, the team has revealed, allowing them the opportunity to retain Gary Payton II who was more recently signed by way of a hardship exception. Robinson, a 24-year-old undrafted rookie, saw action in just nine games for the Wizards after signing a non-guaranteed three-year pact earlier this year. The […] The post Washington Cuts Justin Robinson app...2020
  • • Wizards sign veteran guard Gary Payton II
    The Wizards have signed veteran guard Gary Payton II to a contract, the team announced today in a press release. The move had been expected, with a Saturday report indicating that the two sides were closing in on an agreement. Payton has spent the 2019/20 season so far playing for the South Bay Lakers, the Lakers’ G League affiliate. In 16 games (32.4 MPG) for the club, he averaged 21.4 PPG, 9.5 R...2019
  • SLAM Legend of the Week: Gary Payton 🔒
    • SLAM Legend of the Week: Gary Payton 🔒
    Gary Payton had just been drafted second overall in the 1990 NBA Draft when, during a preseason game against the Chicago Bulls, the rookie began trash talking Michael Jordan. Jordan, who had already finished his night’s work, was just calmly sitting on the bench. Jordan was already a six-time All-Star and a four-time scoring champ. […] The post SLAM Legend of the Week: Gary Payton 🔒 appeare...2019
  • • Jordan McRae shows off scoring prowess in loss to Cavs
    Two-way player Jordan McRae showed off his scoring prowess in Tuesday’s loss to the Cavaliers, writes Ben Standig of NBC Sports Washington. The G League’s top scorer this season at 29.8 PPG, McRae hit all five of his shots from the field, finished with 15 points and was part of a reserve unit that led a huge fourth-quarter rally. McRae had prior NBA opportunities in Phoenix and Cleveland before si...2019
  • • Report: Gary Payton II to sign 10-day deal with Wizards
    The Wizards will fill their roster opening by signing guard Gary Payton II to a 10-day contract, according to ESPN’s Marc J. Spears. The signing is expected to take place on Monday, which will be the deadline for Washington to get back to the 14-man roster limit, two weeks after waiving Ron Baker. This is the latest NBA opportunity for the 26-year-old guard, who was in training camp with the Trail...2019
  • • Trail Blazers waive Gary Payton II, Cameron Oliver and Chinanu Onuaku
    The Portland Trail Blazers have waived guard Gary Payton II, forward Cameron Oliver, center Chinanu Onuaku. All three players were signed to training camp contracts last month. Oliver, 22, averaged 1.0 point, 2.3 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 4.2 minutes in three games for the Trail Blazers this preseason. Onuaku, 21, posted preseason averages of 3.3 points, 1.3 rebounds, [...]...2018
  • • Trail Blazers cut three, including Gary Payton II, son of Hall of Famer
    The Trail Blazers have waived Gary Payton II, Cameron Oliver and Chinanu Onuaku, according to an official release from the team. The news was first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. All three players were on fully non-guaranteed contracts, so Portland won’t be on the hook for any money. With the moves, the Trail Blazers have lowered their roster count to 15 players in anticipation of the upc...2018
  • • Reviewing the Portland Trail Blazers' offseason
    Hoops Rumors is breaking down the 2018 offseason for all 30 NBA teams, revisiting the summer’s free agent signings, trades, draft picks, departures, and more. We’ll evaluate each team’s moves from the last several months and look ahead to what the 2018/19 season holds for all 30 franchises. Today, we’re focusing on the Portland Trail Blazers. Signings: Standard contracts: Jusuf Nurkic: Four years,...2018
  • • LA school denies that LeBron James’ son is committed there
    The intrigue over where LeBron James will play next season is so intense that people are looking to his kids for potential hints.Over the past year, there have been rumors about LeBron and his family checking out schools in different cities. The thinking is that LeBron could leave Cleveland as a free agent this summer and his kids will need to attend school, so that could tip the James’ intentions...2018

Gary Payton stats

  • • Gary Payton Discusses George Karl, Playing Defense on 'The Starters'
    2017
  • • Dwyane Wade Calls Rajon Rondo Best Point Guard He's Ever Played With
    2016
  • • NBA Summer League 2016: Top Takeaways from July 8 in Las Vegas
    2016
  • • Undrafted NBA Rookies Who Can Still Make an Impact Next Season
    2016
  • • NBA Draft Grades 2016: Full List of Scores for All Picks
    2016
  • • 2016 NBA Draft: Breaking Down NBA Future of Oregon State's Gary Payton II
    2016
  • • NBA Draft 2016: Latest Mock Draft with NCAA Tournament Underway
    2016
  • • 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Full 2-Round Projections Entering NCAA Tournament
    2016
  • • Ranking the Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects at Every Position
    2016
  • • Ranking Each of Kobe Bryant's NBA All-Star Starting 5s
    2016

Gary Payton kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • LeBron’s son reportedly 'very likely' to enroll at LA school
    If Los Angeles Lakers fans are monitoring where LeBron James’ 13-year-old son is enrolling in school as an indicator of where the elder James may end up this summer, they are probably getting quite excited.Rumors have been swirling for weeks that LeBron James Jr. aka “Bronny” has committed to Sierra Canyon High School in Los Angeles. The school denied two weeks ago that the James family had inform...2018
  • • LA school denies that LeBron James’ son is committed there
    2018
  • • NBA legend Gary Payton blasts the Ball brothers
    Gary Payton is as old school as they come. The 49-year-old nine time All-Star retired after 18 seasons in the NBA more than a decade ago.Having played with the likes of Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant throughout his career, he also knows what real leadership is about.According to Payton, that doesn’t include any of the Ball brothers. When asked whether the Lakers should draft Lonzo Ball’s younger brot...2018
  • • Report: Bucks signing Gary Payton II to two-year contract
    Gary Payton II, the son of legendary NBA Hall of Famer Gary Payton, is about to sign a two-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to a report. Payton II has been making his bones in the NBA’s D-League playing with Rio Grande Valley. In 48 games this year, the point guard averaged 14.2 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game.Originally an undrafted free agent out of Oregon State by way...2017
  • • Gary Payton Discusses George Karl, Playing Defense on 'The Starters'
    2017
  • • Gary Payton: George Karl can't say what he did about players without fathers
    On CBS Sports Radio, Payton addressed the firestorm surrounding his former coach...2016
  • • Los Angeles Lakers Have Nowhere to Go but Up in Western Conference
    2016
  • • Of Backward Caps and 9/11: Memories Stir as Piazza and Griffey Join Immortals
    2016
  • • Gary Payton II to Rockets: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Inside the Glamor-Free Life of an NBA Draft Long Shot
    2016

Top Gary Payton news

  • • Kobe Bryant All That's Left of NBA's Greatest Draft Ever
    2014
  • • Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat Keep Evolving Together in Order to Breed Success
    2015
  • • Is Stephen Curry the Best Shooter Ever? Yes, Say Many of NBA's All-Time Marksmen
    2015
  • • Gary Payton and Shawn Kemp Reunite to Watch Sons Play College Hoops
    2015
  • • Gary Payton Says He 'Could Never Play Basketball in This Soft Era'
    2016
  • • Splashy Offseason Will Test Spurs' Ability to Do What They Do Best...Win Quietly
    2015
  • • TV Station Uses Photo of Gary Payton While Talking About Manning's TD Record
    2014
  • • WATCH: Jamal Crawford and Isaiah Thomas Show Out at Seattle Pro Am
    2015
  • • Kevin Garnett Says Hakeem Olajuwon Was a Top-3 Trash Talker
    2014
  • • Gary Payton Calls Dwight Howard 'Fake,' Says He'd Talk Trash to Rockets Star
    2014

Gary Payton fantasy rankings and news

  • • Stanley Johnson Is the Answer to Oklahoma City Thunder's Small Forward Problem
    2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Basketball 2014: Best NBA FanDuel, DraftKings Lineup for Nov. 28
    2014

Gary Payton schedule, game

  • • Leg injury ends Bradley Beal's consecutive-games streak at 194
    2019
  • • Report: Gary Payton II to sign 10-day deal with Wizards
    2019
  • • Trail Blazers waive Gary Payton II, Cameron Oliver and Chinanu Onuaku
    2018
  • • Trail Blazers cut three, including Gary Payton II, son of Hall of Famer
    2018
  • • Trail Blazers sign Gary Payton II, Cameron Oliver and Chinanu Onuaku
    The Portland Trail Blazers have signed forward Cameron Oliver, center Chinanu Onuaku and guard Gary Payton II, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. The deals are likely all non-guaranteed and just for training camp. Oliver (6-8, 225) averaged 10.8 points (49.7% FG, 33.7% 3-PT, 55.9% FT), 7.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists in [...]...2018
  • Trail Blazers round out training camp roster with Gary Payton II, others
    • Trail Blazers round out training camp roster with Gary Payton II, others
    The Blazers' regular-season roster is already full, but guys could land a two-way deal....2018
  • • Shaq’s Instagram challenge: Name better NBA duo than he and Kobe
    Shaquille O’Neal took to Instagram on Tuesday to challenge pro basketball heads on social media to come up with an NBA duo that could beat he and Kobe Bryant in a game of 2-on-2, presumably from their heyday as Los Angeles Lakers teammates. “The question was asked Name a duo that could beat SHAQ AND KOBE in a two on two matchup,” Shaq writes in the post. “Well I’m waiting. Don’t hold back. Players...2017
  • • Ice Cube’s BIG3 League schedule released
    The NBA Playoffs are in full swing, but once they’re over, it’s all about Ice Cube’s BIG3 league.Fans will get the benefit of watching former NBAers showcase their skills in the 3-on-3 format. Plenty of big names will be strutting their stuff on the court, including Allen Iverson (coach), Gary Payton, Chauncey Billups, Charles Oakley, Latrell Sprewell, Mike Bibby and others.There are a total of ei...2017
  • • Bucks sign Gary Payton II
    The Milwaukee Bucks have signed guard Gary Payton II to a multi-year contract, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Payton, 24, appeared in 49 games (all starts) with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA D-League this season, and averaged 14.1 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.0 steals in 32.7 minutes per game while [...]...2017
  • • Milwaukee Bucks sign Gary Payton II to multiyear deal
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Bucks signed point guard Gary Payton II to a multiyear contract on Sunday, giving the team some depth at that position for the playoff push....2017

Gary Payton rumors, scandals

  • • Los Angeles Lakers Have Nowhere to Go but Up in Western Conference
    2016
  • • Undrafted NBA Rookies Who Can Still Make an Impact Next Season
    2016
  • • 2016 NBA Draft: Jonathan Wasserman's Top 50 Prospect Big Board
    2016
  • • NBA Draft 2016: Latest Mock Draft with NCAA Tournament Underway
    2016
  • • 2016 NBA Mock Draft: Full 2-Round Projections Entering NCAA Tournament
    2016
  • • Ranking the Top 2016 NBA Draft Prospects at Every Position
    2016
  • • Ranking Each of Kobe Bryant's NBA All-Star Starting 5s
    2016
  • • 2016 NBA Draft Prospects Who Will Become Household Names Before March Madness
    2016
  • • Is the Future of the NBA's Shooting Guard Position in Good Hands?
    2015
  • • Is the Future of the NBA's Shooting Guard Position in Good Hands?
    2015

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