Reportedly, Gary Payton II agreed to a three-year $ 28 million deal with the Portland Trail Blazers late Thursday.
Payton II shot more than 61% of the field and averaged 7.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.4 steals as the player who played a major role in the Golden State Warriors last season. ..
NBA Hall of Fame son and former Seattle SuperSonics guard Gary Payton II is from the Pacific Northwest.
Payton II evolved from a defensive specialist to an important player later in the season. The Warriors won without him in the playoffs after being injured in the second round series with the Memphis Grizzlies, but Carr pointed out his importance in multiple games of six wins against Boston in the Golden State. I was in time for the final. Celtics.
Payton II, 29, paid dues in the G League and three other NBA teams before making a breakthrough with the Warriors. He recorded more than 19 minutes in three of the five finals.
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