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  1. Gary Payton rips former Supersonics owner Howard Schultz

    Sep 15, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

    Gary Payton

    Gary Payton was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame last weekend, and while he won the lone championship of his career as a member of the Miami Heat, there was little question that he’d go into the Hall as a Seattle Supersonic. Payton played more than 12 seasons in Seattle, and maintains…

  2. Gary Payton explains why he believes John Stockton was harder to guard than Michael Jordan

    Sep 8, 2013, 6:30 PM EDT

    Gary Payton, John Stockton

    Gary Payton made some waves earlier this week when he said that John Stockton was the hardest player he ever had to guard, and was a tougher matchup for him than even Michael Jordan. Many recognize Jordan as one of the greatest of all time, of course, while Stockton is remembered as more of a…

  3. Gary Payton’s Hall of Fame induction highlight reel (VIDEO)

    Sep 8, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT

    Gary Payton, John Stockton

    Gary Payton was among those inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, and he was known for his trash talk as much as he was for his playmaking skills and his ability as a lockdown defender. His induction highlight reel begins by pointing that out, but of course evolves to show…

  4. Game highlights from newly minted Hall of Famer Gary Payton (VIDEO)

    Apr 9, 2013, 8:41 AM EDT

    Gary Payton

    Gary Payton was a no-brainer Hall of Fame pick… yet this is the Hall of Fame selection process we are talking about so there was some concern until it became official. Which it did on Monday. Some of our younger readers may not have seen “The Glove” in game action, so here is a short…

  5. PBT’s RetroBall: Suns-Sonics ’93 and the night Barkley wouldn’t lose

    Jul 10, 2011, 7:09 PM EDT

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    Since billionaire owners and millionaire players are bitterly divided over how much money they’ll be splitting over the coming years and have locked us out of actual basketball to talk about, PBT will be regaling you this summer on the weekends withRetroBall. Using the advanced powers of the internet and NBATV, we’ll bring you interesting stories…

  6. Gary Payton thinking about getting into coaching

    Jun 7, 2010, 4:13 PM EDT

    After he retired, Gary Payton went to Vegas. And settled down. Sounds like an oxymoron to people who have only spent a drunken, ultimately penniless night on the strip. But Vegas has grown into a big city, with suburbs and people who make their livings as dentists and mechanics and Thai restaurant cooks. People who…

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