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ELFRID PAYTON RUMORS

Magic Acquire Elfrid Payton in Trade

The Orlando Magic have acquired the rights to Elfrid Payton, a 6’4″ Junior point guard from Louisiana-Lafayette, in a deal involving the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers selected Payton with their 10th selection and sent him to Orlando for the rights to Orlando’s #12 selection in Dario Saric. Saric is expected to be in Turkey for 2 years and play for Anadolu Efes. The Sixers...
Via Magic Basketball Online
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixers Trade #10 Pick Elfrid Payton To Magic For Dario Saric at #12

The Philadelphia 76ers drafted Louisiana-Lafayette point guard Elfrid Payton with the No. 10 pick and then traded the explosive point guard to the Orlando Magic to the draft rights to European big man, Dario Saric and a 2015 second round pick. Saric had been the Sixers choice, and finally called Magic to offer Elfrid Payton with 30 seconds left on the clock, league source said....
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft: 76ers Select Elfrid Payton

With the 10th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers select Elfrid Payton, the junior point guard from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. Payton is a 6-foot-4 point guard with long, lanky arms. Heading into the draft season, Payton was a relatively unknown commodity. Now, he’s one of the most intriguing prospects in the class due to his combination of size, skill...
Via Standing O Sports
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Is Elfrid Payton? Where Did He Go To School?

Twitter/Payton When basketball fans sit down to watch the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft Thursday night, they’ll see players selected from schools like Kansas, Duke, Michigan State, Syracuse and Kentucky. But there’s a real possibility that one of the lottery picks in the draft actually comes from a school that is usually on nobody’s radar – Louisiana-Lafayette. Point...
Via College Spun
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton Believes Lakers or Kings Will Draft Him

Talk about being confident. This year’s small-college darling, point guard Elfrid Payton, is feeling pretty good about his chances of not only landing in the lottery, but in the top ten overall. Payton was a bit of an unknown heading into the draft process, but strong workouts with several teams has allowed him to vault up draft boards, moving into a likely lottery position after...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Rumors: Sacramento considering Elfrid Payton Jr. at No. 8

Elfrid Payton Jr. of Louisiana-Lafayette is expected to be a first round pick in Thursday night's NBA draft.  Lately he's been impressing NBA front offices and is seemingly rocketing up draft boards.  Could his meteoric rise land him in the top ten on draft night?#480887149 / gettyimages.comAdrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Sacramento Kings have their...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Draft Rumors: Dante Exum, Elfrid Payton, trading lottery pick

Could Dante Exum fall to the Lakers at seventh overall in the draft on June 26th? It’s a possibility that still can’t be ruled out just yet. According to Chad Ford from ESPN, the Orlando Magic (four) “really like” Exum, though they also have Marcus Smart and Noah Vonleh on their radar. If the Magic pick Smart of Vonleh, there’s a possibility of Exum sliding to either the...
Via Lakerholicz.com
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting Report – Elfrid Payton

Name:  Elfrid Payton      Age:   20   School: Louisiana-Lafayette Height: 6’4   Weight: 185   Projected Position: PG 2013-14 Stats: 19.2 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 5.9 apg, 2.3 spg, 3.6 tpg, 1.6:1 A/TO (35.9 minutes per game) 50.9 FG%, 60.9 FT%, 25.9 3FG%, 55.1 TS%, 52.4 eFG% 27.6 USG%, 3.6 STL%, 32.9 AST%, 17.2 TOV%, 9.4 TRB%   SKILLS & ATHLETIC BREAKDOWN Offense Penetration...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton Leaves Louisiana-Lafayette For NBA Draft

Elfrid Payton is leaving Louisiana-Lafayette for the 2014 NBA Draft after his junior season. Payton could become a late first round pick. Payton developed from a lightly recruited point guard out of Louisiana to one of the top floor leaders in the country. Several NBA executives told ESPN.com that Payton is likely to be selected somewhere in the 25 to 40 range.
Via RealGM
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

La-Lafayette's Elfrid Payton off to the NBA Draft

Louisiana-Lafayette junior point guard Elfrid Payton is heading to the NBA. Multiple sources told ESPN that the 6-foot-3 floor leader, who could be taken late in the first round of the NBA draft, will make an official announcement on Monday afternoon. Payton developed from a lightly recruited point guard out of Louisiana to one of the top floor leaders in the country. He averaged...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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