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According to Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com, former NBA point guard, Gary Payton has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Payton played 17 years before retiring in 2007 and on his career, averaged 16.3 points, 6.7 assists and 3.9 rebounds a game.
In 1996, Payton became the only point guard ever to win the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award. He spent 13 memorable seasons with the Seattle SuperSonics, before moving on to play for the Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat – where he won an NBA championship in 2006.
Payton will be inducted on September 8th, and according to Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, he will choose John Stockton and George Gervin as his presenters.
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Gary Payton, who played for the Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat, has been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame, according to Scott Howard-Cooper of NBA.com.
Payton is considered one of the best point guards in NBA history. He was a nine-time All-Star and an NBA champion and averaged...
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It might be tough for LeBron James to get a season sweep since he will rest for some games down the stretch. But, for now, he's been perfect.
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In winning the...
MIAMI (AP) -- Thieves made off with an estimated 340,000 in jewelry from Miami Heat star Chris Bosh's home while he was out celebrating his birthday.
Miami Beach police say Bosh called them about 12:30 a.m. Thursday after he and his wife returned from his well-publicized party at South Beach's Bamboo nightclub. The couple noticed a jewelry drawer was open and numerous watches...
Thieves made off with an estimated $340,000 in jewelry from Miami Heat star Chris Bosh's home while he was out celebrating his birthday.
Miami Beach police say Bosh called them about 12:30 a.m. Thursday after he and his wife returned from his well-publicized party at South Beach's Bamboo nightclub. The couple noticed a jewelry drawer was open and numerous watches, rings...
Amid the could she / couldn’t she talk revolving around whether Brittney Griner could make the NBA, Heat forward, Shane Battier predicts that we will see a female basketball player make the NBA in our lifetime.
According to ESPN:
“There’s no doubt that in our lifetime, there will be a woman NBA player,” Battier told ESPN.com after Thursday’s Heat practice at AmericanAirlines...
No, really, he was actually robbed by people yet undetermined.
It appears that Mr. Bosh and his wife returned home early Thursday morning from his "Birthday Bash" at Miami Beach's Bamboo Club to find that quite a few valuables were taken from his home.
According to reports, the list includes purses, jewelry, cash and watches. Value estimate...
Moroccan style theme for LeBron and his lady.
Wonder what the Iron Sheik is going to Tweet when he sees this.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are getting some much-deserved rest. The two superstars helped the Miami Heat to an incredible 27-game winning streak. With them on the bench, the team is just not the same - as proven last night. Carmelo Anthony dropped 50 for the Knicks and New York beat Miami 102-90 last night. The performance was impressive, but it also served to show just...
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