Found April 04, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
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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