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Gary Payton to join 'Clippers Live' following OKC-LAC

NBA Hall-of-Famer Gary Payton is set to visit 'Clippers Live,' following the Western Conference clash between the Clippers and the Thunder at 7 p.m. on Prime Ticket.
Via FOXSports.com
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Payton to join 'Clippers Live' following OKC-LAC

NBA Hall-of-Famer Gary Payton is set to visit 'Clippers Live,' following the Western Conference clash between the Clippers and the Thunder at 7 p.m. on Prime Ticket. Payton, most popularly known as 'The Glove' during his heyday for his shutdown defense, is the only point guard to win the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award. He was a nine-time NBA All-Star and...
Via Fox Sports West
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Payton blames Howard Schultz for Sonics move

The Seattle Supersonics move to Oklahoma City to become the Thunder left a black eye for many NBA fans in Seattle and there are many individuals to blame for the team’s relocation. Former Sonics legend Gary Payton has his finger pointed squarely at former-Sonics owner Howard Schultz for the reason why the team ultimately left the Emerald City: In an interview with the Boston Globe’s...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

WE Preview: Wizards at Thunder - 3/27/13

                                                  AT                                            Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 8:00 PM ET TV: Comcast SportsNet HD Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier   Radio: 106.7 FM/1500 AM Dave Johnson and Glenn Consor   John Wall Russell Westbrook...
Via Wizards Extreme
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

WE Preview: Wizards vs. Thunder - 1/7/13

   AT    Monday, January 7th, 20137:00 PM ETTV: Comcast SportsNet HDSteve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier  Radio: 106.7 FM/1500 AMDave Johnson and Glenn Consor Kevin DurantJordan Crawford Thunder Projected Starting Lineup Wizards Projected Starting Lineup Paying HomageGary Payton and Shawn Kemp Proud Moment in Thunder HistoryAdvancing to the 2012 NBA Finals...
Via Wizards Extreme
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 5 NBA steal leaders of all time…Where does Jason Kidd rank?

In the NBA there’s certian skills that some just have a knack for, stealing is one of them. Most kids grow up being taught that stealing is wrong. Not in this aspect these players were just good at taking things away from others. Let’s dive in and take a look at some of these skilled players… 5. Maurice Cheeks PG, He put up some amazing numbers. Especially in the steal...
Via CJ Sports NFL Talk
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Catch that Thief: Top 5 NBA steal leaders of all time

In the NBA there’s certian skills that some just have a knack for, stealing is one of them. Most kids grow up being taught that stealing is wrong. Not in this aspect these players were just good at taking things away from others. Let’s dive in and take a look at some of these skilled players… 5. Maurice Cheeks PG, He put up some amazing numbers. Especially in the steal category...
Via CJ Sports NFL Talk
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Gary Payton doesn’t care who wins the NBA finals and more in NBA Daily Digest

Thanks For Sharing: You would think former Seattle Super Sonic great Gary Payton would be either hyper supportive of the Thunder or very much against them all things considered. When doing an radio interview KJR in Seattle...
Via Players View
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

My Starting Five – Seattle SuperSonics All Time Starters

SuperSonics Basketball: Moments In Time With the pending return of professional basketball in Seattle, it makes you contemplate. It makes you contemplate the players, the coaches, the trial, and the tribulations of your beloved team. It makes you dig up memories of the past of players and moments of the past. The Seattle SuperSonics have a rich history and so much to look back on...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle plans new arena, eyes Sacramento Kings

Seattle officials have been in talks for eight months on plans to build a new arena, and have had their eye on the Sacramento Kings, according to news reports this weekend in Seattle. This photo taken from the Kerry Park Viewpoint in Queen Anne shows the Seattle skyline with the Space Needle at left and Key Arena where the Sonics played below at right with the stadium for the...
Via Sacbee
February 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Oregon St. 78, Southern Cal 59

Jared Cunningham had 18 points and five assists to lead Oregon State to a 78-59 win against USC on Saturday night. Devon Collier added 12 points and Joe Burton 11 for the Beavers (13-7, 3-5), who got a pregame talk from Oregon State alumnus Gary Payton, an NBA standout from 1990-2007. Byron Wesley had 15 points and seven rebounds and Maurice Jones 13 points for the Trojans (5-15...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Returning Sonics On Payton's 'Agenda'

NBA fans are rejoicing over the beginning of the new season and the opening of training camps. With the expected ratification of the collective bargaining agreement today by both the players and the owners, the 150-plus day lockout will come to an end. Many fans were struggling to cope without the NBA in their lives. Welcome to life in Seattle, I guess. The Basketball Jones will...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Freshly Dipped: UNDRCRWN Seattle SuperSonics ‘House Of Rain’ Dynasty Tee

Before the OKC Thunder, there was the Reignman in Seattle. During the ’95-’96 season the SuperSonics were the toast of the west conference, finishing with a franchise best 64–18 record and a Finals appearance. With a talent loaded roster that included Defensive Player of the Year Gary Payton, All-NBA Second Team selection Shawn Kemp, deep threat Hersey Hawkins, versatile...
Via Hooped Up: Atlanta Hawks
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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