Gary Payton

Digest (Jan. 21): Wizards sign Gary Payton II, son of Hall of Famer

Digest (Jan. 21): Wizards sign Gary Payton II, son of Hall of Famer

The Washington Wizards announced that the team has signed guard Gary Payton II to a 10-day contract. Payton II, the son of NBA Hall of Famer Gary Payton, has spent this season with the G League’s Rio Grande Valley Vipers, averaging 19.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 6.6 assists and 3.4 steals in 13 games. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound guard has appeared in 29 games (six starts) and has averaged 3.1 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists over his two-year NBA career with the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers. The former Oregon State standout averaged 14.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and 4.1 assists over this two-year college career.

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