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Elfrid Payton: Duo With Devin Booker Has 'A Chance To Be Special'

SLAM Online - 14 Feb 2018
In an interview with HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy, Payton said that he's looking forward to making the game “even easier” for Booker. I talked to @Elfrid Payton about being traded from ORL to PHX, his reaction to being dealt for a 2nd-round pick, how his ...
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Suns acquire former first-round pick Elfrid Payton from Magic

ESPN - 08 Feb 2018
Brian Windhorst says Elfrid Payton's stock has significantly dropped as Orlando trades him to Phoenix for a second-round pick. (0:32). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Email; comment. Feb 8, 2018. Adrian WojnarowskiESPN. Facebook · Twitter ...
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Elfrid Payton: 'happy to be somewhere I'm wanted'

Arizona Sports - 10 Feb 2018
Elfrid, we think with his age and size and length and the way he plays will fit right in with our group so we think and hope he'll fit in really well.” Payton, in his fourth NBA season, is averaging 13.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game ...
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Orlando Magic trade Elfrid Payton to Phoenix Suns - 09 Feb 2018
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns acquired point guard Elfrid Payton from the Orlando Magic on Thursday for a second-round pick this summer. Payton is averaging a career-high 13.0 points and shooting career bests of 52.0 percent from the field and 37.3 ...
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How Suns' free-agency plans could impact Elfrid Payton's future - 11 Feb 2018
Another factor is the expected return of guard Brandon Knight, who has missed the entire season after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery. Knight is virtually untradable given he's owed just more than $30 million the next two seasons, so Phoenix ...
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How the Knicks landed Emmanuel Mudiay over GM's favorite

New York Post - 08 Feb 2018
TORONTO — In the end, the Knicks were intrigued by a lottery-pick point guard the franchise passed on in 2015 and a lottery-pick point guard GM Scott Perry once selected in Orlando. The Knicks were in the ballgame for both Emmanuel Mudiay and Elfrid ...
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Knicks GM interested in trading for Magic point guard he drafted

New York Post - 07 Feb 2018
The Magic are open for business, and it's no surprise Knicks general manager and former Orlando executive Scott Perry has checked in on his former lottery pick, point guard Elfrid Payton, The Post has learned. According to an NBA source who has spoken ...
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Report: Knicks Interested in Elfrid Payton Trade

SLAM Online - 07 Feb 2018
The New York Knicks have reportedly expressed interest in trading for Magic point guard Elfrid Payton. Knicks GM Scott Perry is a former executive in Orlando, drafted the 23-year-old. Who knows what's changed but Knicks GM Scott Perry has shown ...
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Signs point to an Elfrid Payton trade

Orlando Magic Daily - 02 Feb 2018
His 6.2 assists per game are in line with his career averages. Statistically, Payton has been as good as he has ever been. But despite his improved play, Payton may not be long for this Magic roster. The Magic's new front office has admitted they could ...
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Magic's Elfrid Payton: Chips in across the board - 04 Feb 2018
Payton had 14 points (7-15 FG, 0-4 3Pt), four rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks in 24 minutes during Saturday's 115-98 loss to Washington. This game was over early and Payton saw limited minutes as the bench got some extra playing time ...
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Introducing Suns point guard Elfrid Payton - 11 Feb 2018
New Suns point guard Elfrid Payton discusses his emotions upon being traded, shares some secrets about his hair and discusses his friendship with T.J. Warren. Elfrid Payton · FOX Sports Arizona · FOX Sports Arizona - Suns · NBA · Pacific · Phoenix Suns ...
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Kris Dunn or Elfrid Payton: Which young PG is best for fantasy?

ESPN - 25 Jan 2018
Kris Dunn and Elfrid Payton have posted pretty similar season-long stat lines. Whom would you rather take the rest of the way, and does roto or points scoring make a difference? Jim McCormick: There is a reasonable argument that Payton is a better ...
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Elfrid Payton showcases talent in Phoenix Suns debut

Arizona Sports - 11 Feb 2018
Just two days later, Payton made his first start against the Denver Nuggets. Despite the 123-113 loss, he contributed for the Suns in a big way. Payton was acquired due to the injuries to Tyler Ulis, Devin Booker and Isaiah Canaan, who was waived ...
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Magic's Elfrid Payton: Struggles in Tuesday's loss - 31 Jan 2018
Payton had four points (2-6 FG), two assists, two steals, and one rebound in 18 minutes during Tuesday's 114-107 loss to the Rockets. Payton couldn't get anything going, committing three fouls in his 18 minutes. Meanwhile backup guards Shelvin Mack and ...
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Ryan McDonough says the Suns have maybe been "patient to a fault”

Bright Side of the Sun - 17 Feb 2018
Co-hosts Doug Franz and Ron Wolfley asked McDonough a litany of topics on Friday morning, which included all of the following: Elfrid Payton, Marquese Chriss, Devin Booker, the 2018 Draft, #TheTimeline moniker, and much more. Q: How many games do you ...

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