Gary Payton sees self in Avery Bradley, Tony Allen

 

Gary Payton sees self in Avery Bradley, Tony Allen

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next PH among economies most vulnerable to virus “And the one who I can say that really, really plays defense is Tony Allen from the Memphis Grizzlies. He may not have the offense that I had but he plays like that. So [those] two guys, they still try to play defense a lot,” Payton added.The NBA legend is the country for the third time, this time to grace the opening of the NBA Store in Cebu later in the week.The 48-year-old Payton played for five teams during his 17-year NBA career. He was the second overall pick by Seattle in 1990 and has his best years with the SuperSonics where he teamed up with Shawn Kemp to form one of the most exciting duos in NBA history.Payton won his only NBA championship as part of the Miami Heat in 2006.Among his other accolades is a nine-time All-Star and a two-time Olympic gold medalist.ADVERTISEMENT Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 We are young “Avery Bradley tries to play like that for the Boston Celtics,” Payton told INQUIRER.net during a media availability Tuesday at NBA Store Glorietta in Makati when asked if there’s an active player who plays like him. NBA legend Gary Payton says he sees himself in Avery Bradley and Tony Allen in terms of defense. pic.twitter.com/55R8j5fAVj— Mark Giongco (@MarkGiongcoINQ) November 22, 2016One of the fiercest defenders ever, NBA legend Gary Payton sees a lot of what he’s known for in Avery Bradley and Tony Allen.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSCone plans to speak with Slaughter, agentLike Payton, a 10-time All-NBA Defensive Team member, Bradley and Allen have made a name for themselves locking down opponents and forcing turnovers.ADVERTISEMENT Pingris sees better outing for new recruits Lee, Jalalon Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: 'Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient'01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07'HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!'03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUNDcenter_img 30 Filipinos from Wuhan quarantined in Capas Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town EDITORS' PICK Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports MOST READ Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Don't miss out on the latest news and information. As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise View commentslast_img

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