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Gary Payton II - PG/SG, 6'3, 190
Milwaukee Bucks - Signed as a free agent in April 2017
       Date of birth: 12/01/1992
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2016
     Out of: Oregon State
  NBA Experience: 1 years
  Hand: Left

Date
League
Transaction
23rd September, 2016 NBA Signed a partially guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Houston.
24th October, 2016 NBA Waived by Houston.
31st October, 2016 D-League Designated as an allocated player by Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
2nd April, 2017 NBA Signed a partially guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season and through 2018 with Milwaukee.
When: Where:
2012 - 2014 Salt Lake CC (Junior College)
2014 - 2016 Oregon State (NCAA)
July 2016 Houston Rockets (Summer League)
September 2016 - October 2016 Houston Rockets (NBA)
October 2016 - April 2017 Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League)
April 2017 - present Milwaukee Bucks (NBA)
From blog:


   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Gary Payton
PG, 6’3, 190lbs, 24 years old, 1 year of experience

An athletic, defensive-minded point guard, who likes to run, dunk, and block shots from the weakside of all things, thus brought in to do the opposite of what Dellavedova does. The NBA sample size is meaninglessly small; nonetheless, the 49 D-League starts highlight a player with an NBA physical profile and who could be a pest on the coach’s-favourite end, but who lacks NBA offensive skill outside of his physical tools. Not a shooter, prober, consistent driver (doesn’t do anything from a standing start), handler or finisher, Payton is good at the bits that it seems harder to be good at, yet has all the rest to prove still.

Player Plan: Has an unguaranteed minimum salary contract for next season, but would have to go some in camp to earn the spot. Nevertheless, in having no guarantee dates other than the league-wide one, he will likely have the opportunity to come to camp and do so, if he is not trade filler. Would probably be suited to a two-way con-tract now that those are things.

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