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Elfrid Payton • #6 • G
14 ppg, 63.3 FG% in last 3 gp
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'4", 185 lbs.
Born:Feb 22, 1994 (27 yrs) in Gretna, LA
From:Louisiana-Lafayette
Experience:6 years
Drafted:Drafted by Philadelphia in 2014 (1/10).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2019.
2020-21 Season Stats
G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TPG PPG
YTD 47 47 26.0 .448 .282 .697 3.7 3.4 0.7 0.2 1.7 11.9
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Scouting Report
Electric defensively: a constant threat for steals and a strong man-to-man stopper. Pass-first as a playmaker. Long and well-sized at point guard but plays even bigger thanks to great hands and hustle. Draws a lot of fouls. Excels as a rebounder and lane-filler, with good leaping ability. Struggles offensively for stretches due to issues with fundamentals and decision-making. Gets turnover-prone and has a tough time hitting both jumpers and free throws. Must keep improving his offensive skill-set, and would benefit greatly by bulking up his frame for the NBA.
Long Range Potential: Explosive pass-first, 'D'-first true point guard with good tools.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA All-Rookie First Team 2014-15
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