Gary Payton http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33310/all en NBA: Payton, Richmond among Hall of Fame nominees http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/nba-payton-richmond-among-hall-fame-nominees <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Nine-time NBA All-Star Gary Payton and six-time NBA All-Star Mitch Richmond were among 12 finalist nominees named on Friday for induction this year into the Basketball Hall of Fame.</p> <p>Payton and Richmond were among six first-time finalists to join the honor shrine at ceremonies on September 8. Finalists need 18 of 24 votes from the honors committee to be among the inductees announced on April 8.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/nba-payton-richmond-among-hall-fame-nominees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gary Payton National Basketball Association National Basketball Association Shooting guards AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:16:02 +0000 5757018 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Payton, Heinsohn and Hardaway named Hall of Fame finalists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/nba-payton-heinsohn-and-hardaway-named-hall-fame-finalists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Ginsburg</p> <p>HOUSTON, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Nine-time NBA All-Star guard Gary Payton, two-time NBA-winning coach Tom Heinsohn and smooth shooting point guard Tim Hardaway were named on Friday among the 12 finalists for induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame.</p> <p>Among those also named as first-time finalists were three-time National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Coach of the Year Sylvia Hatchell, WNBA All-Star guard Dawn Staley and six-time NBA All-Star Mitch Richmond.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/nba-payton-heinsohn-and-hardaway-named-hall-fame-finalists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gary Payton Human Interest National Basketball Association Tom Heinsohn Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 22:15:31 +0000 5757213 at http://www.globalpost.com Basketball: Payton among seven voted into Hall of Fame http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130408/basketball-payton-among-seven-voted-hall-fame <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Nine-time NBA All-Star Gary Payton and four-time NBA All-Star Bernard King were among seven people voted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this year, officials announced on Monday.</p> <p>US college coaching greats Jerry Tarkanian, Guy Lewis and Rick Pitino plus five-time Women's NBA All-Star Dawn Staley and three-time US women's coach of the year Sylvia Hatchell were also voted into the sporting honor roll.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130408/basketball-payton-among-seven-voted-hall-fame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gary Payton National Basketball Association Tom Heinsohn AFP Mon, 08 Apr 2013 18:01:57 +0000 5805798 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Payton, Pitino inducted into Basketball shrine http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/nba-payton-pitino-inducted-basketball-shrine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Nine-time NBA All-Star Gary Payton and college coaching great Rick Pitino were among the class of 2013 inducted Sunday into the Basketball Hall of Fame.</p> <p>Payton, who was also a nine-time NBA All-Defensive Team selection and the 1996 Defensive Player of the Year, spent 17 years in the NBA, playing for Seattle, Milwaukee, the Lakers, Boston and Miami.</p> <p>He averaged 16.3 points and ended his career ranked fourth all-time in steals with 2,445 and eighth in assists with 8,966.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/nba-payton-pitino-inducted-basketball-shrine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gary Payton National Basketball Association Rick Pitino AFP Mon, 09 Sep 2013 03:26:18 +0000 5928104 at http://www.globalpost.com