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Wednesday Jul 2 | Bellingham Herald

Magic sign Gordon, Payton

The Orlando Magic signed No. 4 overall pick Aaron Gordon and guard Elfrid Payton, the 10th overall pick, on Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

WebWire

Bridge Ministry, Ragin' Cajun basketball team up for HLC mini-clinic

Coach Michael Murphy, director of basketball operations for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's men's team, smiled at the kids from Bridge Ministry of Acadiana and asked a question.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

WBRZ

ULL's Payton picked in 1st Round of NBA Draft

Former Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball standout Elfrid Payton became the third player in school history to be chosen in the first round of the NBA Draft when he was selected on Thursday as the 10th overall pick by the Philadelphia 76er's.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Magic select Aaron Gordon and acquire Elfrid Payton via trade

About the only person who wasn't shocked the Orlando Magic used the fourth pick in Thursday's NBA Draft to pick Arizona forward Aaron Gordon was Gordon himself.

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MSNBC

So who exactly is Elfrid Payton?

There was a point in time when Elfrid Payton was actually an unknown person. He was just another small school point guard who looked like he was destined to wind up in the second round of the NBA Draft, which we all know is more of a graveyard than a sanctuary.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Lake Show Life

Could the Lakers Have A Disappointing Draft?

Mar 21, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Creighton Bluejays forward Doug McDermott drives against Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns guard Elfrid Payton in the first half of a men There seems to be a general consensus about the draft prospects and who the Lakers will pick.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

NBA prospect Elfrid Payton is son of former Baltimore Stallions star

Periodically, Mike Pringle's phone beeps with a text message from a teammate on the Baltimore Stallions' 1995 Canadian Football League champions.

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NOLA.com

Louisiana-Lafayette's Elfrid Payton has emerged as one of the top draft prospects among guards

Within the past few weeks, Louisiana-Lafayette point guard Elfrid Payton has emerged from projections as a late first-round pick to becoming a possible lottery selection in this upcoming Thursday's NBA Draft.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Lake Show Life

Lakers Draft Workout Shootaround

Mar 30, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Michigan Wolverines guard Nik Stauskas shoots against the Kentucky Wildcats in the second half of the finals of the midwest regional of the 2014 NCAA Mens Basketball Championship tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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Orlando Pinstripe Post

NBA Draft 2014: Orlando Magic select Noah Vonleh, Elfrid Payton in new mock

The Orlando Sentinel's first mock Draft has Orlando adding a top shot-blocker and a well-regarded point guard.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

USA Today

Starting Five: Mid-majors with Cinderella potential in 2014-15

Starting Five: Mid-majors with Cinderella potential in 2014-15 USA TODAY Sports examines the best story lines for the 2014-15 college basketball season.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Elfrid Payton could interest the Magic with the 12th overall pick

When Elfrid Payton entered his senior year at John Ehret High School outside New Orleans, he wasn't even the most highly regarded guard on the varsity basketball team.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Lakers bringing back Marcus Smart, Aaron Gordon for NBA draft workout

Former Oklahoma State standout Marcus Smart, considered one of the top 2014 NBA draft prospects, is set to work out again for the Lakers before the draft.

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Sir Charles in Charge

2014 NBA Draft Rumors: Buy or Sell

Mar 20, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns guard Elfrid Payton speaks to the media during a press conference before the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at AT&T Center.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

MSNBC

Former Oklahoma State wing Brian Williams joins Louisiana program

After making 26 starts in 34 games at Oklahoma State last season, 6-foot-5 guard/forward Brian Williams made the decision in early April to leave the program .

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

A Royal Pain

Draft: Sacramento Kings take Elfrid Payton in latest mock draft

Mar 21, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns guard Elfrid Payton drives against Creighton Bluejays guard Grant Gibbs in the first half of a men ESPN NBA Draft expert Chad Ford released his latest mock draft , version 8.0, today.

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Sports Network

(L-R) K.J. McDaniels, Cleanthony Early, Jerami Grant & Elfrid Payton

Kawhi Leonard was drafted 15th overall by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2011 NBA Draft out of San Diego State.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Roundball Mining Company

Prospecting: Point guards with potential

One thing I've learned after years of following the NBA Draft is that as selection day approaches it's always wise to prepare for the unexpected.

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BleacherReport

Elfrid Payton NBA Draft 2014: Highlights, Scouting Report and More

Elfrid Payton used the 2013-14 season to shoot up draft boards after failing to make much of an impression during his high school career or his first two seasons with the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets Draft Profile: Doug McDermott

Mar 21, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Creighton Bluejays forward Doug McDermott drives against Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns guard Elfrid Payton in the first half of a men's college basketball game during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at AT&T Center.

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