Wednesday Jul 2
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
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.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
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 .
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.
(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.
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.
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.
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.