Jul 2, 2014
Magic sign Gordon, Payton
The Orlando Magic signed No. 4 overall pick Aaron Gordon and guard Elfrid Payton, the 10th overall pick, on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.