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Gary Payton Says Stockton Was Harder To Guard Than Jordan

Gary_Payton_2013Youre going to be hearing a lot about Gary Payton in the week ahead, as hell be inducted into the Hall of Fame as part of the 2013 class on Sunday. And given his place in the game, his comments about those he played against are worth looking at a little more closely.

We all know who the best players are in any given era; personal biases aside, its usually fairly clear who the transcendent players are. (Its LeBron James over everyone right now, in case you were wondering.)

While no one doubts the impact that Michael Jordan had during his playing days, individual matchups with other players can be far less black and white.

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