Why you should listen: Tuck and O’Neill talk to Magic rookie Point Guard Elfrid Payton about the process of how he ended up from being drafted by the 76ers despite never have spoken to the 76ers even when he got drafted to finding out that he was to traded the Orlando Magic on Draft night. ” It was so suprising because I hadn’t work out for Philly.”Payton told Tuck and O’Neill about being shocked to being drafted by the 76ers. Payton never spoke to anyone from the 76ers and told Jerry and Mike that he found out he was traded to the Magic when he checked his phone after being taken to a backroom after finishing talking to the media about playing for the 76ers.
Payton also talked about going to Louisiana-Lafayette and playing for the United States under 19 team where he played with Aaron Gordon and won a gold medal at world championships last year. Payton also talked about what he learned at ULL as well as some of the point guards he models his game after in the NBA. Payton also discussed playing in the NCAA Tournament this past year and playing against Creighton and more.
Elfrid Payton on Tuck and O’Neill : June 27, 2014
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