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ELFRID
PAYTON

Phoenix • 2020-21
Jul. 7, 2017 - Payton exploded in the second half last season, to the tune of an elite fantasy level. Nope, not a joke. Can he continue it, and develop his game further this year? The Magic did not draft a point guard, so perhaps they believe in him after all. Or maybe F Jonathan Isaac was too appetizing to pass up. In either case, Payton must have been relieved to see that his playing time is safe. You can expect big things to continue this year. He needs to work on his inconsistent play in order to become a leader for the Magic. (@I_am_DanHan)

Position: G
Height: 6'4
Weight: 185
Age: 27.7

G
6'4", 185lbs
27.7

 2020-21 Summary

▶ Season
▶ Last 5
▶ Last 10
▶ Last 20

GP
MPG
PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
SPG
FPPG
FPPM

63
23.6
10.1
3.4
3.2
0.1
0.7
17.2
0.73

 2020-21 Game Log

Primary Stats
Secondary Stats

 Date
Game
Matchup
MIN
PTS
REB
AST
BLK
STL
FP
FPPM

 May. 16 5/16
Game 72
BOS @ NYKvs. BOS
13.8
0
4
1
0
0
1.0
0.07

 May. 15 5/15
Game 71
CHA @ NYKvs. CHA
12.4
2
2
2
0
0
7.0
0.56

 May. 13 5/13
Game 70
SAS @ NYKvs. SAS
12.7
0
1
2
0
0
1.5
0.12

 May. 11 5/11
Game 69
NYK @ LAL@ LAL
13.8
2
1
1
0
1
5.0
0.36

 May. 9 5/9
Game 68
NYK @ LAC@ LAC
15.6
2
2
3
0
0
8.5
0.54

 May. 7 5/7
Game 67
NYK @ PHO@ PHO
17.6
5
2
3
0
0
10.0
0.57

 May. 5 5/5
Game 66
NYK @ DEN@ DEN
16.5
6
6
2
0
1
10.0
0.61

 May. 3 5/3
Game 65
NYK @ MEM@ MEM
17.9
10
5
2
0
2
19.0
1.06

 May. 2 5/2
Game 64
NYK @ HOU@ HOU
13.7
7
0
1
0
2
11.0
0.80

 Apr. 28 4/28
Game 63
CHI @ NYKvs. CHI
22.0
9
1
5
0
0
15.5
0.70

 Apr. 26 4/26
Game 62
PHO @ NYKvs. PHO
14.8
7
4
3
0
1
18.5
1.25

 Apr. 24 4/24
Game 61
TOR @ NYKvs. TOR
14.7
4
2
2
0
0
2.5
0.17

 Apr. 21 4/21
Game 60
ATL @ NYKvs. ATL
17.3
6
3
3
0
3
15.0
0.87

 Apr. 20 4/20
Game 59
CHA @ NYKvs. CHA
18.0
7
1
3
0
0
10.0
0.56

 Apr. 18 4/18
Game 58
NOR @ NYKvs. NOR
19.7
5
1
3
0
2
13.0
0.66

 Apr. 16 4/16
Game 57
NYK @ DAL@ DAL
23.2
6
7
6
0
0
20.0
0.86

 Apr. 14 4/14
Game 56
NYK @ NOR@ NOR
19.9
11
7
4
0
0
23.5
1.18

 Apr. 12 4/12
Game 55
LAL @ NYKvs. LAL
27.3
20
3
2
0
1
24.5
0.90

 Apr. 11 4/11
Game 54
TOR @ NYKvs. TOR
17.0
11
4
3
0
0
19.0
1.12

 Apr. 9 4/9
Game 53
MEM @ NYKvs. MEM
15.2
12
0
0
0
1
11.0
0.72

 Apr. 7 4/7
Game 52
NYK @ BOS@ BOS
21.5
8
2
4
0
0
11.5
0.53

 Apr. 5 4/5
Game 51
NYK @ BKL@ BKL
21.9
8
1
1
0
1
11.0
0.50

 Apr. 3 4/3
Game 50
NYK @ DET@ DET
24.7
11
6
9
1
2
36.0
1.46

 Apr. 2 4/2
Game 49
DAL @ NYKvs. DAL
13.8
6
4
1
0
0
11.0
0.80

 Mar. 31 3/31
Game 48
NYK @ MIN@ MIN
27.6
17
5
3
0
2
25.0
0.91

 Mar. 29 3/29
Game 47
MIA @ NYKvs. MIA
19.3
5
2
1
1
0
10.0
0.52

 Mar. 27 3/27
Game 46
NYK @ MIL@ MIL
15.0
9
1
4
0
1
16.0
1.07

 Mar. 25 3/25
Game 45
WAS @ NYKvs. WAS
21.0
8
4
0
0
1
6.0
0.29

 Mar. 23 3/23
Game 44
WAS @ NYKvs. WAS
20.8
7
5
4
0
3
24.0
1.15

 Mar. 11 3/11
Game 38
NYK @ MIL@ MIL
24.2
10
5
3
0
0
17.0
0.70

 Mar. 4 3/4
Game 37
DET @ NYKvs. DET
35.4
20
6
4
1
4
38.0
1.07

 Feb. 25 2/25
Game 33
SAC @ NYKvs. SAC
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
0.0
0.00

 Feb. 23 2/23
Game 32
GSW @ NYKvs. GSW
33.6
20
3
4
0
0
25.0
0.74

 Feb. 21 2/21
Game 31
MIN @ NYKvs. MIN
31.6
11
1
7
0
0
22.5
0.71

 Feb. 17 2/17
Game 30
NYK @ ORL@ ORL
23.1
13
3
5
0
0
20.5
0.89

 Feb. 15 2/15
Game 29
ATL @ NYKvs. ATL
24.4
12
7
1
0
1
20.0
0.82

 Feb. 13 2/13
Game 28
HOU @ NYKvs. HOU
21.8
15
2
3
0
1
22.0
1.01

 Feb. 12 2/12
Game 27
NYK @ WAS@ WAS
23.4
12
3
2
0
1
18.0
0.77

 Feb. 9 2/9
Game 26
NYK @ MIA@ MIA
26.6
18
5
4
0
0
24.0
0.90

 Feb. 7 2/7
Game 25
MIA @ NYKvs. MIA
30.7
7
2
5
0
2
16.0
0.52

 Feb. 6 2/6
Game 24
POR @ NYKvs. POR
35.3
22
7
4
1
0
31.5
0.89

 Feb. 3 2/3
Game 23
NYK @ CHI@ CHI
34.7
20
8
4
1
0
33.5
0.97

 Feb. 1 2/1
Game 22
NYK @ CHI@ CHI
17.7
5
2
0
0
1
5.0
0.28

 Jan. 31 1/31
Game 21
LAC @ NYKvs. LAC
20.7
10
3
3
0
0
16.5
0.80

 Jan. 29 1/29
Game 20
CLE @ NYKvs. CLE
23.1
2
1
3
0
1
6.0
0.26

 Jan. 26 1/26
Game 19
NYK @ UTA@ UTA
21.4
4
2
2
0
0
5.0
0.23

 Jan. 24 1/24
Game 18
NYK @ POR@ POR
24.0
8
3
2
0
1
14.0
0.58

 Jan. 22 1/22
Game 17
NYK @ SAC@ SAC
31.1
7
3
3
1
0
14.0
0.45

 Jan. 21 1/21
Game 16
NYK @ GSW@ GSW
37.3
15
2
5
0
1
21.0
0.56

 Jan. 18 1/18
Game 15
ORL @ NYKvs. ORL
33.2
12
2
4
0
2
24.0
0.72

 Jan. 17 1/17
Game 14
NYK @ BOS@ BOS
23.2
9
4
3
1
1
18.0
0.78

 Jan. 15 1/15
Game 13
NYK @ CLE@ CLE
20.5
9
3
0
0
0
6.5
0.32

 Jan. 13 1/13
Game 12
BKL @ NYKvs. BKL
32.5
7
6
4
0
0
14.5
0.45

 Jan. 11 1/11
Game 11
NYK @ CHA@ CHA
30.7
15
6
4
0
2
27.0
0.88

 Jan. 10 1/10
Game 10
DEN @ NYKvs. DEN
32.2
12
3
5
0
1
21.0
0.65

 Jan. 8 1/8
Game 9
OKL @ NYKvs. OKL
30.6
16
6
1
0
0
18.0
0.59

 Jan. 6 1/6
Game 8
UTA @ NYKvs. UTA
42.3
22
2
8
0
1
38.5
0.91

 Jan. 4 1/4
Game 7
NYK @ ATL@ ATL
28.5
14
3
5
2
0
23.0
0.81

 Jan. 2 1/2
Game 6
NYK @ IND@ IND
33.7
19
8
5
0
0
29.0
0.86

 Dec. 31 12/31
Game 5
NYK @ TOR@ TOR
23.4
14
3
4
0
1
21.5
0.92

 Dec. 29 12/29
Game 4
NYK @ CLE@ CLE
35.6
14
8
7
0
0
24.5
0.69

 Dec. 27 12/27
Game 3
MIL @ NYKvs. MIL
29.3
27
3
7
0
1
39.5
1.35

 Dec. 26 12/26
Game 2
PHI @ NYKvs. PHI
18.2
0
3
1
0
0
2.0
0.11

 Dec. 23 12/23
Game 1
NYK @ IND@ IND
22.2
7
2
3
0
1
8.5
0.38

 Dec. 18 12/18
Pre.
CLE @ NYKvs. CLE
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
0.0
0.00

 Dec. 16 12/16
Pre.
CLE @ NYKvs. CLE
25.2
5
2
7
1
1
17.0
0.67

 Dec. 13 12/13
Pre.
NYK @ DET@ DET
17.7
4
2
2
0
1
7.5
0.42

 Dec. 11 12/11
Pre.
NYK @ DET@ DET
27.3
10
6
7
0
1
25.0
0.92

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 Career Stats

▶ Basic
▶ More
▶ Attempts
▶ Percents

Year
Team
GP
MPG
PPG
RPG
APG
FPPG
FPPM

ORL
82
30.3
8.9
4.3
6.5
24.9
0.82

ORL
73
29.4
10.7
3.6
6.4
24.2
0.82

ORL
82
29.4
12.8
4.7
6.5
28.0
0.95

ORL
63
28.7
12.7
4.3
6.2
26.8
0.93

NOP
42
29.8
10.6
5.2
7.6
28.1
0.94

NYK
45
27.7
10.0
4.7
7.2
27.9
1.01

NYK
63
23.6
10.1
3.4
3.2
17.2
0.73

 2020-21 Splits

▶ Monthly
▶ Role
▶ Playing Time

 
GP
MPG
PPG
RPG
APG
BPG
SPG
FPPG
FPPM

Oct.
0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0

Nov.
0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0

Dec.
5
25.7
12.4
3.8
4.4
0.0
0.6
19.2
0.75

Jan.
16
29.1
11.3
3.6
3.6
0.3
0.6
18.5
0.64

Feb.
11
27.5
14.1
3.9
3.5
0.2
0.5
21.6
0.79

Mar.
7
23.3
10.9
4.0
2.7
0.3
1.6
19.4
0.83

Apr.
15
19.4
8.7
3.1
3.3
0.1
0.7
16.1
0.83

OND
5
25.7
12.4
3.8
4.4
0.0
0.6
19.2
0.75

JFMA
49
24.9
11.1
3.6
3.3
0.2
0.8
18.6
0.75

2020-21 Position Index

API
Liberal
Standard
Conservative

1-5
PG
PG
PG

GFC
G
G
G

PWB
P
P
P
Minute Distribution
97%

PG
3%

SG
0%

SF
0%

PF
0%

C
Basketball Reference Position Estimate Data: Jun. 19, 2021

Contract Information

2021-22: $1,669,178
Total Owed: $1,669,178
Contract Data: Keith Smith

Player Information

Draft: 10th Pick (Rd. 1), 2014
Birthday: Feb. 22, 1994
Nationality: United States

Fantasy Trends

218.9
ADP
30
Own%
19%
Hype

25
Fans
1
Haters

Latest News

Ian Begley
On ESPN conference call, Mark Jackson noted people mocked his recent comment that NYK will miss Elfrid Payton. 'No matter what you want to say, he had a successful season (w/NYK) competing & being part of a group that changed the culture.' Jackson also cited 'competitive spirit.'
 2 days ago • Read on Twitter
Marc Berman
Jeff Van Gundy said on ESPN conference call Knicks lost some “important members” of last season’s cast, naming Reggie Bullock. Mentions “health” was terrific last season, believes could easily have a lower seed. Mark Jackson invokes missing Elfrid Payton.
 2 days ago • Read on Twitter
Valley of the Suns
Anyone else not sold on Elfrid Payton? These three free agent options would have made better additions. (via @dylanyoung45) t.co
 3 days ago • Read on Twitter
NBA
🏀 FINAL SCORE THREAD 🏀 Devin Booker and the @Suns top Portland! #NBAPreseason Elfrid Payton: 8 PTS, 8 REB, 9 AST, 4 STL t.co
 4 days ago • Read on Twitter
The Bright Side
Suns Player Previews: Elfrid Payton returns to the Valley (via @MatthewLissy) t.co t.co
 09/05 06:37 pm • Read on Twitter
Tommy Beer
the really crazy part.... Elfrid Payton was paid $8.5 million in 2019-20 by the Knicks. Kemba Walker will be paid $8.7 million in 2021-22 by the Knicks.
 08/13 07:42 pm • Read on Twitter
The Bright Side
COTS2: Inside the Suns - Topics: Is Stix a keeper? Thad Young or Larry Nance Jr? Is Elfrid Payton a good pick up? t.co
 08/13 02:00 pm • Read on Twitter
Hoops Rumors
Elfrid Payton is officially a Sun: t.co
 08/11 12:36 am • Read on Twitter
Sportando
Elfrid Payton agrees to 1-year deal with Phoenix Suns t.co
 08/10 05:50 pm • Read on Twitter
Kurt Helin
Report: Suns sign Elfrid Payton to be third point guard t.co
 08/10 01:41 am • Read on Twitter