Elfrid Payton’s Hair Caused Him To Shoot A 7-Foot Airball!
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Elrid Payton is 6’4″ and about 6’8″ if you count his trademark hair style. The hair style that occasionally blocks his free throws and on Monday night contributed to a 7-foot airball. If that “blocked” shot wasn’t embarrassing enough, he got the ball back and then lost it out of bounds. Payton did make his next shot and finished the game with 17 points on 7-of-15 shooting and 7 assists, so the hair wasn’t an issue.
As much as you might think his hair would be a shooting distraction, Payton is shooting a career-best .507 this season and had a nice five-game stretch near the end of 2017, when he made 41-of-67 shots. This stretch also included a 30 & 10 game against John Wall and the Wizards and 19/8/8 game against the Pistons.
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BARKLEY RIPS PAYTON’S HAIR (3:21)