Flashback GM: 97 Playoffs Sonics vs Suns (Payton 28pts 14ast)

Published on June 8th, 2012 by Astramskas, David | 669 views

Gary Payton clocks the whole 53 minutes in the legendary “Rex Chapman forces OT with a what the eff three” game and comes up with a nice statline of 28 points (5 threes), 7 rebounds, 14 assists and 2 steals. The Sonics tie the series at 2 and would trash the Phoenix Suns in game 5 to advance. May 1, 1997.

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Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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