Missing the point: The Glove doesn't get enough love
Originally Published: November 16, 2007By John Hollinger | ESPN Insider
So what gives? Why the difference in perception about Payton's place in history? Let me explore a couple reasons:
Stephen Dunn /Getty ImagesHe may not have gotten much attention from fans, but GP's opponents sure noticed him.
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- Durant out vs. Wolves with sprained big toe
- Report: Curry highlights 3-point contestants
- Kobe will have surgery on torn rotator cuff
- Crawford's hot shooting fuels Clips' comeback
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
PAYTON RETIREMENT WATCH
Gary Payton says his NBA playing days are pretty much over, which means it's time to pay tribute to one of the greatest and most underrated point guards of all time.
Commentary• Adande: Is Gary Payton hanging 'em up?
• Hollinger: The Glove doesn't get enough love
• Special Dime: Top 10 PGs of all time
Sportsnation• Vote: Greatest Sonic ever?
• Share your favorite GP moments