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About Gary Payton
Gary Payton, also known by the nickname "The Glove", is a retired professional American basketball player who enjoyed a successful career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) playing for such teams as the Seattle SuperSonics, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat. He is widely regarded as one of the best point guards in the entire history of the NBA.
He and Monique James got married in 1997. The couple has a number of children together.
In 1996, he won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award, making him the second guard to win that award since Michael Jordan won it in 1988.
In addition to being a member of the United States men's Olympic basketball team that won Gold at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics, he also helped the Miami Heat win the 2006 NBA Finals. In 2013, he received his induction into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
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Gary Payton's Popularity
Gary Payton is a famous American basketball player, who was born on July 23, 1968. As a person born on this date, Gary Payton is listed in our database as the 22nd most popular celebrity for the day (July 23) and the 62nd most popular for the year (1968).
People born on July 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Gary Payton is the 653rd most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Gary Payton's birthday, Gary Payton is the 4457th most famous American and ranks 16th in famous people born in Oakland, California, U.S.
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