Elfrid Payton deserves recognition for not only sitting at helm of NBA’s best offense centered around Anthony Davis but for blossoming into a solid basketball player

Who knows how different things might be if Elf hadn’t missed 31 games?! Elfrid Payton wasn’t supposed to be a significant difference maker this season for the New Orleans Pelicans. Upon signing a one-year deal for an even $3 million last July, Payton was not penciled in to be the team’s starting point guard. Yet when Rajon Rondo flew the coop unexpectedly to Los Angeles a day later, head coach Alvin Gentry had no choice but to turn to a talented but oft-considered below average player in the league....

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5 months ago, The Bird Writes, New Orleans Pelicans

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