Gary Payton Says He 'Could Never Play Basketball in This Soft Era'

Katie Richcreek@BookstoreKatieFeatured ColumnistFebruary 20, 2016

JOHN FROSCHAUER/Associated Press

Gary Payton doesn't think he could have played in this era, but it isn't for any lack of self-confidence.

The Hall of Famer tweeted he could never have played in "this soft era" of basketball, adding that he'd need all of his salary to pay off fines:

JOHN FROSCHAUER/Associated Press

[Gary Payton, h/t theScore]

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