Warriors’ Gary Payton II reacts to returning from injury in Game 2 of NBA Finals

Although he was technically considered available in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics, Gary Payton II’s highly-anticipated return from injury was put on hold until Game 2 on Sunday night at San Francisco’s Chase Center. With 5:30 remaining in the first quarter of Game 2, Payton II checked into the game […]

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Steve Kerr explains Gary Payton II’s usage in Game 1 of NBA Finals vs. Celtics

Prior to Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics, the Golden State Warriors welcomed the return of a trio of injured players. After missing time due to different injuries, Andre Iguodala, Otto Porter Jr. and Gary Payton II during the playoffs were considered available in Game 1 against the Celtics on Thursday […]

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Injury Report: Andre Iguodala, Gary Payton II and Otto Porter Jr. questionable for Game 1 vs. Celtics

With the stage for the highly-anticipated NBA Finals set, the Golden State Warriors are just waiting on the status of three key injured rotational pieces for Game 1. During Golden State’s run to the postseason, Andre Iguodala, Gary Payton II and Otto Porter Jr. have all missed time due to different injuries. After practicing on […]

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Gary Payton II, Otto Porter Jr., Andre Iguodala full participants in practice on Tuesday

Before the NBA Finals gets underway, there will be a lot of attention on the group of injured players for the Golden State Warriors. During the Warriors’ postseason run, Otto Porter Jr., Andre Iguodala and Gary Payton II have all missed time due to different injuries. With the start of the Finals looming, the Warriors […]

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Report: Warriors’ Gary Payton II (elbow fracture) expected to return for NBA Finals

After punching a ticket to the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors will get multiple days off as they await the winner of the Eastern Conference finals between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat. As the Warriors prepare for their trip to the NBA Finals, attention will turn to the recoveries of Andre Iguodala, Otto […]

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Warriors provide injury updates for Andre Iguodala and Gary Payton II

The Golden State Warriors are set to be without a pair of key players for the next stretch of playoff games against the Memphis Grizzlies and potentially beyond. On Thursday, the Warriors provided injury updates for Andre Iguodala (neck) and Gary Payton II (elbow). After missing the last three postseason games due to a disc injury in his neck, […]

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NBA Twitter reacts to Gary Payton II suffering fractured left elbow after foul from Dillon Brooks

With tensions already high on Tuesday night in Game 2, Memphis Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks was ejected in the first quarter of Game 2 after being assessed a flagrant two for an ugly foul on Golden State Warriors guard Gary Payton II. Brooks swatted Payton II across the head from behind on a fastbreak layup […]

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Injury Report: Warriors’ Gary Payton II fractures left elbow after Dillon Brooks foul in Game 2

Following a hard foul from Memphis Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks in the first quarter of Game 2, Golden State Warriors guard Gary Payton II appeared to suffer an injury. Brooks clubbed Payton II from behind as he soared to the bucket for a fastbreak layup. Following the flagrant two foul, Payton II tumbled hard to […]

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Watch: Grizzlies’ Dillon Brooks ejected after rough foul on Gary Payton II in Game 2

After Draymond Green was ejected following a questionable flagrant two foul call in Game 1, it didn’t take long for things to get chippy between the Memphis Grizzlies and Golden State Warriors in Game 2 on Tuesday night. On a fast break, Gary Payton II’s layup attempt was interrupted by an ugly foul from behind […]

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Gary Payton II to start in Game 1 vs. Grizzlies, Jordan Poole to come off bench for Warriors

After eliminating the Denver Nuggets in five games in the first round, the Golden State Warriors will opt for a different starting lineup to open round two against the Memphis Grizzlies. The Warriors will break up the trio of Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Jordan Poole in the starting lineup and start Gary Payton II […]

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