Gary Payton on the Kevin Calabro Show

Jun 4, 2010, 6:01 PM | Updated: Apr 4, 2011, 7:55 pm

Former Sonic great, Gary Payton, joined Kevin Calabro and Jim Moore to discuss his thoughts on the NBA Finals, among other things. Here’s what he had to say about Kobe Bryant in Game 1:Gary Payton Kobe Bryant

“Kobe has put it in his mind that he’s not going to let the 2008 series reoccur to this year. They did a great job on him in 2008, where they denied him the ball, working Paul Pierce, and then people were just sucking in. I think Boston is not as good of a basketball defensive team as they were then during that time.”

Don’t miss the rest of what the Glove had to say! Listen to the full interview here.

Wyman & Bob

Wyman and Bob

Mariners Carlos Santana...
Brent Stecker

Blowers: Why Santana, Mariners’ veteran presence has been so important

ROOT Sports color commentator and former Mariners 3B Mike Blowers talked about Carlos Santana and the impact of veterans on the young M's players.
4 days ago
Mariners Carlos Santana...
Brent Stecker

Mariners Breakdown: Who will step up to finish off M’s playoff push?

Bob Stelton shares his thoughts on the Mariners needing someone to step up with the lineup ailing, the AL MVP race and much more.
5 days ago
Mariners France Santana Crawford...
Mike Lefko

Lefko: Mariners dealing with weight other wild card hopefuls aren’t

There is an added degree of difficulty, an obstacle unique to the Mariners as they try to end their playoff drought: the weight of expectations.
5 days ago
Mariners Jarred Kelenic...
Brent Stecker

Why Mariners’ Jarred Kelenic could get big help from MLB’s shift rule

The shift will be restricted by MLB in 2023. MLB Network's Jon Morosi explained why it should be good news for the Mariners' Jarred Kelenic.
8 days ago
Mariners George Kirby Logan Gilbert Robbie Ray...
Brandon Gustafson

Morosi: Mariners’ management of pitching staff deserves recognition

The Mariners ' strength this year has been the pitching, and Jon Morosi says the team's management of that group has been great.
9 days ago
Seahawks Shelby Harris...
Brent Stecker

Seahawks Football 101: Vets show rookies how it’s done in Week 1 win

There was a rookie moment for the Seahawks' defense in the first half of Monday's win over the Broncos that a group of vets corrected in the second half.
10 days ago
Gary Payton on the Kevin Calabro Show