This is inspired by Payton’s #20 jersey when he played high school basketball at Skyline High School. Gary Dwayne Payton Sr. is an American retired professional basketball player. He started at the point guard position. He is best known for his 13-year tenure with the Seattle SuperSonics, and holds Seattle franchise records in points, assists, and steals. He was nicknamed “The Glove” for his excellent defensive abilities.