Gary Dwyane Payton nicknamed 'The Glove' for his defensive prowess. The Glove was elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2013.
Payton won his first NBA Championship 2006 after nine All-Star appearances, two All-NBA First Team selections and 1996 Defensive Player of the Year.
Gary Payton wore Nike shoes his entire NBA career. Payton's Nike Glove signature shoes began late 1990s. He moved to Jordan Brand 2003, wore Jordans until retiring 2007.