January 15th in an NBA regular season that ended today
, The Blazers defeated the Lone Ranger 136-119.
In an interview after the game, Billups praised Payton Jr.’s defensive performance. He said: “He is like a bug that can bite people. He will always follow you.”
In this campaign, Payton Jr. made 4 of 5 shots, 2 of 2 three-pointers, 10 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists and 4 steals.