Gary Payton To Join AND 1 Live Tour As Head Coach

Gary Payton is returning to basketball—as head coach for the AND1 Live Tour. AND1 will be in Harlem, New York on October 2 for a press conference and basketball clinic at the Dunlevy Millbank Children Center, where The Glove will be introduced as head man. More, from our friends at AND1:

THE AND1 LIVE TOUR will host a press conference and basketball clinic at the Dunlevy Millbank Children Center in Harlem, NY on October 2, 2012. The AND1 Live Tour will be announcing Gary Payton as Head Coach. AND1 LIVE will also announce the partnership with the Milbank Flyer AAU basketball program for the 2012-13 year. The Milbank Flyers boys basketball team is currently ranked 17th in the nation.

Gary Payton, also known as The Glove, is a former NBA point guard. He is best known for his 13-year tenure with the Seattle SuperSonics, and holds Seattle franchise records in points, assists, and steals. He has also played with the Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat, the last with whom he won an NBA Championship.

The press conference will start at 3PM and the basketball clinic will start at 5PM at the Dunlevy Milbank Children Center Gymnasium.

The AND1 LIVE Tour highlights the talents of some of Streetball’s leading stars. The mission of the tour is to showcase their exciting style of basketball throughout the world. Whenever the AND1 LIVE stars visit a community,  their first objective is to inspire the youth to excel in education, and encourage them to stay away from drugs, alcohol and negative behavior.