I'm sure he thinks he's discovered a "cool" trademark, with that mate of hair hanging in front of his face.
If I were the owner of that team, he'd either cut that ridiculous looking thing hanging in front of his face or be gone.
If I remember properly, he and his high school vars team made a vow not to cut their hair until they won a high school championship. They didn't win it so he never cut his hair. I actually think it's cool. Sort of like a momento of his former teammates. Maybe he'll cut it if he gets a ring?
Lol I'd let him grow it out, it's just hair.
If it's hindering his game, and I'm paying him...it's gone or he is.
He's a professional basketball, he has a responsibility to the organization that pays him to be the best he can be. This isn't the MTV awards, the hair looks dumb.
The tweet was a joke. I don't feel like Payton would deliberately play with something that's genuinely hurting his game. If he feels it's a legitimate hindrance I think he'd cut it.
Aesthetically I'm indifferent to it. Would I let my hair get that wild? Nah, but this is a league where players have tattoos on their faces, gang tattoos on their necks, and wear Russell Westbrook outfits. Not that I think any of those are problems, but when considering the totality of the "NBA look", his hair really isn't too far out there.