Hell, I'm rooting for Payton too. Not to win, obviously, but I want him to play well, win rookie of the year, and get a haircut.
Well technically he is getting around 15 this year but it doesn't count against the cap as much as what he's getting paid.
Don't worry, one season here with injuries and his value will plummet.
I think it comes down to:
Miller, Withey, Young, and Smith
If I had to guess, I would say Smith and Young for now
Any prediction on the inactives for the season opener?
It might make him active, as opposed to inactive. But he aint getting minutes. Thankfully.
Did Witheys game last night do him any favors in getting playing time early in the season?
Literally all of James Harden's Per36 numbers skyrocketed after going from OKC's bench to Houston's starting lineup. And he was now playing against better