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Gary Payton on his dad coming to school & slapping him in front of class for acting up

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In this clip, former NBA star guard Gary Payton talked about his upbringing in Oakland, CA, and spoke specifically about the tough love he received from his father.

Gary recounted the way his father refused to give him compliments in order to instill a constant hunger to get better and how much of a disciplinarian he was to the point that other kids in the neighborhood feared him in a similar fashion:

Gary Payton on His Dad Coming to School and Slapping Him in Front of Class for Acting Up (Part 1)
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