Payton registered 11 points (5-11 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-2 FT), seven rebounds and four assists across 20 minutes in Wednesday's win over the Pelicans.

Payton was one of three Knicks starters who scored in double digits, and that's a positive sign for him, but Derrick Rose ended up playing more minutes at the point despite coming off the bench. His performance has been a bit uneven, but Payton has now scored in double figures in four straight games. Though he seems entrenched as the Knicks' starting point guard, it's worth noting that he hasn't cracked 30 minutes since early March.

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