Adreian DeAngleo Payne was an American professional basketball player.
17 Facts About Adreian Payne
Adreian Payne played in the National Basketball Association for the Atlanta Hawks, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Orlando Magic as well as for several European and Asian teams.
Adreian Payne posted averages of 15.6 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.0 blocks as a senior.
Adreian Payne was named to the Second Team All Big Ten, along with Michigan State teammates Keith Appling and Gary Harris.
Adreian Payne was named to the Midseason Wooden Award Top 25 watchlist.
Adreian Payne missed seven games due to an ankle injury.
On June 26,2014, Adreian Payne was selected with the 15th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Atlanta Hawks.
On February 10,2015, Adreian Payne was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for a protected future first-round pick.
On February 7,2017, Adreian Payne was ruled out indefinitely with a blood condition, having been treated for low platelet counts.
Adreian Payne finished the regular season averaging 3.5 points and 4 rebounds a game in a total of eight matches played.
On February 17,2019, Adreian Payne helped Panathinaikos BC to win the Greek Basketball Cup title against PAOK BC.
On February 25,2021, Adreian Payne signed with OGM Ormanspor of the Turkish Basketbol Super Ligi.
In December 2021, Adreian Payne signed with the Juventus Utena of the Lithuanian Basketball League.
Adreian Payne averaged 8.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game.
Adreian Payne parted ways with the team on February 17,2022.
On May 9,2022, Adreian Payne was fatally shot in Orlando, Florida, after he and his girlfriend had travelled to the home of Lawrence Dority in an attempt to prevent a domestic dispute.
Adreian Payne was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.