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- What does Payne do for a living?
- Who are Payne’s parents and siblings?
- What are Payne’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Payne married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Payne have any children?
- Where is Payne now?
- How tall is Payne?
- How much money does Payne earn?
- What is Payne’s net worth?
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Who is Adreian Payne?
Adreian DeAngelo Payne was a notable professional American basketball player. He played for the Atlanta Hawks, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Orlando Magic in the NBA (National Basketball Association). Besides professional play, he played college basketball for the Michigan Stae Spartans.
He played high school basketball for Jefferson High School. As a senior, he posted averages of 15.6 points, 11.3 rebounds, and 4.0 blocks. He tooled Jefereson as a senior to a Division IV state championship and a 19-5 record. Because of his exemplary performance, the Dayton Daily News named him first-team All-Area. And we named a fourth-team Parade All-American.
How Old Is Adreian Payne?
He was 31 years at the time of his death on May 9, 2022. Having been born on February 19, 1991, in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. Payne shared his birthdate with celebrities such as; Millie Bobby Brown, Victoria Justice, Twan Kuyper, Royalty Johnson, Cole Allison, and many more.
Adreian Payne Family
Who are Adreian Payne’s Parents?
He was born to Thomas Payne (Father) and Gloria Lewis (Mother)
Does Adreian Payne have Siblings?
According to news on the internet, it shows that he was brought up together with his brothers. However, there is no information on the internet regarding his brother’s names and whereabouts.
Adreian Payne Education
He received his high school education at Jefferson High School. And his college education at Michigan Stae University.
Adreian Payne Marital Status
He has a girlfriend by the name of Shanessa.
Adreian Payne Kids
He had three kids with her girlfriend Shanessa. A son by the name of Tristan and two daughters by the name of Tahlia and Tyana.
Adreian Payne Career
A College Career
While at college as a freshman, he averaged 2.5 points and 2.4 rebounds per game playing in 34 games. But in his freshman year, he was diagnosed with permanently reduced lung capacity, an ailment that affected his stamina. He led his team the Spartans in his sophomore season in blocks (39) and finished in the Big 10. Overall in his sophomore season, in 37 games (36 starts), he averaged7.0 points and 4.2 rebounds per game. In addition, he was an Academic All-Big Ten selection.
His college performance went on to succeed as he led the Big Ten in free-throw percentage (.848) as a junior and blocked a total of 46 shots. In 36 games (24 starts), he averaged 10.5 points and 7.6 rebounds in 25.6 minutes per game. Moreover, he was named to the Second Team All-Big Ten, along with Michigan Stae teammates Gary Harris and Keith Appling. Coming to his senior season, he was on the preseason Naismith and Wooden Award watchlists. He was selected to the preseason Third Team All-America by CBS Sports. In addition, he was named twice Big Ten Player of the Week. However, because of an ankle injury, Payne missed seven games.
A Professional Career
A Career with the Atlanta Hawks (2014 to 2015)
In the 2014 NBA draft, he was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 15th overall pick on June 26, 2014. He went on and signed his rookie contract with the Hawks on July 25, after averaging 12.5 points and 7.0 rebounds during the 2014 NBA Summer League. After 5 preseason games for the Hawks, he was ruled out for the start of the regular season because of plantar fasciitis in his left foot.
And because of his injury, he missed the first ten games of the season. Upon his return on November 20, he was assigned to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. The Hawks recalled him on November 23, reassigned him on November 28, then recalled him again on December 6. He was again reassigned on December 9, but then again recalled on December 22 going on to make his long-awaited NBA debut four days later against the Milwaukee Bucks. However, in 13 minutes of action, he recorded 2 points and 3 rebounds as the Hawks lost 107-77.
A Career with the Minnesota Timberwolves 2015 to 2017
Payne was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 10, 2015, in exchange for a protected future first-round pick. While starting in place of Kevin Garnett, on March 9, 2015, he had a season-best game with 16 points and 15 rebounds in an 89-76 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. The Timberwolves on October 21, 2015, exercised their third-year team option on Payne’s rookie scale contact thus extending the contract through the 2016-17 season. Using the flexible assignment rule, on January 25, 2016, he was assigned to the Erie BayHawks the D-League affiliate of the Orlando Magic. On February 1, he was recalled by the Timberwolves. Payne was ruled out indefinitely on February 7, 2017, with a blood condition having been treated for low platelet counts. He returned to action in late March.
A Career with the Orlando Magic 2017 to 2018
He signed a two-way contract with the Orlando Magic on August 21, 2017. Under the agreements of the deal, he spent the majority of the 2017-18 season with Magic’s NBA G League affiliate Lakeland Magic. He was relinquished by Orlando on January 26, 2018, when his name surfaced in an alleged sexual assault dating back to his freshman year in college.
A Career at Panathinaikos in 2018
Payne signed with the Panathinaikos of the Greek Basketball League on February 5, 2018, for the remainder of the 2017-18 season. His best game was against Spanish club Valencia, where he recorded 12 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 17 minutes. In 8 games played, he finished the regular season averaging 3.5 points and 4 rebounds.
A Career at Nanjing Tongxi Monkey King 2018 to 2019
He started the 2018-19 season with the Nanjing Tongxi Monkey King of the Chinese Basketball Association. During his time here, he averaged 16.9 points and 8.6 rebounds per game.
A Career return to Panathinaikos in 2019
He and Panathinaikos on January 12, 2019, reached an agreement that would bring the player back to Greece for a second time with the EuroLeague club. Panathinaikos on January 13, 2019, signed the center to a deal for the remainder of the season. Payne helped the Panathinaikos BC on February 17, 2019, to win the Greek Basketball Cup title against PAOK BC (79-73). On March 13, 2019, he was released.
A Career at ASVEL 2019 to 2020
ASVEL Basket of the French LNB Pro A announced on March 19, 2019, that they had signed Payne. With ASVEL, he won the 2019 Pro A championship as well as the French cup that year.
A Career at Ormanspor in 2021
He signed with OGM Ormanspor of the Turkish Basketbol Super Ligi (BSL) on February 25, 2021.
A Career at Juventus 2021 to 2022
He signed with the Juventus Utena of the Lithuanian Basketball League in December 2021. While at Juventus, he averaged 8.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 1.1 steals per game. On February 17, 2022, he parted ways with the team.
Adreian Payne Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body he stood at a height of 6ft 8inches (2.08m) and a weight of 108kg (238lbs)
Adreian Payne’s Salary and Net Worth
He had an annual base salary of $1.939 million and an estimated net worth of over $5 million.