Adreian Payne RumorsAll NBA Players
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:215 lbs. / 97.5 kg.
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:215 lbs. / 97.5 kg.
Chris Vivlamore: Coach Mike Budenholzer says roster flexibility and depth at bigs reason for Payne trade. Said nothing else is imminient. “This deal and this opportunity was done based on its own merits. There is nothing imminent.” #ATLHawks
Chris Vivlamore: From T’Wolves: Flip Saunders says he talked to MSU coach Tom Izzo a lot about Payne over the last week. #ATLHawks
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has acquired forward/center Adreian Payne from Atlanta for a protected future first round draft pick.
Darren Wolfson: Re: Payne – Will say Flip has seen him in person a ton. Knows Izzo well. So has the full lowdown. #twolves
“We are extremely excited to welcome Adreian to Minnesota,” said Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders. “Adreian fits the mold of a young, athletic and talented player who we believe will fit in well with our young and talented core. We’ve liked him for a while and look forward to seeing him grow with us in a Wolves uniform.”
Brian Windhorst: The Hawks are sending rookie Adreian Payne to the Timberwolves for a 2017 lottery-protected first round pick.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Minnesota will likely send a 2017 first-round pick to Atlanta in the Adreian Payne deal, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
The Atlanta Hawks have recalled forward/center Adreian Payne from the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by Head Coach Mike Budenholzer.
Chris Vivlamore: Hawks assignees John Jenkins (Idaho) and Adreian Payne (Austin) both playing D-League games tonight. #ATLHawks
The Atlanta Hawks have assigned guard John Jenkins to the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League, and forward/center Adreian Payne to the Austin Spurs, both pursuant to the flexible assignment rule, it was announced today by Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. Jenkins has played in five games with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants this season, averaging 19.4 points and 3.8 rebounds in 23.8 minutes (.594 FG%, 1.000 FT%). In 11 total games (six starts) with Austin and Fort Wayne, Payne has compiled 13.4 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 28.4 minutes (.452 FG%, .759 FT%).
Chris Vivlamore: Hawks have assigned John Jenkins and Adreian Payne to D-League. Jenkins to Idaho. Payne to Austin. #ATLHawks
Chris Vivlamore: Hawks make D-League assignment for John Jenkins and Adreian Payne official. #ATLHawks
The Hawks intend to send John Jenkins and Adreian Payne on an NBA Development League assignment Friday. The move will give the little-used players needed game action. Jenkins and Payne will be assigned to Fort Wayne, the Hawks’ D-League affiliate. The Mad Ants play six games in 10 days beginning Friday. Both are expected to travel Thursday evening.
The Atlanta Hawks have recalled rookie forward/center Adreian Payne from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. Payne appeared in two games with the Mad Ants (at Erie on 11/21 and 11/22), averaging 12.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 blocks in 31.1 minutes. In last night’s contest, he totaled 17 points, 13 rebounds (five on the offensive glass), two assists and two blocks in 31 minutes (4-9 FGs, 9-11 FTs).
The Atlanta Hawks have assigned rookie forward/center Adreian Payne to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. He was Atlanta’s first-round pick (15th overall) in 2014. The Mad Ants’ next two games are Friday and Saturday night at Erie.
Adreian Payne will get a chance to play. The Hawks will send the first-round draft pick to the NBA Development League this weekend for pair of games with Fort Wayne. Payne has not played this season. He has been inactive in nine of the Hawks’ 10 games. He missed the first five games with plantar fasciitis in this left foot. “I’m looking forward to it,” Payne told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution following practice Thursday. “It’s a great opportunity for me to go out and get some game reps and get ready to get back with my team. We’ve got a lot of players. We are deep. It’s just a process that you’ve got to go through. I’m willing to do it because I want to get better. I don’t see anything bad coming out of it.”
Hawks rookie Adreian Payne was inactive for the fourth straight game Saturday as he continues to battle plantar fasciitis in his left foot. The forward/center has yet to play a game this season. Coach Mike Budenholzer said there was no new update on Payne’s condition or status.