|Jan. 27 6:43 PM PT7:43 PM MT8:43 PM CT9:43 PM ET2:43 GMT10:43 7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST6:43 UAE (+1)03:4321:43 ET8:43 PM CTNaN:� - The Orlando Magic have waived Payne, the latest fallout from a crisis at Michigan State. Magic coach Frank Vogel confirmed the move Saturday, declining further comment other than to wish Payne well.
Analysis: Payne was part of an ESPN report detailing sexual assault allegations against former Spartans. The 6-foot-10 forward was drafted No. 15 overall in 2014 by Atlanta out of Michigan State and was traded during his rookie season to Minnesota. The Magic signed him to a two-way contract last August. He played just five games for Orlando in the NBA and spent much of the season with its G League team. Payne has averaged 4 points and 2.9 rebounds over 107 NBA games.
|Dec. 23 6:21 PM PT7:21 PM MT8:21 PM CT9:21 PM ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST6:21 UAE (+1)03:2121:21 ET8:21 PM CTNaN:� - Adreian Payne scored seven points Saturday, going 3 of 4 from the field, as the Orlando Magic fell to the Washington Wizards 130-103. Payne pulled down five rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -21 in his 19:40 on the floor. Payne went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.|
|Dec. 22 7:21 PM PT8:21 PM MT9:21 PM CT10:21 PM ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST7:21 UAE (+1)04:2122:21 ET9:21 PM CTNaN:� - Adreian Payne scored four points Friday on 1-of-3 shooting as the Orlando Magic fell to the New Orleans Pelicans 111-97. Payne pulled down two rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -2 in his 13:59 of playing time.|
|Dec. 20 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET3:56 GMT11:56 8:56 PM MST10:56 PM EST7:56 UAE (+1)04:5622:56 ET9:56 PM CTNaN:� - Adreian Payne scored 10 points Wednesday on 3-of-3 shooting as the Orlando Magic fell to the Chicago Bulls 112-94. Payne grabbed two rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +10 in his 6:24 on the floor. He tacked on one steal. Payne went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.|
|Dec. 13 6:34 PM PT7:34 PM MT8:34 PM CT9:34 PM ET2:34 GMT10:34 7:34 PM MST9:34 PM EST6:34 UAE (+1)03:3421:34 ET8:34 PM CTNaN:� - Adreian Payne went scoreless Wednesday as the Orlando Magic fell to the Los Angeles Clippers 106-95. Payne did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 0:58 on the floor.|
|Oct. 4 3:43 PM PT4:43 PM MT5:43 PM CT6:43 PM ET22:43 GMT6:43 3:43 PM MST5:43 PM EST2:43 UAE (+1)00:4318:43 ET5:43 PM CTNaN:� - Payne (hand) will be available to make his season debut Wednesday, though it's unclear if he will become part of the rotation.
Analysis: Payne, who signed a two-way contract with the Magic on Aug. 21, fractured the fourth metacarpal of his left hand in practice in October.