Cameron Payne





6 ft3 in

/ 1.9m


185 lbs

/ 83.9kg


Top Assists of the Day, 04/11/2018

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Eric Moreland records a monster double-double with 16 points and 17 rebounds as the Pistons take down the Bulls in the season finale 119-87. Lauri Markkanen scored 20 points for Chicago in the loss.

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Allen Crabbe goes off for 41 points and grabs five rebounds as the Nets top the Bulls 114-105.

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Allen Crabbe posts 20 points and four assists to put the Nets over the Bulls 124-96.

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Jaylen Brown scores 32 points and Greg Monroe adds a triple-double off the bench (19 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists) as the Celtics defeat the Bulls, 111-104.


Cameron Payne throws Lauri Markkanen an alley-oop and Markkanen finishes with a two-handed slam.

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Lauri Markkanen got the Bulls on the right track with 24 points on 8-14 shooting as Chicago beats the Hornets 120-114. Dwight Howard recorded 23 points and 17 rebounds for Charlotte in the loss.

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Cameron Payne uses the show-and-go to distract the defender for an easy layup.

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The Bulls get 23 points out of their rookie Lauri Markkanen and 18 points from Bobby Portis as they beat the Wizards 113-94. Otto Porter Jr. scored 17 points for Washington in the loss.

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Lauri Markannen scores 13 points with eight rebounds, Sean Kilpatrick adds 13 as Chicago takes it, 90-82.

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Cameron Payne lobs it up for Cristiano Felicio to catch and finish at the rim with the power dunk.

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Cameron Payne runs the break and finds Lauri Markkanen for the dunk plus the foul.

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Josh Richardson leads the Heat to a 103-92 victory over the Bulls with 22 points and five rebounds.

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The Houston Rockets record their biggest margin of victory of the season with a 118-86 win over the Chicago Bulls. Eric Gordon finishes with 31 points.

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Anthony Tolliver scores 25 points and Andre Drummond adds 15 points and 20 rebounds as they lead the Pistons to victory over the Bulls 117-95.

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Jerian Grant swings the ball to the corner to Noah Vonleh who drives baseline and throws it down.

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The Bucks run away with a 118-105 win against the Bulls with Shabazz Muhammad coming off the bench and scoring a season-high 21 points and grabbing five rebounds.

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Cameron Payne runs inside and banks the and-one floating layup.

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The Denver Nuggets dominated the Chicago Bulls tonight with Paul Millsap having 22 points, eight rebounds and five steals resulting in the score 135-102.

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Cristiano Felicio gets the slam with the alley-oop from Cameron Payne.


Professional History

Appeared in 57 games (one start) and averaged 5.0 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 12.2 minutes.

Made his first NBA start at San Antonio (4/12), scoring a career-best 17 points with seven assists and three rebounds in 40 minutes. Dished out a career-best eight assists vs. New Orleans (2/11). Scored a career-high 16 points (5-6 shooting) in 16 minutes vs. Milwaukee (12/29). Made his NBA debut in the Thunder’s third game of the season vs. Denver (11/1), dishing out three assists and picking up one steal in four minutes. Ten games of double-digit scoring. Led team in scoring once and assists twice. Twenty-two games DNP – Coach’s Decision. Two games DNP – Inactive. One game DNP – Concussion.

2015-16: In two games (two starts) with the Oklahoma City Blue, averaged 23.5 points, 7.0 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals in 34.0 minutes.

In 10 games, averaging 1.8 points and 0.8 assists in 6.4 minutes. Scored his first postseason points by scoring five in six minutes on 4/25 vs. Dallas. Made his NBA postseason debut on 4/21 at Dallas, registering an assist in four minutes of play.

In 69 games at Murray State, averaged 18.5 points, 5.7 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 1.8 steals in 32.4 minutes.
Sophomore (2014-15): Averaged 20.2 points and dished out 6.0 assists to rank 13th and 15th among NCAA Division I players, respectively. Finished first in the Ohio Valley Conference in points and second in both assists and steals. Ranked 34th in the country in steals per game (1.9). Shot 45.6 percent from the field, 78.7 from the line and 37.7 from three-point range. Named the Lute Olson Player of the Year, an award given to the top NCAA player with at least two seasons of experience. Selected as the Ohio Valley Conference MVP. Named an AP All-America Honorable Mention and a CBS Sports Third Team All-American. Selected to the Cousy Award Watch List for the nation’s top point guard and Naismith Trophy Semifinalist for the country’s top player. Finished the year three assists shy of the school’s single-season assist mark (212). Became the second fastest Murray State player to score 1,000 career points, reaching the mark in only 57 games. Helped the Racers to a 29-6 season, which included an OVC championship and a 25-game winning streak (second-longest in the nation). Scored 30+ points on three occasions.
Freshman (2013-14): Averaged 16.8 points, 5.4 assists and 1.7 steals. Ranked 33rd in the nation in assists per game. Named AllOhio Valley Conference First Team and Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year. Earned a MSU record nine OVC Freshman of the Week awards. Selected to the OVC All-Tournament Team. Voted NABC All-District 19 and College Sports Madness Freshman of the Year for the mid-major level. Named Tournament MVP. Shot 40.4 percent from the field, 77.4 from the line and 34.1 percent from three-point range.

Son of Tony and Leshawn Payne. As a high school senior at Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis, was rated the 41st-best point guard in the 2013 recruiting class by Helped lead Lausanne Collegiate to the Tennessee 2A Private School championship. Named Mr. Basketball & Tennessee Sports Writer’s Association All-State. Named to the Memphis Commercial Appeal Best of Preps All-City Team three times.

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