Adreian Payne Draft Profile

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Hometown Dayton, Ohio
Birthday (Age) 2/18/1991 (23)
Height 6-10
Weight 239
Wingspan 7'4"
Projection First-round Pick

Combine Results

Standing Reach Body Fat No Step Vert Max Vert Bench Press Lane Agility 3/4 Sprint
9'1" 7.6% - -

2013-14 Stats

31 (28.1) 16.4 7.3 (1.5) 1.3 (2.0) 0.9 5.7/8.1 (53.6%) 1.4/3.4 (42.3%) 3.5/4.5 (79.0%)

According To The Experts:


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Potential Strength Defense

“If a defender closes out too aggressively, Payne is capable of attacking the rim off one or two dribbles, either to finish strong at the rim or shoot a pull-up jumper. He hit a very respectable 35% of his off the dribble jumpers this season, and ranked as one of the best “around the basket” finishers in college basketball in the half-court. Payne converted an outstanding 70% of his attempts in these situations, thanks to his big hands, long arms and explosive leaping ability. While not freakishly agile or fast, particularly since he's added weight to his frame, Payne is very quick off his feet and came up with some really impressive finishes in his four years at Michigan State.”

“An explosive big with shooting range to the college 3-point line ... Shot a very impressive 42.3% on 3.4 3-point attempts per game as a college senior ... Payne should be a quality "pick and pop" option in the NBA because of his toughness and shooting stroke ... Very good free throw shooter (about 80% in his final two seasons at MSU).”

“Payne's development shows in the diversity of his offensive role as he saw 27.7% of his offense on post ups, 20% from spot-up attempts, 10.5% in pick and roll spots, 7.8% from put-backs, and 7.2% off of cuts. He also managed to improve his jump shot considerably, which made up 41.8% of his offense and from which he scored 0.92 points per shot, making good progress in his ability to expand his range out to the collegiate three point line.”