Ex-Michigan State forward Adreian Payne signs in Greece
Greek club Panathinaikos announced on Monday that they have signed ex-Michigan State forward Adreian Payne.
Payne was waived by the Orlando Magic two days after an ESPN report that he was accused of sexual assault while at Michigan State. That incident occurred in 2010. Payne was never charged.
A first round pick in 2014, Payne has been on a tw0-way contract with the Magic, although he did not see all that much time this season, playing in just five NBA games.
Payne’s teammate at Michigan State, Keith Appling, was also accused in the incident in 2010, but he is currently in prison on gun charges. Travis Walton was also in the ESPN report, and he has since lost his job as a coach with the Clippers’ G-League affiliate.