Former NBA Player Adreian Payne Murdered in Orlando

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Published on May 10, 2022 - Duration: 01:30s

Former NBA Player Adreian Payne Murdered in Orlando

Former NBA Player Adreian Payne , Murdered in Orlando.

CNN reports that Adreian Payne, a former standout collegiate athlete and professional NBA player.

Was found dead in Orlando in the early hours of May 9.

Payne was 31 years old.

Orange County authorities reportedly responded to shots fired around 1 a.m.

Eastern Time.

The man believed to have shot Payne, identified as Lawrence Dority, was found at the crime scene.

He was then transported to Orange County Police headquarters.

According to authorities, Dority was arrested on charges of First Degree Murder.

Adreian Payne was a standout player at Michigan State for four seasons.

After winning two Big Ten Conference Championships, Payne entered the 2014 NBA draft.

He was selected in the first round by the Atlanta Hawks.

Payne's former collegiate coach, Tom Izzo, was shocked at the players' untimely death.

Iโ€™m in shock at the tragic news of Adreian Payneโ€™s death.

, statement from Tom Izzo, coach Michigan State men's basketball, via CNN.

Our prayers are with his family, teammates and loved ones.

, statement from Tom Izzo, coach Michigan State men's basketball, via CNN


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