The sports stories we want to remember from 2014
year-old girl who with a football-sized cancerous tumor in her abdomen, was befriended by Michigan State forward Adreian Payne and the rest of the Spartans basketball team. She took the court with Payne on senior night and helped the Spartans
Hawks recall rookie center Payne from Fort Wayne
ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks have recalled rookie center Adreian Payne from Fort Wayne of the NBA Development League. Forward Mike Muscala was assigned to Fort Wayne. Payne, the team's first
Adreian Payne scores 41 as Michigan State tops Delaware
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Adreian Payne scored a career-high 41 points Thursday to get Michigan State off to a solid start in the NCAA tournament with a 93-78 victory
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games with various injuries. Izzo believed his team could have won the national championship. After Gary Harris and Adreian Payne moved on to the NBA and starting point guard Keith Appling graduated, he's now trying to succeed through depth
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to play." Michigan State is 2-1 in the Champions Classic after beating No. 1 Kentucky 78-74 last Nov. 12. Adreian Payne and Gary Harris - both of whom were lost to the NBA - combined for 35 points while Dawson added eight and nine rebounds
Court Vision: Hawks roll at MSG, complete mini-sweep of Knicks
into the final quarter. After all, Atlanta (2-0 at home) still hasn't lost at Philips Arena and touted rookie Adreian Payne (foot injury) has yet to log an official NBA minute with his new club. As such, if Atlanta can go something like
Ferry: Payne 'fits into the way we want to play'
Hawks general manager Danny Ferry discusses what made them take Michigan State's Adreian Payne with the No. 15 pick in the NBA draft.
Michigan State advances to Elite Eight in nail-biter
Coach Izzo and Adreian Payne on Michigan State's win over Virginia as they advance to the Elite Eight.
Spartans still a threat after losing Harris, Payne
they were eliminated in the Elite Eight by eventual champion Connecticut. Michigan State must replace Gary Harris, Adreian Payne and Keith Appling from that team. If nothing else, the Spartans don't have to feel burdened by the weight of any
Bob Rathbun: Hawks enter season with plenty of optimism, confidence
on the Hawks. They're going to be right up there with the upper echelon in the East. How will the newcomers -- Adreian Payne , Kent Bazemore, Thabo Sefolosha -- fit into the equation? I grade the Hawks' offseason highly because I think