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Adreian Payne: Former NBA player dies in Florida shooting


The dawn of this Monday brought with it sad news for the world of basketball and that is that the American Adrian Payneformer player of Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks and Orlando Magic on the NBAdied in a shooting in Orlando (Florida) at the age of 31.

According to the reconstructions, Payne died from a shooting in Orlando around 1 a.m. local time and was rushed to a nearby hospital, when it was too late to save his life.

The man who shot him was arrested by police and is charged with manslaughter.

mourn his death

It was the American media that confirmed the death of the former basketball player. In addition, some of the teams in which he played PayneThey shared messages of support on social networks, lamenting the sad news.

“The Orlando Magic are saddened to receive the news of the tragic passing of Adrian Payne“, wrote the Florida team in an official note.

Payne played in Orlando in the 2017-2018 season and also wore the jerseys of the Timberwolves and of the Atlanta Hawks on the NBAIn addition to playing in Europe with the Panathinaikos Greek.

“We are shaken by the news of the death of our former player. Our sincere condolences to the family of Adrian Payne“was the statement published by the Greek team.

Also Draymond Greenof the Golden State Warriors and former partner of Payne in michigan stateexpressed his sorrow for the tragic death, as well as the Olympiacoshistoric rival of Panathinaikos.

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