Payne averaged 12.5 points and seven rebounds while starting all six games for the Hawks’ Las Vegas summer league team this month.
Holding onto restricted free agent forward Greg Monroe may be an expensive endeavor for the Detroit Pistons.
The Atlanta Hawks are putting themselves in position to be very active when the free-agent market opens Tuesday.
The Atlanta Hawks drafted the power forward Adreian Payne from Michigan State University Thursday night. During the event Payne wore colors in honor of 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth who died of cancer in April.
The Atlanta Hawks have selected Michigan State power forward Adreian Payne with the 15th overall pick of the NBA draft.
Mike Scott rediscovered his shooting touch when Atlanta needed it most.
The Pacers got tired of talking trash.
Monroe finished with 21 points and 13 rebounds and Drummond had 19 points and 17 rebounds for the Pistons, who were eliminated from playoff contention when the Hawks won Sunday at Indiana.
Andre Drummond had 20 points and 11 rebounds and Kyle Singler made a pair of big 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter to lead the Detroit Pistons over the Atlanta Hawks 115-107 on Friday night.
Be advised that the Detroit @ Atlanta game, postponed due to severe weather on January 29, has been rescheduled for Phillips Arena on Tuesday, April 8, at 7:30 PM.