Mark Payne (basketball)

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Mark Payne
No. 11 – Champagne Châlons-Reims
Position Guard / Forward
League LNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1988-06-17) June 17, 1988 (age 29)
Lubbock, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school St. Mary's (Stockton, California)
College UC Davis (2006–2011)
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present
Career history
2011 Axarquía
2011–2012 Unicaja Málaga
2012–2013 Panionios
2013–2014 PAOK
2014–2015 Champagne Châlons-Reims
2015–2016 Limoges CSP
2016–present Champagne Châlons-Reims
Career highlights and awards

Mark Christopher Payne (born June 17, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Champagne Châlons-Reims of the LNB Pro A. He is left-handed, 6'8" (2.03 m) tall, and he can play as either a shooting guard-small forward, or as a point guard-point forward.

College career[edit]

After playing high school basketball at St. Mary's, in Stockton, California, Payne played college basketball at the University of California, Davis, with the UC Davis Aggies.

Professional career[edit]

Payne began his pro career in 2011, with the Spanish Second Division club Axarquía. He moved to the Spanish First Division club Málaga during the 2011-12 season. He signed with the Greek League club, Panionios, in the summer of 2012.[1] In September 2013, he signed with PAOK Thessaloniki for the 2013–14 season.[2]

In June 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Chalons-Reims of the French LNB Pro A.[3] On June 30, 2015, he signed a two-year deal with Limoges CSP.[4]


  1. ^ Mark Payne inks with Panionios.
  2. ^ "PAOK THESSALONIKI adds forward Payne". Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Mark Payne signs with Chalons-Reims". 25 June 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Limoges adds Payne, Wojciechowski". June 30, 2015. Retrieved June 30, 2015. 

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