Nadeen Payne

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Nadeen Payne
No. 12 – Bendigo Spirit
Position Guard / Forward
League WNBL
Personal information
Born (1993-06-07) 7 June 1993 (age 23)
Townsville, Queensland
Nationality Australian
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Career information
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2010 Australian Institute of Sport
2010–2012 Townsville Fire
2012–2014 Adelaide Lightning
2015–2016 South East Queensland Stars
2016–present Bendigo Spirit

Nadeen Payne (born 7 June 1993) is an Australian professional basketball player. She currently plays for the Bendigo Spirit in the WNBL.



Payne began her WNBL career with the Australian Institute of Sport. She would then return home and play for her home side, Townsville Fire. This was followed by two seasons with the Adelaide Lightning. After a year away from the game, Payne returned with the new look South East Queensland Stars. After the Stars became defunct, Payne was signed by the Bendigo Spirit for 2016–17. [1]

National Team[edit]

Payne first represented Australia at the 2010 Under-17 World Championship in France where Australia placed seventh. She would once again represent Australia, this time for the Gems at the 2011 Under-19 World Championship in Chile where they narrowly missed out on the bronze medal, placing fourth.