Thunder PG Cameron Payne has surgery on broken foot

Ponca City Now - July 26, 2016 10:27 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma City guard Cameron Payne is recovering from surgery to repair a broken bone in his right foot.

The Thunder announced on Monday that Payne broke the fifth metatarsal in his foot, but is expected to be ready for the start of next season.

Payne averaged 5.0 points and 1.9 assists in his rookie season with the Thunder. He was the 14th overall selection in the draft out of Murray State.

Payne was coming off a strong performance in the Orlando Summer League, where he led all scorers with 18.8 points per game and also averaged 4.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists.

The Thunder did not release details on how Payne was injured.

 

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