Nadeen Payne

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

Nadeen Payne
No. 12 – Perth Lynx
Personal information
Born (1993-06-07) 7 June 1993 (age 26)
Townsville, Queensland[1]
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Career information
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2010Australian Institute of Sport
2010–2012Townsville Fire
2012–2014Adelaide Lightning
2015–2016South East Queensland Stars
2016–2019Bendigo Spirit
2019–presentPerth Lynx



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.[2] Payne will re-join the Spirit for a second consecutive season, after signing on for 2017–18.[3] Payne joined the Perth Lynx for the 2019-20 WNBL Season.

National TeamEdit

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.


  1. ^ "Australia: Nadeen Payne Player Profile".
  2. ^ "Nadeen Payne Signed for 2016/2017 Season".
  3. ^ "Payne Train Returns for Spirit".