Orlando Magic forward Adreian Payne (33) shoots the ball over Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris (5) in the first quarter at Capital One Arena on Dec. 23, 2017. Payne was waived today.  Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The Magic have waived two-way player Adreian Payne, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN tweets. Payne’s name has surfaced in the unfolding Michigan State scandal after an alleged sexual assault.

Payne, a four-year veteran, had played sparingly for Orlando’s big league club, seeing action in just five games for the Magic. In 107 career games he’s averaged 4.2 points and 2.9 rebounds in 13.1 minutes per game.

Earlier today, the Clippers put G League assistant coach Travis Walton on leave of absence due to allegations against him, per Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times.

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