The slide started early and turned into a snowball.
Early in his career, he was primarily known as the guy that danced with Russell Westbrook to hype up the crowd pre-game in his stint with the Thunder.
The location of his birth is Bartlett, Tennessee, United States.
Now Payne has made a name for himself on the biggest of stages, after continually shining throughout the playoffs.
The waived Payne at the age of 24.