Corye Payton (196 cm, Wilmington´12) has been named as a new player on the roster at Al Arabi in the Kuwaiti Division 1. The American joins fellow newcomer Sergo Atuashvili (223 cm) at the club. Last season was Payton´s first in professional Basketball and the guard spent it playing for MBK Banik Handlova (Slovakia, Extraliga). Over eighteen games in his debut season he managed averages of 9.7 points and 2.6 rebounds per game.
Corye Payton spent the 2011/2012 season with Wilmington for his last season in NCAA Basketball. Over the campaign he offered solid averages of 18.1 points and 5.0 rebounds per game from 26 appearances.