Beyond The Basketball Court: Michigan State’s Adreian Payne Has A Big Heart

While many people are still trying to figure where they went wrong with their college bracket challenge, a more relevant story circulating around the internet is the relationship between Michigan State’s star player, Adreian Payne and 8 year old Lacey Holsworth. The two met two years ago on a hospital visit from the Michigan State basketball team and coach Tom Izzo. According to the Huffington Post, Lacey Holsworth suffers from neuroblastoma. Since their visit, however, the two have kept in contact everyday according to multiple reports!

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Product of Society salutes Adreian Payne, it’s good to see athletes using their  talents to help others despite the rigor of their schedules. The importance of community service is clearly shown through this story and the relationship between Adreian and Lacey. Best of luck to young Lacey and Adreian Payne, we’ll keep both of you all in our prayers.