STEVEN ADAMS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steven Adams clobbers a ref on the head at the scorer's table

The Oklahoma City Thunder expect 7-foot, 255-pound center Steven Adams to play with a physical edge, and the New Zealander almost always does.And any big man who battles in the trenches night after night knows he has to learn the art of working over the refs if he's going to get some whistles to go his way. Only Adams on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves gave the phrase...
Via Fox Sports
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Has Steven Adams Lived Up To The Hype?

On July 27, 2013, the Oklahoma City Thunder selected Steven Adams with the 12th overall pick. Adams was a big investment for OKC, who acquired the lottery pick from Houston as a part of the James Harden trade.Two seasons later, Adams has become the Thunder's starting center, thanks to quality rim protection and a sharp competitive edge. Let's take a look at whether or not Adams...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Thunder center Steven Adams wishes himself a happy birthday after everyone forgets

Happy Birthday, Steven Adams! The Oklahoma City Thunder center turned 21 on Sunday. To bad nobody remembered. At least, that's what Adams thought. The 7-footer from New Zealand took to Twitter to wish himself a happy birthday, and then responded to his own tweet. It is interesting to note, the official Thunder twitter page did not wish him a Happy B-Day until 5:55 p.m. EST, one minute...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Adams wishes himself Happy Birthday on Twitter

For those of you who didn’t already figure out from the title of the post, Oklahoma City Thunder big man Steven Adams is celebrating his birthday today as he turned 21 years of age. Earlier today, Adams decided to wish himself a Happy Birthday on his Twitter account: On behalf of my followers, Happy birthday @RealStevenAdams — Steven Adams (@RealStevenAdams) July 20, 2014 A...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Adams doesn’t understand dislike of meat pies in Vine video

After a full season in the NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams showed off his potential to be a factor in the Western Conference. Earlier this week, Adams made a trip back to his native home of New Zealand (specifically Wellington) for some rest and relaxation. During an interview with OneNews, he was asked a question about New Zealand’s native meat pies and the below...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Adams says biggest NBA surprise was Thunder’s private plane

After an interesting rookie year with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Steven Adams will provide some future toughness for his team as they continue to chase for a title. During his exit interview today, Adams was asked about his biggest surprise in the NBA and he provided the below answer that was noted by Darnell Mayberry of the Oklahoman: Adams said his biggest surprise in the NBA is...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Adams Expected To Become Rugby Player, Instead Becomes An NBA Agitator

Steven Adams has become one of the NBA's most infamous agitators in his rookie season. Adams was the 12th overall selection in the 2013 NBA Draft out of Pittsburgh by the Oklahoma City Thunder. Adams grew up in New Zealand and was an unknown basketball talent until Ken McFadden discovered him and told Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon about him. “I just played it by ear,” said Adams...
Via RealGM
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Adams steps up with career-high 5 blocks (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder backup center Steven Adams picked a great time to step up his defensive game, coming off the bench with a career-high 5 blocks in Thursday night's Game 6 against Memphis. The Thunder beat the Memphis Grizzlies 104-84 to tie their Western Conference first round playoff series at 3 games apiece and force the deciding seventh game at home on Saturday.Video via...
Via Holdout Sports
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder's Steven Adams back in lineup in win over Grizzlies

The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday by the score of 113-107. The win snapped a three-game losing streak and moved the Thunder to 44-15, first in the Northwest Division. Center Steven Adams started at center, despite having flu-like symptoms. Adams had seven points, five rebounds and two blocked shots, in 25 minutes. Keith Allison via Wikimedia...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Thunder C left hanging by opponent, shakes own hand

Oklahoma City Thunder rookie center Steven Adams tried to exercise a little sportsmanship Thursday night as his team’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers wound down to the final buzzer. He reached out to shake hands with Clippers center Byron Mullens, who completely rejected him. After being left hanging by Mullens, Adams came up with a novel way to deal with the rejection:...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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