Steven Adams




POSTSEASON 31.4 64.3 0 36.4 8 6.8 1.4 1.8
CAREER STATS 23.7 56.8 0 57.1 7.5 6.4 0.8 1


7 ft0 in

/ 2.13m


255 lbs

/ 115.7kg


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0041600165 OKC HOU GM5 RECAP

James Harden scores 34 as the Rockets take Game 5, 105-99 for a 4-1 series win despite Russell Westbrook putting up 47 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists.

0041600165 OKC HOU gibson layup 3q

The Thunder share the ball around the pain and it eventually ends with an easy layup for Taj Gibson.

0041600164 HOU OKC RECAP

James Harden and Nene combine for 44 points as the Houston Rockets grab a commanding 3-1 series lead over OKC.

0041600164 OKC westbrook clutch three Q4

Steven Adams misses his second free throw, grabs the rebound and finds Russell Westbrook for the deep three.

0041600164 HOU Harden shoves Adams Q3

James Harden shoves Steven Adams after missing a shot inside the paint.

0041600164 OKC Adams fast break dunk Q3

Taj Gibson steals the ball and gives it to Russell Westbrook who sprints down the court and finds Steven Adams for the fast break dunk.

0041600164 OKC westbrook rebound assist Q2

Russell Westbrook grabs the defensive rebound and drives the length of the court to find Steven Adams for the layup.

0041600164 OKC westbrook fast break layup Q1

Andre Roberson saves a Steven Adams deflection and finds Russell Westbrook who goes coast-to-coast to finish the fast break layup.

0041600164 OKC adams dunk Q1

Russell Westbrook finds Steven Adams who finishes with the one-handed slam.

0041600163 hou okc recap

Russell Westbrook scores 32 points, grabs 13 rebounds and dishes out 11 assists as the Thunder defeat the Rockets, 115-113.

0041600163 vo okc adams tipin 4q

Russell Westbrook misses the three-pointer but Steven Adams is at the rim and tips it in.

0041600162 OKC HOU roberson adams 1q dunk

Steven Adams finds Andre Roberson driving down the lane for the one-handed hammer.

0041600161 okc hou recap

James Harden records 37 points and nine assists, Patrick Beverly adds a double-double as the Rockets defeat the Thunder in Game 1.

0041600161 okc hou roberson 3pt 3q

Steven Adams sets the big pick on Patrick Beverly and Andre Roberson knocks down the 3-pointer off the pass from Russell Westbrook.

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0021601225 den okc RECAP

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0021601225 den okc adams alley-oop 2nd

Russell Westbrook throws the lob to Steven Adams, who catches it and slams it down with one hand.

0021601225 den okc westbrook adams alley 1st

Russell Westbrook drives and lobs the alley-oop pass to Steven Adams, who slams it down with authority.


Professional History

Appeared in 231 games (167 starts) and averaged 6.2 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 21.6 minutes

Appeared in 80 games (80 starts) and averaged 7.9 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 25.2 minutes.

Established new career-highs in points (636), rebounds (533), blocks (89), steals (42) and minutes (2014). Tied his career-high with 17 points at San Antonio (4/12). Scored 12 points and 11 rebounds at Philadelphia (3/18). Matched a scoring career-high with 17 points alongside 10 boards at Portland (1/10). Recorded his first double-double of the season with 11 points and 12 rebounds vs. Portland (12/16). 25 games of double-digit scoring. 12 games of doubledigit rebounds. Nine games with three-plus blocked shots. Six double-doubles. Led team in scoring once and rebounds 11 times. Two games DNP – Right Elbow Strain.

2014-15: Selected to participate in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend for the second consecutive season. Set a career-high for blocked shots with six blocks vs. Houston on 11/16. Blocked multiple shots in three consecutive games from 11/14 to 11/18, a career-best multi-block streak. Secured a then-career-high 15 rebounds alongside 16 points in a win at San Antonio (12/25). Pulled down a career-best 20 rebounds at Washington (1/21). Career-best streak of four consecutive double-doubles from 3/18 to 3/25. Ten double-doubles. Grabbed 10- plus rebounds in 24 games. Scored in double figures 22 times. Missed one game due to a migraine. Missed 11 games due to right hand, fourth metacarpal fracture.
2013-14: Appeared in 81 games (20 starts) and averaged 3.3 points, 4.1 rebounds (9th among NBA rookies) and 0.70 blocks (9th among NBA Rookies) in 14.8 minutes. Named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. Oklahoma City went 11-9 during his 20 starts. On 1/29, named to the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge as part of All-Star Weekend. Registered a blocked shot in 37 games. Recorded first career double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds at Detroit (11/8). Made first career start at LA Clippers (11/13). Scored in double figures three times. Set a career-high with four blocks vs. Memphis (2/3). Set a career-high with six steals at Dallas (3/24). One DNPCoach’s Decision.

Appeared in 36 games (18 starts) and averaged 7.0 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 24.6 minutes.
2016: In 18 games (18 starts), averaging 10.1 points, 9.5 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 30.7 minutes. Recorded nine consecutive games of double-digit rebounds, from Game 5 of the opening round vs. Dallas (4/25) to Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals (5/18). Scored a postseason career-best 16 points with 12 rebounds and two blocks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals (5/16). Notched 16 points (6-of-8 shooting) with 11 boards and two blocks vs. San Antonio on 5/8. Pulled down a playoff career-high 17 rebounds while scoring 12 points in a win at San Antonio on 5/2. Scored 15 points with 10 boards vs. Dallas on 4/25. Six double-doubles.
2014: Appeared in 18 games and averaged 3.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 18.4 minutes. Recorded 10 points (5 of 7 shooting) and 11 rebounds in a career-best 40 minutes during a series-clinching win at the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals.

2012-13 (Freshman): Named to the Big East All- Rookie Team as a freshman. Named Big East Preseason Rookie of the Year. Started in all 32 of his career games played. Ranks first all-time at Pitt in field goal percentage (.571), second in blocked shots (63), and sixth in rebounds for freshman seasons (192). Ranked first on team in rebounds (6.3 rpg) and blocks (2.0 bpg). Ranked fifth on team in scoring with 7.2 points per game. Scored in double figures on six occasions. Scored a career-high 16 points along with 10 rebounds against Bethune Cookman. Grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds along with eight points against Duquesne. Scored 13 points along with 11 rebounds in an NCAA Tournament game against Wichita State. Blocked a career-high five shots against South Florida.

First lottery pick and first-round pick to come out of New Zealand in NBA Draft history. Son of Sid Adams. One of 18 siblings, six of whom played basketball for New Zealand. All of his brothers stand around 6-10 to 6-11 and his sisters 6-5 to 6-6. His half-sister is a 2008 Olympic champion and three-time world champion in the shot put.

Traditional Season Stats

Season2016 80GP 2389MIN 374FGM 655FGA 57.1FG% 03PM 13PA 03P% 157FTM 257FTA 61.1FT% 281OREB 332DREB 613REB 86AST 146TOV 89STL 78BLK 195PF 16DD2 0TD3 905PTS 193+/-

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