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Steven Adams
Steven Adams
Position: C
Born: 07/20/93
Height: 7-0 / 2.13
Weight:255 lbs. / 115.7 kg.
Salary: $3,140,517
On Tuesday, Steven Adams brought Thunder teammates, coaches and staff to the Ronald McDonald House in Auckland, New Zealand, to support a charity in his native country. Then, he put them to work. Adams, Nick Collison and Andre Roberson represented the Thunder at the Steven Adams Camps in Auckland this week. The trio was flooded by campers wearing T-shirts with a clever design on the front: the lines of a basketball with Adams’ trademark mustache across the middle. Each shirt also had Adams’ No. 12 on the back.
Steven Adams on why basketball wasn’t always his number one priority: “I didn’t actually like the game at first… I mainly fell in love with the progress; just seeing a little bit of progress made me feel like I had a bit of purpose in my life, as cheesy as that sounds. Because I was in a bad spot and I just didn’t feel like anything. So once I saw myself grow, I just understood that I could grow to be something I wanted to be. And it wasn’t an NBA player; I just kept working and I just wanted to see myself grow every day.”
During the Thunder’s latest playoff run, Steven Adams became a worldwide star. His older sister, Valerie, was already one. Valerie entered the Rio Olympics as a two-time gold medalist in the women’s shot put. She took home silver last week for New Zealand. In an interview with Sky Sport New Zealand, Steven said he’s happy to take a backseat to big sis. “I didn’t really appreciate it as much as I do now,” Steven said. “Witnessing her in that environment just blew me away.
Storyline: Olympic Games
But speaking to media during Team USA’s Olympic press conference in Rio, Durant has no doubt that the Kiwi big man can carry that form into next season. “I am, that’s what made the decision so hard,” Durant told Newshub on leaving Adams and the Thunder. “Steven is going to be great, man. He works hard, he loves the game, and he just had that pure fun and joy. “He’s going to be great for them.”