Steven Adams RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Steven Adams suffered testicular contusion

    Pro Basketball Talk "When Draymond Green kicked Steven Adams in the groin, it did more than create mass debate about the appropriate punishment. Green hurt Adams badly, it sounds like." May 25

  • Adams says apology from Green wouldn't matter, mulls wearing cup

    The Score "Count the man who was kicked as someone who thinks Draymond Green's legwork Sunday night was intentional. Thunder center Steven Adams told reporters Monday that watching replays of Green's kick to his groin "confirmed" to him that the act was intentional. When asked if an apology from Green..." May 23

  • Kerr backs Green on kick to groin being accident

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he backs the assertion that Draymond Green's kick to the groin of Thunder center Steven Adams during Sunday's Game 3 was an accident. Kerr, in fact, said the flagrant foul 1 Green received after the first-half play should be reversed by the NBA -- as..." May 23

  • Steven Adams apologizes for 'quick little monkeys' comment after Thunder beat Warriors

    USA Today "Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams apologized for his postgame comment that so many found offensive in the wake of a Game 1 win in the Western Conference Finals. Adams, a 22-year-old New Zealander of Tongan and British descent who had 16 points and 12 rebounds in the 108-102 win over..." May 17

  • Steven Adams played through severe migraine, nausea

    The Oklahoman "Steven Adams knows when a migraine headache is coming. He's been getting them since he was 14 years old. “I'll look at you and your face will, like, disappear,” Adams said. The blurry vision is always followed by the nausea. “Start throwing up,” Adams said. “Thumping headache. Feels like..." May 13

  • Adams downplays anger toward fan who grabbed him in Game 2

    The Score "Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams looked quite perturbed for a few moments Monday night when a San Antonio Spurs fan grabbed his arm from the first row in the eventful final seconds of OKC's 98-97 Game 2 win. "They got some passionate fans man," Adams told reporters with a smile..." May 04

  • A fan grabbed Steven Adams' arm during that crazy Thunder-Spurs possession

    USA Today "The ending to Game 2 of Thunder-Spurs was absolutely crazy. That possession had it all, especially terrible officiating. But it also had some fan interference. NBATV pointed out that a San Antonio fan grabbed hold of Steven Adams’ arm during that crazy, final play. Adams fell into the..." May 03

  • Steven Adams explains why he doesn't talk to Tim Duncan

    The Score "Despite being a highly effective option on both ends of the court, Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams is mostly known for being an agitator. Never one to back down from a challenge and always one to impose his physicality upon the opponent, Adams often finds himself entangled in..." April 28

  • Defender and enforcer, Thunder's Steven Adams is also a character

    USA Today "Steven Adams is a character. Perhaps out of a work of fiction. Or a super-hero comic book. Or a documentary on world travel. With his wild, long hair, a world-class villainous mustache and tattoos, the 22-year-old New Zealand native is also the right character for the third-seeded Oklahoma City..." April 21

  • Steven Adams partners with grooming company to develop mustache wax

    News Hub "Kiwi basketballer Steven Adams has partnered with an artisan grooming product company to develop a limited edition facial hair styling wax. Handmade La Conner is releasing just 500 punnets of the wax -- and partnered with the heavily-moustached Oklahoma City Thunder centre after learning that..." April 16

  • Steven Adams gives funny answer to Boban Marjanovic question

    Larry Brown Sports "Steven Adams gave a humorous answer to a question he received about Boban Marjanovic. Adams’ Oklahoma City Thunder defeated Marjanovic’s San Antonio Spurs 111-92 on Saturday, with Adams going for nine points and six rebounds in 27 minutes. Marjanovic had 13 points and six rebounds also in 27..." March 28

  • After holding punch, Cousins knows 'what to expect' from Steven Adams

    Sacramento Bee "After the Kings lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-116 on Monday at Sleep Train Arena, the buzz online wasn’t about the team’s lame defense in their third consecutive loss. Instead, most of the headlines were about center DeMarcus Cousins – again – with some including terms like “hellacious..." March 02

  • Steven Adams won’t play for New Zealand in Olympic Qualifying Tournament

    Pro Basketball Talk "New Zealand already faced an uphill battle to win its Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which also includes France, Turkey and Canada. It’ll be even harder without the NBA’s only active Kiwi, Steven Adams. Basketball New Zealand: Adams has reluctantly made the call that he will not be..." February 23

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Steven Adams will play for the Thunder. No Carmelo Anthony for the Knicks.