Steven Adams RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rudy Gobert, Steven Adams worth watching as extension deadline nears

    ESPN "With two weeks and change to go before the buzzer sounds on Extension Season for first-round picks from the NBA's Class of 2013 draftees, we've seen only two deals done to this point. Portland's C.J. McCollum (four years, $106 million) and Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo (four years, $100..." October 15

  • Steven Adams leaves Thunder's preseason opener with injury in second quarter

    The Oklahoman "Thunder center Steven Adams left the Thunder's preseason opener against Real Madrid in the second quarter with an apparent ankle injury. Adams looked to roll his right ankle when he landed on another player's foot after scoring a mid-range floater for the Thunder. Adams limped down the court as..." October 03

  • Adams: I ducked KG trash talk by pretending not to speak English

    The Oklahoman "Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett, two of the greatest power forwards to ever play in the NBA, have retired in a span of two months. Thunder center Steven Adams said he learned from both of them. Garnett announced his retirement on Friday after 21 seasons, and while Adams, 23, caught the fiery "KG"..." September 25

  • Thunder journal: How a big Bucks contract could affect Adams, Oladipo

    The Oklahoman "On Monday, the Milwaukee Bucks and do-everything forward Giannis Antetokounmpo agreed to a contract extension worth a reported $100 million over four years. It was a deal that was definitely coming for Antetokoumpo who has blossomed into one of the best young all-around players in the NBA. The..." September 20

  • Steven Adams' logo is a basketball with a mustache

    The Score "Steven Adams is a man with a brand. The Oklahoma City Thunder center has the perfect logo for the basketball camps he's been running over the past few days in his native New Zealand. " August 28

  • Steven Adams brings Roberson, Collison to New Zealand camp (complete with mustache T-shirts)

    The Oklahoman "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..." August 25

  • Steven Adams updates you on his reproductive organs and his hairstyle

    CBS Sports "Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams is one of the most likable athletes in the NBA as far as his interview quotes go. He's plain spoken, funny and brutally honest. He doesn't get caught up in the glamour of being an NBA star, and is always amusing in his observations. The Top Story spoke..." August 17

  • 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