Bam Adebayo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Heat May Not Extend Bam Adebayo’s Contract This Summer To Save For The 2020-21 Offseason

    Fadeaway World "It didn’t take long before Bam Adebayo made a name for himself around the Association. He outplayed Hassan Whiteside as the Miami Heat’s closer, forcing them to move Hassan to make room for Bam as the starter for the foreseeable future. Adebayo hasn’t missed a bit..." July 27

  • Bam Adebayo, Kendrick Nunn, Markieff Morris Clear Quarantine

    Hoops Rumors "Three more players have cleared quarantine at the NBA campus and are free to join their respective teams for practices. Heat big man Bam Adebayo, Heat guard Kendrick Nunn, and Lakers forward Markieff Morris have all returned the necessary two negative..." July 24

  • Heat now whole as starters Bam Adebayo, Kendrick Nunn make it to Disney

    Sun Sentinel "All-Star center Bam Adebayo and rookie guard Kendrick Nunn, the only two players that did not travel to Disney World when the team departed on July 8, rejoined the team Tuesday. According to NBA protocols the two now must quarantine for at least 36 hours and must produce a pair of..." July 22

  • Goran Dragic: Bam Adebayo, Kendrick Nunn not with Heat for Friday's practice

    The Score "The Miami Heat were apparently missing a pair of starters in center Bam Adebayo and shooting guard Kendrick Nunn at the team's workout in the NBA's Orlando bubble Friday. "Hopefully, Bam can come and K-Nunn, and we can be a whole team and..." July 10

  • NBA Most Improved Player: Can anyone catch Bam Adebayo?

    The Score "Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo came into the league as a role player and averaged 6.9 points and 3.8 rebounds as a rookie. Two seasons later, he's a generous favorite to win the NBA's Most Improved Player. The 22-year-old is ahead of the pack, but he'll have..." July 06

  • NBA Most Improved Player odds: Don't count out Luka Doncic

    The Score "With only eight games left in the NBA's regular season - which come after a four-month layoff, no less - the season's awards races are mostly locked up. But there's still value in predicting who might seal the deal or steal an award in the final few games in Orlando. No..." June 25

  • Heat's Bam Adebayo: Insurance policy 'ensures' young stars get paid

    Miami Herald "The Miami Heat is one of the 22 teams set to resume their 2019-20 season amid the COVID-19 pandemic in late July at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando. And Heat All-Star center Bam Adebayo is one of the players who is worried about their safety in the Disney..." June 17

  • Heat’s Bam Adebayo worried about licking, sweating when NBA returns

    Heat Nation "While Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo wants to get back on the court to finish the 2019-20 season, he’s expressing some concern about how the personal hygiene of NBA players could be a safety issue. The Associated Press offered comments from..." May 29

  • Heat Could Trade Bam Adebayo, Tyler Herro, and Andre Iguodala To The Wizards For Bradley Beal

    Fadeaway World "Pat Riley has never been one known to stay stagnant. When his Heat needed a boost in 2010, he formed a superteam that went on to win two-straight Championships. After the dynasty fell apart years later, he went to work building another. Today, the Miami Heat have compiled one of the..." May 15

  • Miami Can Send Three Young Players To The Sixers For Joel Embiid

    Fadeaway World "Much has been made about the Philadelphia 76ers’ implosion this season. And while some are still holding out hope for a turnaround, there is no denying the disappointment they’ve been to this point. Since entering the season as Eastern Conference favorites, inconsistency..." May 09

  • Does Bam Adebayo consider himself a ‘Heat lifer?’

    Miami Herald "The summer of 2021 seems far away, especially these days with the 2019-20 NBA season currently on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic. But All-Star center Bam Adebayo was forced to look ahead to 2021 when he was asked this week if he wants to spend his entire NBA career with the..." May 01

  • Bam Adebayo is one of the NBA's fastest-rising stars

    CBS Sports "On the night of December 28th, with 30 seconds to play in overtime and the Heattied with the Sixers 114-114, Bam Adebayo took a major step in his development. Joel Embiid had dominated the game, finishing with 35 points and 11 boards, and it had not been one of..." April 27

  • Community Shootaround: Defensive Player Of The Year

    Hoops Rumors "After exploring hypothetical ballots for 2019/20’s Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year earlier this week, we’re moving on today to a third award, Defensive Player of the Year. Unlike the MVP or Rookie of the Year races, where one or two obvious..." March 26

  • Jimmy Butler: Bam Adebayo a 'Future Max' Contract Player

    SLAM Online "Bam Adebayo is a “future max” contract player, according to Heat teammate Jimmy Butler. Adebayo, 22, is enjoying a breakout season in Miami and earned his first NBA All-Star nod. Bam has rewarded the organization’s faith in him after they traded..." March 11

  • Bam Adebayo wears signed Bradley Beal jersey after game

    Larry Brown Sports "Bam Adebayo was showing love to Bradley Beal after Sunday’s game between the Miami Heat and Washington Wizards. Adebayo got a signed jersey from Beal after Miami’s 100-89 win over Washington. The emerging Heat star said he didn’t have an undershirt and that was why..." March 09

  • Bam Adebayo insists he won’t push Giannis Antetokounmpo to team up

    Clutch Points "Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo won’t serve as a middleman to help his team reel in Giannis Antetokounmpo in free agency, even if they have an agent in common. Antetokounmpo could potentially be up for grabs at the end of the 2020-21 season if he fails to sign a supermax..." March 02

  • Leap Year: Seven players who have taken 'the leap' to superstardom this NBA season "The leap. For some players, it comes sooner than others, but this season has seen a fresh crop of young players emerge as the future faces of the league, making dramatic improvements to not only their individual games, but the overall success of their teams. With this being..." February 29

  • Heat coach Erik Spoelstra claims Bam Adebayo’s ankle injury is ‘manageable’

    Clutch Points "Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo is on the mend from an ankle injury sustained during Monday’s overtime loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, head coach Erik Spoelstra played down the severity of the injury. Per South Florida Sun Sentinel’s Ira Winderman,..." February 28

  • Heat's Bam Adebayo wins NBA Skills Challenge

    SI "Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo can already call himself a champion.  Making his first NBA All-Star Weekend appearance, Adebayo won the Skills Challenge Saturday at United Center in Chicago. He defeated Indiana Pacers All-Star Domantas Sabonis in the final. Afterward, Adebayo..." February 16

  • Bam Adebayo is the fiercest, best NBA player you don't know

    ESPN "TOWARD THE END of Bam Adebayo's freshman year at Northside High School in tiny Pinetown in eastern North Carolina, two teachers, a coach, and a mother gathered in the coach's classroom to discuss how they would wrap their arms around the mother's son -- a raw basketball..." February 13

  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr compares Bam Adebayo to Draymond Green

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr recently noted that he sees quite a bit of similarity in the games of Draymond Green and Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo. Adebayo, now playing in his third NBA season, has become an integral piece of Miami’s..." February 11