Steven Adams, born on July 20, 1993), his hometown is located in Rotorua, New Zealand. He is a center forward and currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies. Physically strong, has excellent rebounding ability and positioning ability, and has a good offensive ability at the basket.
Location: C (No. 4)
Height: 2.11 meters / 6 feet 11
Weight: 120 kg/265 lbs
Team: Memphis Grizzlies
School: University of Pittsburgh
Draft: 12th pick in the first round of 2013
Nationality: New Zealand
After graduating from Scotts College, he studied in Notre Dame Preparatory Academy in Massachusetts, USA. Although he only studied for one semester, he entered the list of the top 100 high school students selected by ESPN, and ranked No. 6. A college student at the University of Pittsburgh, he was named to the Big East All-Rookie Team. At the University of Pittsburgh, he ranks first among rookies in field goal percentage, second in blocks and sixth in rebounds.
Adams was selected by the Thunder with the 12th pick in the first round of the 2013 NBA draft. In the 2014-15 season, Adams played 70 regular-season games and averaged 7.7 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. On December 20, 2018, Adams scored a large double-double of 20 points and 23 rebounds in the game, the first time in his career and set a new career high in rebounds. The 2019-20 season followed the Thunder to stop in the first round of the Western Conference. In the 2020 offseason, he was traded to the Pelicans, and after August 7, 2021, he was traded to the Grizzlies.