Steven Adams

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Adams in 2017

Steven Funaki Adams (born 20 July 1993) is a New Zealand professional basketball player. He currently plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA).[1] He formerly played for NBA team Oklahoma City Thunder from 2013 to 2020. He also played for the Wellington Saints of the New Zealand National Basketball League in 2011.

Adams was born in Rotorua. He was born to a Tongan mother and an English father. His father, Sid Adams, served in the Royal Navy and later moved to New Zealand. Sid had 18 children with five women. His siblings include champion shot putter Valerie Adams, NBL players Warren and Sid Jr., and para-athlete Lisa Adams.

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  1. "Pelicans acquire Steven Adams, Eric Bledsoe in four-team trade". NBA. 24 November 2020. Retrieved 16 December 2020.

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