Bam Adebayo

Born Jul 18, 1997
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Bam Bam

Bam Adebayo is the American Professional Basketball Player for the National Basketball Association’s Miami Heat (NBA). He played the Kentucky Wildcats College Basketball until the heat picked his 14th overall selection in the NBA draft for 2017. In the 2019-20 season, he was nominated NBA All-Star and elected NBA All-Defensive II. In Pinetown, North Carolina, Adebayo attended Northside High School. He scored 32.2 points as a junior and 21 rebounds per game. Over the season, Adebayo and his 2016 five-star colleague Dennis Smith Jr have joined his Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) team and Team Loaded North Carolina. On Adidas Uprising Circuit, he averaged 15.0 points and ten rebounds per game. Later in the summer, Adebayo was in the top 100 camps in the NBPA, and in the game, Under Armour Elite 24 was named MVP.

Adebayo was classified as one of the top 5-star recipients in high school in the class of 2016. In secondary school, he was ranked No five and No two in strength. Adebayo took part in Kentucky University on November 17, 2015. He joined Malik Monk, Aaron Fox, and Wenjen Gabriel, a fellow Franciscans. On June 22, 2017, the Miami Heat NBA draft 2017 drafted Adebayo with the XIVth overall pick. He signed his rookie scale heat contract on July 1 and joined the NBA Summer League team in 2017. Adebayo was in 69 Heat games and scored 6.9 points in his rookie season and 5.5 rebounds per game. On December 7, 2018, Adebayo won the Phoenix Suns by 22 points and ten rebounds. In his 118-94 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, he scored 18 points on December 28. Both 82 matches were performed by Adebayo, with an average of 8.9 points and 7.3 rebounds per game.

Adebayo signed the five-year extension of the Heat deal on November 28, 2020. In his first three-fold triple of the season, Adebayo won Sacramento Kings on February 18, 2021, with 16 points, 12 rebounds, and ten supports. Teammate Jimmy Butler posted 13 points, ten rebounds, and 13 assists, which made them the first pair in the League’s history to record triples more than once in the same contest.

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