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Bam Adebayo

USA BASKETBALL NOTES:

  • Named on Feb. 10, 2020, a finalist for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team. 
  • Participated in the 2019 USA Basketball Men’s World Cup Training camp August 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Played on the victorious USA Blue Team (National) in the 2019 USA Blue-USA White exhibition game on Aug. 9 in Las Vegas, recorded 3 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals in 10:45 of action.
  • Named to the 2019 USA Basketball Men’s World Cup Training camp roster on August 1, 2019.
  • Selected for the 2016 Junior National Select Team that competed against a World Select Team in the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit, however, he withdrew and did not participate.
  • Attended the 2012 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team minicamp that was held Oct. 5-7 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

NBA MILESTONES:

  • Ranked 4th among all NBA rookies in 2017-18 in field goal percentage, 6th in rebounds per game and 9th in block shots per game.
  • Recorded 41 block shots as a rookie, the fourth most all-time by a Miami Heat rookie.

NBA HONORS:

  • Named a 2019 NBA All-Star and played for Team Giannis Antetokounmpo.

NBA NOTES:

  • Completed in 2018-19 his 2nd NBA season with the Miami Heat.
  • In 2018-19, appeared in all 82 games, started 28 games, averaged 23.3 minutes, 8.9 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 0.8 blocked shots a game.  Shot 57.6 percent from the field and 73.5 percent from the foul line.
  • Was the only Heat player to appear in all 82 games in 2018-19.  

  • Ranked among NBA leaders in total rebounds (29th), offensive rebounds (tied-31st), defensive rebounds (32nd), rebounds per game (40th) and block shots (40th).

  • In 2017-18, appeared in 69 games, started 19 games, averaged 19.8 minutes, 6.9 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 0.6 blocked shots a game.  Shot 51.2 percent from the field and 72.1 percent from the foul line.
  • Ranked among NBA rookie leaders in field goal percentage (4th), rebounds per game (6th) and block shots per game (9th).

  • Drafted in the first round (14th overall) of the 2017 NBA Draft by Miami Heat. Became an early entry candidate after one collegiate season at the University of Kentucky.
     

COLLEGIATE NOTES:

  • Attended the University of Kentucky for one season (2016-17).
  • Was the only Kentucky player to start all 38 games in 206-17.  Averaged 13.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots a game. Shot a team-best 59.9 percent from the field. 
  • Ranked 2nd in the SEC in offensive rebounds per game, 3rd in rebounds per game and 7th in blocked shots per game.
  • Ranked 8th among all NCAA Division I freshmen  in rebounds per game … 
  • Named 2016-17 All-Southeastern Conference first team and SEC All-Freshman Team. Twice selected SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 27 and March 6).
  • Named to the 2017 SEC All-Tournament Team after helping lead the Wildcats to the SEC Tournament championship.
  • Dunked a remarkable 101 shots this season, surpassing Anthony Davis’ John Calipari era record of 92.
  • Was one of three Kentucky players drafted in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft joining De’Aaron Fox and Malik Monk.

PERSONAL NOTES:

  • Full name is Edrice Femi Adebayo but goes by the nickname “Bam” which was given to him at the age of one after flipping over a table while watching The Flintstones in a manner that resembled one of the characters, BammBamm Rubble.
  • Son of Mariyln Blount and John Adebayo.
  • Attended Northside High School in Pinetown, N.C. As a junior, he averaged 32.2 points and 21 rebounds a game. 
  • Transferred after his junior season to High Point Christian Academy in High Point, N.C.  As a senior, averaged 18.9 points per game, 13.0 rebounds per game, 1.4 blocks per game and 1.5 assist per game, and led the Cougars to a NCISAA state championship game.
  • Named a McDonald’s All-American and participated in the Jordan Brand Classic game.
  • Named 2016 North Carolina Mr. Basketball, North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year and All-USA Boys Basketball second team. 

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2019 MNTX 1/0 11/11.0 1-  1 1.000 0-  0 .--- 1-  2 .500 2/  2.0 3/  3.0 1 0 2

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