US basketball writer reviews Adams' first games with the Pelicans

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 9 Jan 2021, 3:59PM
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US basketball writer reviews Adams' first games with the Pelicans

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 9 Jan 2021, 3:59PM

Steven Adams is already making his mark on his new team New Orleans Pelicans, and this week he managed a career-first achievement.

Adams finished the 111-110 loss with a triple-double, scoring 10 points to go with 11 rebounds and a career-high 10 assists. Coming into the game, Adams' career high in assists was six – a number he set while playing for Oklahoma City last season.

It's the latest in a string of strong performances for Adams since joining the Pelicans this year.

While the season is only eight games deep, Adams has made his mark on his new team across the floor, shooting at a career-best 65 per cent success rate from the field.

Pelicans beat writer Will Guillory for The Athletic New Orleans joined Jason Pine to discuss Adams' first games.

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