MERNAGH: ADAMS WILL BE FINE
Steven Adams is almost 7 feet (6’11″ after checking with his coach).
Steven Adams runs like a deer and rebounds out of his area (he tracked one 17 feet before grabbing it). He has incredible raw instincts defensively, knowing when to keep his feet with his arms straight up, when to jump and when to body his man.
Steven Adams makes hard catches look routine.
Steven Adams threw a 75 foot outlet pass to Myles Davis that led the Xavier bound guard perfectly for a breakaway dunk.
Steven Adams attempts to dunk everything he catches within a foot of the rim.
Steven Adams has a nice stroke on his outside shot.
The things that Steven Adams has to grasp about basketball will be easily taught and learned by a kid with so much enthusiasm for the game.
Steven Adams will be fine.
Plus, he’s quite refreshing to talk to.
Rest easy Pitt fans, the kid can play.