Just for kicks … A look at Steven Adams’ basketball cards

Steven-Adams-1We all know why Oklahoma City’s Steven Adams was in the headlines after Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals (and, if not, it’s on heavy rotation on ESPN just tune in), but the New Zealand-born center just might be a guy on the team whose cardboard could be on the move if the Thunder can dethrone the defending champion Golden State Warriors.


He’s not Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook. The third-year star and former 12th-overall draft pick has a good amount of cardboard available so, just for kicks, let’s take a look at some of his cards …

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Syracuse legend Pearl Washington loses cancer battle at age 52

Dwayne “Pearl” Washington played just three seasons in the NBA, scoring 1,660 points in 194 career games from 1986-89 with the New Jersey Nets and the Miami Heat.

But he was a legend — a college legend.

“There was no better guy and there’s nobody who has meant more to our basketball program than Dwayne Washington,” said Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim.

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