27 Dec 2014

Adams shoulders load as OKC win at San Antonio

8:25 am on 27 December 2014

Rotorua basketballer Steven Adams scored his fourth double-double of the NBA season as his Oklahoma City Thunder beat the defending champion San Antonio Spurs 114-106 on their own court on Christmas Day in the USA.

Steven Adams in action for OKC

Steven Adams in action for OKC Photo: PHOTOSPORT

Adams scored 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, while Thunder team-mate Russell Westbrook again led all scorers, the star guard's 34 points also coming with 11 assists for his own double-double.

Oklahoma forward Kevin Durant missed his fourth consecutive game because of a sprained right ankle.