9 Feb 2015

Adams injured in OKC win

12:00 pm on 9 February 2015

The New Zealand basketballer Steven Adams may be in doubt for this weekend's NBA All-Star weekend after suffering a hand injury in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 131-108 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Steven Adams in action for OKC

Steven Adams in action for OKC Photo: PHOTOSPORT

Adams was forced from the court in the second quarter after hurting his right hand as he was fouled.

He returned briefly to take his free throws left-handed, making one of two, but was subbed out and did not return.

The second-year centre has been named to represent the international team in the Rising Stars Challenge at the All-Star weekend in New York City.

The Thunder moved to a winning record of 26-25 to boost their playoff hopes.

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