WATCH: Steven Adams Scores a One-Handed Buzzer Beater From Beyond the Center Line

Published 02/14/2020, 12:36 AM EST


Oklahoma City Thunder big man Steven Adams made a three-pointer from beyond the centerline with absolute ease during the game against New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday.

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Towards the end of the first half of the game, Adams released the ball with his right hand and converted a three-pointer to end the half. The buzzer went off as the shot went in and Adams enjoyed the moment bringing out a small dance move.

Can’t decide what’s more impressive: tossing a basketball one-handed with an effortless flick of the wrist from 70 feet out…..

….or those shimmy skills. 😍 @RealStevenAdams | #ThunderUp pic.twitter.com/ToiifxKjZ1

— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) February 14, 2020

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Fans impressed with Steven Adams

 

Love to see the big man hit one 😂

— Vincent II 🇵🇷 🇺🇸 (@Si_ViNcEnT1) February 14, 2020

Love that!

— Rob McGowan (@BWReddevil) February 14, 2020

Steven Adams is the best quarterback in New Orleans!!! pic.twitter.com/YCKSh9dX3b

— Lior Kozai (@LiorKozai) February 14, 2020

Steven Adams walking into the 3-point contest uninvited pic.twitter.com/8SyhrfHaHa

— Matt (@MattTyrannyNBA) February 14, 2020

STEVEN ADAMS IS THE GREATEST QUARTERBACK OF ALL TIME.

— Brandon Rahbar (@BrandonRahbar) February 14, 2020

As if the Kiwi 3 wasn’t badass enough…. We also get the shimmy?! ⚡️ Steven Adams is a national treasure who must be protected at all costs. #ThunderUp pic.twitter.com/LgbHl50Nei

— 𝕤𝕒𝕣𝕒𝕙 (@OKCorNOWHERE) February 14, 2020

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Adams’ buzzer-beater contributed to three of his 11 points on the night. He also took down 11 rebounds.

By the end of the first half, Oklahoma City had a 10-point lead. They managed to keep the lead as they eventually won by five points. The win took the Oklahoma City Thunder to 33 wins in the season. Heading into the NBA All-Star break, they stand sixth in the Western Conference with a 0.600 record.

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Danilo Gallinari contributed with the highest number of points for the Thunder on Thursday with 29. Meanwhile, Chris Paul registered a double-double with 14 points and 12 assists. He also had eight rebounds to show for.

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