Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo, left, and Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, meet on the court after an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 6, 2023, in Miami.

Miami Warmth heart Bam Adebayo, left, and Los Angeles Lakers ahead LeBron James, proper, meet on the courtroom after an NBA basketball recreation, Monday, Nov. 6, 2023, in Miami. (AP Picture/Lynne Sladky)

Bam Adebayo’s celebration of Miami’s first 20-rebound triple-double turned out to be untimely after an NBA statistical overview took away one of many rebounds he had been credited with in Monday’s 108-107 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

“My first response was ‘That’s a buzzkill,’” Warmth coach Erik Spoelstra stated Wednesday earlier than the Warmth’s recreation towards the Grizzlies in Memphis. “Come on! He was doing a big-muscle exercise on the glass. Let it go.

“Was it a tip, or no matter? That’s 20 rebounds in my e-book.”

On the play in query, Adebayo blocked a shot and the ball in the end landed with teammate Duncan Robinson, who was belatedly credited with the rebound.

“It’s no matter,” Adebayo stated. “I’ve seen plenty of dudes get their stats padded and no one bats a watch. Nevertheless it’s all good.

“I’ll do it once more.”

Adebayo nonetheless completed with a triple-double, however didn’t be part of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Chris Walker, DeMarcus Cousins and Nikola Jokic as the one NBA gamers with 20-rebound triple-doubles.

The league evaluations all statistics throughout and after video games, generally tweaking numbers when it determines that, as an example, a shot initially credited as a three-pointer was truly value two.

“I’m not mad at that,” Adebayo stated. “It’s a part of basketball. I’ve simply obtained to verify I get my twentieth rebound subsequent time.”

Your subscription couldn’t be saved. Please strive once more.

Your subscription has been profitable.

#Bam #Adebayo #denied #uncommon #20rebound #tripledouble #NBA #stat #overview

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *