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Adams' big night helps Thunder win tourney

Published: 1:19PM Saturday July 13, 2013 Source: ONE Sport

The Oklahoma Thunder have officially signed Kiwi Steve Adams to a professional contract with the franchise, after selecting him with the 12th overall pick in the NBA draft.

The team made the announcement on their website. The terms of the deal were not made public.

Adams' draft selection came after he played 32 games for the University of Pittsburgh where he average 7.2 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2 blocks in 23.4 minutes per game.

Seen as a long term project by the Thunder, Adams has nevertheless made an immediate and significant impact on the team's summer league side, helping the Thunder win the Orlando Pro Summer League overnight with an 85-77 win over the Houston Rockets.

Adams scored 10 points on three of four shooting and was four from five in free throws. He also picked up nine rebounds and had one blocked shot in 26 minutes on court.

It's also been a great final day of the tournament for former Breaker Cedric Jackson, who dished out 11 assists for the Miami Heat in his side's win over the Detroit Pistons.