Steven Adams Out for 3 Weeks Following Right Hand Surgery

by February 09, 2015

The OKC Thunder announced Monday that center Steven Adams had surgery to repair a fracture in his right hand.

Adams, who shot and made a free-throw with his non-injured left hand Sunday, will be out for about three weeks.

From the press release:

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams underwent successful surgery today to address a fracture in the fourth metacarpal of his right hand, Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti announced.


The procedure was performed by Thunder team physicians at McBride Hospital in Oklahoma City. Adams will be re-evaluated in three weeks, at which time a further update will be provided.


In 50 games this season (all starts), Adams is averaging 7.4 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.22 blocks in 24.3 minutes per game. He was recently selected to participate in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge for a second consecutive season as part of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend festivities.