Monetary subtleties weren’t given yet the long term expansion is accounted for to be worth $50 million.

He additionally gets a $3 million exchange reward.

The arrangements goes through the 2022-23 season and is completely ensured.

The 2.11m focus has played his whole long term vocation at OKC, who have chosen to empty most of their crew.

He will connect up with power forward Zion Williamson at the Pelicans, he was the main draft pick a year ago.

The Pelicans additionally have Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball in their setup.

The Pelicans have made the end of the season games only once over the most recent five years.

Adams showed up in 530 vocation ordinary season games with the Thunder, holding profession midpoints of 9.8 focuses on .589 shooting, 7.6 bounce back, 1.2 helps, 0.9 takes and 1.0 squares.

The New Zealand local showed up in 63 games in 2019-20, averaging 10.9 focuses on .592 shooting, 9.3 bounce back, 2.3 helps and 1.1 squares.

Chosen twelfth in general out of the University of Pittsburgh in the 2013 NBA Draft, Adams positions fifth unsurpassed in OKC/Seattle establishment history in squares (531) and first in field objective rate.

Adams was a piece of a four group exchange including the New Orleans Pelicans, Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks, and Oklahoma City Thunder.

The Pelicans obtained Steven Adams (through Oklahoma City) and Eric Bledsoe (by means of Milwaukee), just as two future initially round draft picks from Milwaukee and the option to trade two extra initially round picks with the Bucks. In return, Milwaukee has gained Jrue Holiday and the draft rights to Sam Merrill, the 60th pick in the 2020 NBA Draft (by means of New Orleans); Denver has procured the draft rights to R.J. Hampton, the 24th in general pick in the 2020 NBA Draft (through Milwaukee); and Oklahoma City has procured a future initially round draft pick (by means of Denver), George Hill (through Milwaukee), Zylan Cheatham, Josh Gray, Darius Miller and Kenrich Williams (through New Orleans) just as two second round draft picks from the Pelicans (2023 through Washington, 2024 by means of Charlotte).

“Steven Adams and Eric Bledsoe are not just savagely serious and headed to prevail at the most elevated levels, they are demonstrated champs with a group first attitude,” said Pelicans chief David Griffin.

“As we keep on working toward the maintainable achievement our possession requests and our fans so lavishly merit, we are thankful to have the option to do as such with such top notch partners and individuals.”

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