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Throwback to 5 years ago when a young Steven Adams got drafted by Oklahoma City Thunder

Headlines 29/06/2018

5 years ago basketball fans were sceptical after a Kiwi boy was drafted into the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder as the 12th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft.

The fresh-faced Adams was only 19 when he got drafted into the squad and couldn't even legally drink over in the US. 

These commentators were talking about Adams back in 2013 and said: 

This is a big guy who is highly skilled... but it's an interesting pick...

Now, 5 years later in April of this year, a full-bearded, long-haired Steven Adams conducted his exit interview.

We're excited to see Steven Adams killing it in the future!