Bam Adebayo played a major role in the Heat’s win over the Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The 24-year-old center scored 31 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out 6 assists in 42 minutes of play.
He received praised from a Heat legend Chris Bosh who sees huge potential in Adebayo. The two-time NBA champion says that the young center has all the qualities necessary to succeed in the league and he has plenty of room to get even better.
“First off it’s about how good of a person he is, how much he wants to work to be great. I think those are the main aspects contributes he needs as a player and as a person to survive in the league. He’s a competitor, and I mean, just his skill set and he has so much room to grow. He can put the ball on the floor, he can defend, and he just wants to be great. And I think those are the major qualities that great Heat players embody, and he’s going to be the next guy.”
This past season Adebayo averaged 19.1 points, 10.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game for Miami.