Former Kentucky star Bam Adebayo makes Miami Heat history in playoffs
Former Kentucky standout big man Bam Adebayo is now a key part of the Miami Heat, and he’s having quite the season.
On Monday, he made some franchise history as the Heat play their Round 2 playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Per ESPN Stats & Info, Adebayo is the first Heat player to ever post 15 rebounds and 5 assists in back-to-back postseason contests:
Bam Adebayo is the first player in Heat history with 15 rebounds and 5 assists in consecutive playoff games. pic.twitter.com/8m6rQaRCfx
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) September 1, 2020
Adebayo currently has 12 points, 16 rebounds and 6 assists against the Bucks, who are the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.
The 2 squads are locked in a tight battle, with the Heat holding a 1-point lead late in the fourth quarter of Game 1.