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2014 NBA All-Rookie Team: Steven Adams named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team

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Former Pitt center Steven Adams added some more recognition to his rookie year in the NBA when he was named to the league's All-Rookie Second Team.

Adams, who is contributing heavily this year in the playoffs for the Oklahoma City Thunder, had a modest regular season. He averaged 3.3 points and 4.1 rebounds as a first-year player and while he was effective at times, also saw his playing time fluctuate a bit.

The center barely made the team when it was all said and done, taking the final spot on the second team. Overall, he had nine first-team votes and 47 second-team votes for a total of 65 points. With a total of 125 votes, approximately 45% of the voters placed him on either the first or second squad.

Adams (and no other second team members for that matter) wasn't all that close to making the first team. Tim Hardaway, Jr. had the fewest amount of total points on the first team with 204. Kelly Olynyk was the leading vote-getter on the second team and he only had 119 points.

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