Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo recorded the best game of his NBA career in Tuesday’s overtime victory vs. the Atlanta Hawks.
The former Kentucky Wildcat finished with a career-high 30 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high 11 assists.
At 22 years and 145 days old, Adebayo is the youngest player in Heat history to record a triple double. He’s also the first Miami player since LeBron James in 2013 to register a 30-point triple double.
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Bam Adebayo becomes the youngest Heat player to record a triple-double at 22 years and 145 days old, breaking the mark previously held by Dwyane Wade (22-348).
He’s also the 4th player in Heat history with a 30-point triple-double and the 1st since LeBron James in 2013. pic.twitter.com/r3JjHieF89
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Following the game, Adebayo dedicated the performance to his mother.
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