Bam Adebayo would like to spend his entire career with Heat

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Bam Adebayo completed his fifth season with the Heat. During this time he has become one of the cornerstones of the team and feels very comfortable in Miami.

His teammate Udonis Haslem has spent 19-years with the Heat. He is a rare exception of a player who has a long career and still remains loyal to a single team.

When asked he would like to do the same, Adebayo was affirmative. If it was up to him, the 25-year-old center would stay in Miami for his entire career.

Via Anthony Chiang of Miami Herald:

While some of it is out of Bam Adebayo’s control, he hopes to spend his entire NBA career with the Heat like Udonis Haslem has. “If I could, I would,” said Adebayo, who is due $30.4 million next season in the second year of a five-year, $163 million max contract extension he signed with the Heat in 2020. “Just to have that opportunity to be around this community for my whole career. A lot of the community has seen my grown up. Going from a random 14th draft pick to being a cornerstone in this organization and to become something bigger. It’s just one of those things that’s dope when people grow with you.”

This past season Adebayo averaged 19.1 points, 10.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 32.6 minutes per game for the Heat.

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