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105. Alvan Adams
Mr. Phoenix Sun.  The team leader in several categories Alvan Adams came from Oklahoma as fourth overall pick in 1975 and made an instant impact.  He led the Suns to the NBA Finals in his rookie year and they almost pulled off an improbable upset of the Celtics. 
A post player who could shoot and had exceptional passing skills, Adams was the new breed of big men who ran the court and did not just set up underneath and wait for the ball to come to them.  His number is retired by both the Sooners and Suns as he spent his entire professional career in Phoenix where he is a legend.


Should Alvan Adams be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 54.5%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 15.2%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 21.2%
No opinion. - 3%
No way! - 6.1%

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A.
  • Eligible Since: Sunday, 01 January 1995
  • Position: Center, Power Forward
  • Played For: Phoenix Suns
  • College: Oklahoma
  • Drafted: 1st Round, 4th Overall in 1975
  • Major Accolades and Awards: NBA Rookie of the Year (1975-76)
    NBA All Star (1) (1976)
    Big Eight Player of the Year (1) (1975)
    Championship Rings: None
  • Other Points of Note: Top Ten Finishes: Free Throw Percentage (1) (1984-85)
    Top Ten Finishes: Assists (1) (1975-76)
    Top Ten Finishes: Assists per Game (1) (1975-76)
    Top Ten Finishes: PER (1) (1975-76)
    Top Ten Finishes: Box Plus/Minus (5) (1975-76, 1976-77, 1978-79, 1979-80 & 1980-81)
    Top Ten Finishes: VORP (2) (1975-76 & 1976-77)
  • Notable All-time Rankings: 40.  Box Plus/Minus: 3.7

Should Alvan Adams be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 54.5%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 15.2%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 21.2%
No opinion. - 3%
No way! - 6.1%

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