It's a surprise Steven Adams can still jump high enough to dunk a basketball given the size of the chip on his shoulder.

New Zealand's greatest hoops export continues to blank Basketball New Zealand – refusing to turn out for the Tall Blacks despite BBNZ prostrating themselves at his size 18s.

According to those close to him it's all to do with a grudge dating back years. Let's park that for a minute. If it's not a grudge, the other options are that he's got no balls, or no heart.


No balls? Seems unlikely. Some have naively suggested Adams