Following his recover from United by mutual agreement this week, a Kings and Adnam struck a understanding for him to join a purple and gold.
Adnam played a essential purpose off a dais for Melbourne final season, putting adult plain numbers to assistance United kick Adelaide in a grand final series.
The 186cm (6’1”), 83kg (183lb) ensure had a career-high 23 points in a second diversion of a 2017/2018 deteriorate and became a fan favourite interjection to his appetite and a relentless attitude.
Adnam will yield a Kings with a clever dais choice behind starting guards Kevin Lisch and Jerome Randle.
After commencement his NBL career in 2013/2014 as a growth actor for a Adelaide 36ers, a 24-year-old has spent a past 3 seasons with Melbourne.
Adnam has also been a standout in SEABL competition, named SEABL Youth Player of a Year in back-to-back years in 2014 and 2015.
He was also celebrated with preference in a All-SEABL organisation in 2015 after averaging 17.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists per diversion for a Kilsyth Cobras.
Adnam is now starring for a Nelson Giants in a NZNBL, averaging 18.5 points, 7.8 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 2.8 steals per diversion while sharpened 52.1 per cent from a field.
He is ranked in a tip 5 of a joining for assists and steals and is entrance off a nearby triple-double in his team’s stirring win over Taranaki final weekend, tallying 20 points, 10 assists and 7 rebounds.
Kings manager Andrew Gaze can’t wait to work with such an eager and proven scorer like Adnam.
“We feel that Kyle will be a profitable further to a roster,” Gaze said.
“He brings appetite and speed and he’s display again in a NZNBL now only what he can do.
“We’ve seen first-hand over a final integrate of seasons what he is able of when he hits a building and we demeanour brazen to Kyle bringing those things to a list in Sydney.”
Kings handling executive Jeff Van Groningen combined that a merger of Adnam fulfils one of a squad’s evident recruitment needs.
“When this event arose to supplement Kyle to a roster, we changed fast as we had a ensure mark remaining in a roster,” Van Groningen said.
“He’s a actor that we have reputable from distant and we are unequivocally gratified he’s now a partial of a group.
“With Kevin Lisch and Jerome Randle around him during use daily hopefully they’ll assistance him, and he’ll go on to assistance us.
“In recruiting you’re always looking for a win-win situation. We acquire Kyle to a Kings family.”
Kyle Adnam bio
Born: Nov 18, 1993
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria
Height: 186cm (6’1”)
Weight: 83kg (183lb)
High School: Mount Lilydale Mercy College, Melbourne, Victoria
Professional: Adelaide 36ers, NBL (2013-2014); Kilsyth Cobras, SEABL (2014—2016); Wollongong Hawks, NBL (2014—2015); Melbourne United, NBL (2015-2018); Nelson Giants, NZNBL (2017-2018)
NBL Champion, Melbourne United (2018)
All-SEABL Team (2015)
SEABL Youth Player of a Year (2014)
SEABL Youth Player of a Year (2015)
Sydney Kings roster