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NBA star tweets incredible photo of damaged team plane

  • Kiwi basketball star Steven Adams tweets photo of damaged team plane
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder team plane was rocked while 30,000 feet in the air
  • Players shared an incredible photo of the collapsed nose cone on the plane 

Kiwi basketball star Steven Adams is used to being a strong physical presence on the court – but the seven-foot-tall centre was himself rocked by a major disturbance while on a team plane.

Adams’ Oklahoma City Thunder team were travelling from Minnesota to Chicago on Saturday when the front of their plane was dented 30,000 feet in the air.

He took to Twitter to share an incredible photo of the collapsed nose cone of the plane, saying the team had a ‘rough flight to say the least’.

Adams’ Oklahoma City Thunder team were travelling from Minnesota to Chicago on Saturday when the front of their plane was dented 30,000 feet in the air

Adams addressed NASA and scientists Neil deGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye, asking them for their expert opinion on what caused the remarkable impact.

Adams’ superstar teammate Carmelo Anthony also shared a photo of the plane on social media.

In an image posted to his Instagram account, Anthony asked ‘what possibly could we have hit in the sky at this time of night?’.

He assured fans that all passengers on the plane were safe.

Adams’ tweet amassed more than 1000 likes in an hour, and followers speculated as to the cause of the damage.

One fan said the plane may hit Superman, while others suggested the more likely scenario of bird strike.

Adams’ tweet amassed more than 1000 likes in an hour, and followers speculated as to the cause of the damage

It caps off a tumultuous week for Adams and the Thunder.

The big New Zealander was involved in an incident against the Utah Jazz were he was struck in the groin by Australian Joe Ingles, while the team suffered a loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves before boarding the flight. 

He took to Twitter to share an incredible photo of the collapsed nose cone of the plane, saying the team had a 'rough flight to say the least'.

He took to Twitter to share an incredible photo of the collapsed nose cone of the plane, saying the team had a ‘rough flight to say the least’.

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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