Steven Adams will miss tonight’s game against the New York Knicks after suffering a concussion in last night’s triple-overtime win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Here’s the play in which Adams got hurt, putting him into league’s concussion protocol:

Per the NBA’s Concussion Policy, Adams will now begin the NBA-mandated Return-to-Participation Protocol. This process includes a series of steps designed to ensure an athlete exhibits symptom-free behavior before resuming basketball activities. There is no predetermined timetable to complete the protocol, as each injury and player is different and recovery time can vary in each case.

He will be re-evaluated tomorrow in Oklahoma City.

Adams has been thriving in the post on both sides of the ball.

In 25 games this season, Adams is averaging 13.7 points per game on a career best 63.5 percent shooting fron the floor.

In his previous game score missed with a back injury, Dakari Johnson stepped into his place.

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