Bam Adebayo revealed how the medical staff of the Heat cleared him for Game 4

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Bam Adebayo opened up about being medically cleared to play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Adebayo missed Games 2 and 3 due to injuries in the neck and left shoulder.

The big man of the Miami told Rachel Nichols of ESPN that in order to get medically cleared by the team’s medical staff, he was asked to do at least one push-up.

He did it and, therefore, he returned to Miami lineup for Game 4.

The Lakers lead the series 2-1.

Bam Adebayo back in the starting lineup. Bam told me he‘d tried to convince the medical staff he could play in Game 3, but when they asked him to do a push-up…it didn’t go well. When they asked him again today – success.

— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) October 7, 2020 Previous articleNick Young calls D’Angelo Russell the ‘most annoying teammate’

Yiannis Bouranis is a 28-year-old sports journalist, with a Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from Sheffield Hallam University. Yiannis is TalkBasket’s Chief Editor and has covered the EuroLeague Final Four (2017 – 2019), the FIBA Basketball World Cup (2019) and the NBA Paris Game (2020) as an accredited journalist.

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