Oklahoma University Drafted 4th in 1975 NBA Draft
An immediate success in the pro ranks, Alvan Adams of the Phoenix Suns was chosen the 1976 NBA Rookie of the Year. That season the rookie center put up very solid numbers including 19.0 points per game, 9.1 rpg and 5.6 assists per game.
A fans favorite Alvan Adams was held in high esteem by teammates and opponents alike and played a major role in the successes of the Phoenix Suns
during his tenure – nine playoff berths in 13 seasons. He averaged 13.8 points per game in 78 games, including a high of 17.9 ppg in his rookie season, 1976.
During regular season play Alvan Adams averaged over 10 points per game in 11 of 13 seasons, including 5 seasons over 15 ppg. He blocked 809 shots in his career, and pulled in a robust 6,937 rebounds in 988 games, averaging 7.0 pg. NBA History