Bam Adebayo's Game 2 Status Updated

Bam Adebayo has been a key player for the Heat this season.

BYAlexander Cole
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Bam Adebayo has been having a career year with the Miami Heat, and throughout their playoff run, he has been one of the biggest keys to the team's success. Unfortunately, Adebayo went down with a shoulder injury in Game 1, which was then reported as a neck strain. Now, his injury is back to being considered part of his shoulder problems dating back to the Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics. Over the last 24 hours, Adebayo has been considered doubtful for Friday's Game 2.

Today, Adrian Wojnarowski confirmed what many had feared, as it was officially revealed that Adebayo would not play in Game 2. In fact, there is no guarantee he will get to play in Game 3, either.

This puts the Los Angeles Lakers at a huge advantage as Goran Dragic will also likely have to sit out in Game 2. With two of the Heat's best players out of the lineup, Jimmy Butler will need to step up his game, in what will prove to be a must-win Finals game for this Heat squad.

As it stands, the Lakers are up 1-0 and they are confident as ever that they can finish out this series in as few games as possible.

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Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.