4. Adams spends the offseason at home in Oklahoma City with his girlfriend and has been known to spend several hundred dollars apiece for tickets to see LeBron James when the Cleveland Cavaliers visit OKC.
He steadfastly insists that James is a better player than Michael Jordan was, and even if he’s wrong Adams will engage in impassioned debate and give you the reasons he believes this to be true, and he will not tire of this debate no matter how long you try to convince him he’s wrong.
5. Adams, who is either the fastest of second-fastest Braves player – Ozzie Albies is the only one who could hang with him -- never ran track because his small high school didn’t have a team. Not that he would’ve run if they did. “I wouldn’t run for fun,” he said. Although this observer, a longtime track and field enthusiast, believes Adams could have at least national-class speed in the 100, 200 or 400 meters, he said he’s never been timed at any distance beyond 60.