Respect and Rumba: Thunder Trio Takes Ballroom Dancing

On the hardwood, nothing seemed to intimidate Thunder center Steven Adams. But putting the Big Kiwi on the dance floor with 40 fourth-graders spun him out of his element. “I thought it was a beginner’s class,” said Adams. “One of the little girls was telling me I was doing it all wrong.” The 7-footer from New Zealand along with teammates Dennis Schröder and Terrance Ferguson showed off some fancy footwork to the delight of the students during a ballroom dance class at Northridge Elementary.