Illawarra coach Rob Beveridge says he spoke to Dillard about his actions after the Hawks' loss.
Stephen Curry beat the OKC superstar in a 'tiebreaker' to take the final West spot alongside James Harden despite averaging a triple-double this season.
Posters, video highlights and advertisements have all been used to promote the big Kiwi - but how do everyday New Zealand fans get in on voting for Adams?
The 29-year-old is set to play his 200th game for the Breakers against the Cairns Taipans on Friday night.
Breakers boss Paul Henare admits a raft of injuries have left his Australian NBL side "creating something on the fly" for their finals tilt.