How do Oklahoma City Thunder have 34 picks in 7 years?

How do Oklahoma City Thunder have 34 picks in 7 years?

NBA Draft: The Oklahoma City Thunder have been quietly some of the lively groups round this season’s commerce deadline.

They traded George Hill (to Philadelphia in a three-team deal involving the Knicks), Trevor Ariza (to Miami), and Hamidou Diallo (to Detroit) in change for 4 gamers, 4 second-round draft picks, and two commerce exceptions.

Of the 4 gamers they acquired, the Thunder waived two, making the draft capital and commerce exceptions they acquired their greatest returns on the deadline.

Since the 2019 offseason, once they traded away two All-Stars in Paul George (LA Clippers) and Russell Westbrook (Houston Rockets), the Thunder have been within the enterprise of buying as many future draft picks as attainable.

It units them up for an additional sturdy rebuild, much like the one they achieved within the late 2000s once they drafted Kevin Durant (2007), Westbrook (2008), Serge Ibaka (2008), and James Harden (2009) in successive years

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With that in thoughts, right here’s what number of future draft picks the Thunder management following this season’s commerce deadline, which totals to simply over 34 over the following seven years.

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s future draft picks

2021 NBA Draft

Round From Deal
1 Own
1 Golden State Warriors* Kelly Oubre Jr. commerce
1 Miami Heat and/or Houston Rockets** Multiple
2 Own^ Trade for Vincent Poirier
2 Denver Nuggets^^ Kelly Oubre Jr. commerce

Details

  • * Top-20 protected. If not conveyed, it converts to Minnesota’s 2021 second-round decide.
  • ** Conveyed from Houston with top-four safety in Chris Paul-Russell Westbrook commerce. Conveyed from Miami through Phoenix to Philadelphia to L.A. Clippers to Oklahoma City. The Thunder will get the 2 most favorable picks of its personal, Miami’s first-round decide and Houston’s first-round decide if exterior top-four.
  • ^ Protected inside 31-55.
  • ^^ Received from Golden State (a part of Alec Burks, Glenn Robinson III commerce in 2020) through Philadelphia (a part of Wilson Chandler commerce in 2018).

2022 NBA Draft

Round From Deal
1 LA Clippers* Paul George commerce
1 Phoenix Suns** Chris Paul commerce
2 Own

Details

  • * Unprotected.
  • ** Top-12 protected. If not conveyed, then protections on the next years embrace top-10 in 2023, top-eight in 2024 earlier than changing into unprotected in 2025.

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2023 NBA Draft

Round From Deal
1 Own
1 LA Clippers* Paul George commerce
1 Denver Nuggets** Steven Adams commerce
1 Miami Heat^ Paul George commerce
2 Own
2 Dallas Mavericks/Miami Heat^^ Multiple
2 Washington Wizards” Steven Adams commerce

Details

  • * Right to swap.
  • ** Top-14 protected. If not conveyed, the protections stay top-14 in 2024 and 2025 earlier than lastly changing to 2025 second-round decide and 2026 second-round decide.
  • ^ Received from L.A. Clippers (a part of four-team sign-and-trade to amass Jimmy Butler) through Miami with top-14 safety. If not conveyed, it strikes ahead with the identical safety to 2024 after which 2025 earlier than finally changing into unprotected in 2026.
  • ^^ More favorable second-round between Dallas and Miami.
  • ” Received from New Orleans (through Washington Wizards).

2024 NBA Draft

Round From Deal
1 Own
1 Houston Rockets* Russell Westbrook commerce
1 LA Clippers** Paul George commerce
2 Own
2 Charlotte Hornets^ Steven Adams commerce
2 Minnesota Timberwolves Ricky Rubio commerce

Details

  • * Top-four protected. If not conveyed, it converts to Houston’s 2024 second-round decide and 2025 second-round decide.
  • ** Unprotected.
  • ^ Received from New Orleans (Nick Richards commerce).
  • ^^ Received through three-team Ricky Rubio commerce.

2025 NBA Draft

Round From Deal
1 Own
1 Houston Rockets/LA Clippers* Russell Westbrook commerce
1 Philadelphia 76ers** Danny Green commerce
2 Own
2 Atlanta Hawks^ Danilo Gallinari commerce
2 Philadelphia 76ers George Hill commerce

Details

  • * Oklahoma City has the best to swap their decide for Houston’s, which is protected 1-10, or L.A.’s first-round decide.
  • ** Protections on the decide change from top-six in 2025 to top-four in 2026 after which top-four once more in 2027. If the decide isn’t conveyed via all these protections, Philadelphia will convey its 2027 second-round decide.
  • ^ Protected 31-55.

2026 NBA Draft

Round From Deal
1 Own
1 Houston Rockets* Russell Westbrook commerce
1 LA Clippers** Paul George commerce
2 Own
2 Dallas Mavericks Trevor Ariza acquisition
2 Philadelphia 76ers George Hill commerce

Details

  • * Top-four protected. If not conveyed, it converts to a 2026 second-round decide.
  • ** Unprotected.

2027 NBA Draft

Round From Deal
1 Own
2 Own
2 Houston Rockets* Hamidou Diallo commerce
2 Indiana Pacers Jalen Lecque commerce
2 Miami Heat Trevor Ariza commerce

Details

  • * Received through Detroit Pistons (Christian Wood sign-and-trade) within the Hamidou Diallo commerce.

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