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Who Is on the Thunder?

Who Is on the Thunder?

Along with our transactions log, this post will be updated with the current state of the 2020-21 Oklahoma City Thunder roster. The front office is not yet finished dealing, but we’ll track the final results of this frenetic offseason for OKC as the dust from each new move settles.

Current Roster Count: 21

Unless a special provision to the CBA changes roster limitations for the NBA in 2020-21, teams have a hard limit of 15 standard contract slots on the roster for opening night, with a minimum of 14 needing to be filled within two weeks of the season commencing. Additionally, each team can use up to 2x slots for two-way contracts, which are hybrid deals allowing players to spend time in both the G League and NBA.

A team can, however, carry up to 20 players before the season begins, with up to six exhibit-10 deals (non-guaranteed training camp invites).

Returning playersPlayers retained
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
Luguentz Dort
Darius Bazley
Isaiah Roby
Mike Muscala (player option exercised)
Hamidou Diallo (team option exercised)
Players acquired via tradePlayers acquired via draft
Ty Jerome (Phoenix)
Al Horford (Philadelphia)
Admiral Schofield (Washington)
Trevor Ariza (Detroit)
Justin Jackson (Dallas)
George Hill (Milwaukee)
Darius Miller (New Orleans)
Kenrich Williams (New Orleans)
TJ Leaf (Indiana)
Aleksej Pokusevski (signed)
Theo Maledon (signed)
Vit Krejci (unlikely to sign for 2020-21)

Players signed in free agencyPlayers’ rights acquired (not signed)
Frank Jackson
Moses Brown (two-way contract)
Josh Hall (two-way contract)
Chasson Randle (likely exhibit 10)
Vasilije Micić (Philadelphia)

Out the door

Players traded awayPlayers acquired, subsequently traded away
Chris Paul (Phoenix)
Abdel Nader (Phoenix)
Dennis Schroder (Los Angeles)
Terrance Ferguson (Philadelphia)
Steven Adams (New Orleans)

Ricky Rubio (Phoenix – Minnesota)
Kelly Oubre Jr. (Phoenix – Golden State)
Danny Green (Los Angeles – Philadelphia)
Vincent Poirier (Boston – Philadelphia)
James Johnson (Minnesota – Dallas)
Jalen Lecque (Phoenix – Indiana)
Free agents signing elsewherePlayers not re-signed / Other
Devon Hall (overseas)
Danilo Gallinari (Atlanta via sign-and-trade)
Nerlens Noel (New York)
Kevin Hervey (rights held, two-way contract expired and signed overseas)

Deonte Burton (team option declined)
Andre Roberson (unrestricted free agent)
Josh Gray (acquired from New Orleans, subsequently waived)
Zylan Cheatham (acquired from New Orleans, subsequently waived)
Antonius Cleveland (signed to exhibit 10, subsequently released)
Melvin Frazier, Jr. (signed to exhibit 10, subsequently released)
Jaylen Hoard (signed to exhibit 10, subsequently released)
Omer Yurtseven (signed to exhibit 10, subsequently released)

A note on signing-then-releasing mechanisms:

Exhibit 10 – Curated tweets by dailythunder

Last updated 12/9/20.