NBA Trade: Oklahoma City Thunder Strike Lighting In A One-Sided Deal

June 23rd, 2010 by Matt Ravida Leave a reply »
The draft is still a full day away, yet there's already been a trade. 

The Thunder management just keeps getting better and better as the years go by.

The Miami Heat traded Daequan Cook and the No. 18 overall pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for the No. 32 overall pick ?

It sounds way to good to be true. But yes folks, it is.

The Oklahoma City Thunder now have a great 3-point shooting guard to back up Kevin Durant. Cook has struggled as of late, and maybe a change in scenery can help lift those threes again. 

As for the 18th pick. Are you kidding me?

Now the Thunder have the No. 18, No. 21 and No. 26 pick in the first round, along with the 51st pick in the second round.

The Thunder can potentially add four more young contributors to their roster. OKC has been the best drafting team of the modern years. Even with the No. 51 pick, they will still grab a good player.

Now, why make this move if your Miami? The Heat reportedly want to get rid of Cook's contract, and get out of the first round, so that they do not have to guarantee a ...

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