With NBA Draft rumors swirling about, there’s only one in distinctive that will want Thunder fanatics.
Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren, who’s projected to be simply one of many main decisions on this yr’s draft, might want to be picked by the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder on draft evening.
In Ryen Russillo’s Thursday podcast, he acknowledged that he’s heard Holmgren and his camp want Oklahoma Metropolis as their spot.
“Properly, there’s additionally some factor that backs it as much as his agent Invoice Duffy — actually efficient agent, doing this a very long time — I’ve been knowledgeable that is the place Duffy and Chet need to go.” Russillo talked about. “They need to go to Oklahoma Metropolis since you simply acknowledged that the avid gamers that they’ve been taking part in within the frontcourt and also you begin off fascinated about that subsequent deal and the prospects and he has manner way more freedom primarily due to the roster in entrance of him than maybe he would in Orlando… That’s the selection that I’ve listened to and it tends to make a substantial amount of notion from a basketball standpoint.”
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Matt Babcock, of Basketball Information, had more information that might confirm Holmgren’s most popular place is OKC.
“I additionally learn Chet Holmgren has not delivered his skilled medical particulars to teams (at minimal most of them), and didn’t do the NBA’s coronary heart screening.” Babcock wrote. “That would advise that his brokers are looking for to control the draft and speedy him to a particular spot.”
Crossing wires, the 2 opinions might undoubtedly align to construct a extremely real scenario of Holmgren possessing a major alternative in website.
Holmgren averaged 14.1 particulars, 9.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists and three.7 blocks for the Zags in his lone college season.
The NBA Draft is only one explicit 7 days away, on Thursday, June 23.
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