The Thunder are amassing a historic quantity of draft picks for the approaching seasons as they proceed to pivot towards a brilliant future after buying and selling away Paul George and Russell Westbrook in 2019.
Oklahoma Metropolis took on Al Horford’s contract in a cope with the 76ers on Wednesday to amass a 2025 first-rounder and additional pad its long-term belongings.
With 22-year-old Shai Gilgeous-Alexander already trying like a franchise cornerstone, the Thunder are one of the intriguing groups of the 2020s. They maintain two first-round choices within the 2020 NBA Draft in a small style of what is to return.
Along with the Horford commerce, the Thunder despatched Chris Paul to the Suns this week in a transfer that netted ahead Kelly Oubre Jr.
Right here is a have a look at the draft-class bounty the Thunder have secured by means of 2026.
Full listing of future Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder first-round draft picks
|12 months||First-round draft decide|
|2020||No. 25 (from Nuggets), No. 28 (from Lakers)|
|2021||Personal + higher of Warmth or Rockets picks|
|2022||Personal if inside high 14 + Clippers decide + Suns decide if outdoors high 13|
|2023||Personal with choice to swap with Clippers + Warmth decide if outdoors high 15 + Suns decide if outdoors high 11*|
|2024||Personal + Clippers decide + Rockets decide if outdoors high 5 + Warmth decide if outdoors high 15^ + Suns decide if outdoors high 9**|
|2025||Personal with choice to swap with Rockets or Clippers + 76ers decide + Warmth decide if outdoors high 15^^ + Suns decide***|
|2026||Personal + Rockets decide if outdoors high 5 + Clippers decide + Warmth decide^^^|
* No choice if Suns decide conveys in 2022
** No choice if Suns decide conveys in 2022 or 2023
*** No choice if Suns decide conveys in 2022 or 2023 or 2024
^ No choice if Warmth decide conveys in 2023
^^ No choice if Warmth decide conveys in 2023 or 2024
^^^No choice if Warmth decide conveys in 2023 or 2024 or 2025
What number of first-round draft picks will the Thunder have by means of 2026?
The precise quantity can be decided by decide safety outcomes, however Oklahoma Metropolis might have as much as 18 first-round choices by means of 2026. That is greater than two per yr. If the Rockets, 76ers or Clippers turn out to be unhealthy within the coming years, it is attainable they are going to wind up with a number of lottery picks in multiple season.