The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to a five-year deal worth nearly $25 million with restricted free-agent forward Kyle Singler, sources confirmed.
Singler staying in Oklahoma City
Kyle Singler has agreed to a 5-year deal, worth almost $25M with OKC. Singler averaged 6 ppg and 2.4 rpg last season. The Thunder can now turn their attention to finalizing an agreement with restricted free agent Enes Kanter.
From the bargains to the reaches and everything in between, Kevin Pelton breaks down the deals from a busy first day of NBA free agency.
The Thunder's two main goals include re-signing the offensively talented center from Turkey and inking fellow restricted free agent Kyle Singler .
Thunder: G Luke Ridnour traded to Raptors for draft rights to F Tomislav Zubcic; Ridnour's 4th trade in the last week
Luke Ridnour was traded for a fourth time this offseason as the Oklahoma City Thunder sent the guard to the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday.
Ridnour traded for 4th time this week
After being traded from the Magic to the Grizzlies to the Hornets to the Thunder all in 26 hours last week, Luke Ridnour has now been traded to the Raptors along with cash, while Toronto sent Tomislav Zubcic's rights to OKC.
Billy Donovan's coaching staff for the Thunder is filled with pro experience.
Thunder: Maurice Cheeks hired as assistant, giving Donovan 2 former NBA head coaches on staff (Monty Williams, Cheeks)
Thunder ready to compete after draft
After selecting Murray State guard Cameron Payne as a lottery pick (No. 14), Oklahoma City is even closer to contending again next season. Second-rounder Dakari Johnson will need time to develop, but the team still earned a thumbs-up from ESPN's Royce Young. Draft thumbs-up or thumbs-down
With a title contender already built, the Thunder went the sensible route with a rare lottery pick, Royce Young writes.
Cameron Payne a great fit for OKC
Rounding out the lottery, the Thunder did well to take a high-upside talent who immediately becomes a strong backup for Russell Westbrook. Chad Ford also likes the choice of Dakari Johnson -- a steady, reliable bench big man -- in the second round. A strong B-plus. Ford's complete draft grades (Insider)
The 2015 NBA draft is over. Who deserves high marks for their picks? After 60 selections Thursday night, Chad Ford hands out his grades for every squad.
The Timberwolves, Lakers and 76ers made splashes with the first three selections. How did they -- and the rest of the league -- do Thursday? Our NBA writers assess every team's draft picks.
Thunder: Kentucky C Dakari Johnson selected with 48th pick in NBA Draft; Jay Bilas calls him "situational player"
Insider profile: Dakari Johnson
Johnson has NBA size and strength but hasn’t produced as expected at Kentucky. His so-so conditioning has also held him back from being an elite prospect. He averaged 6.6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game this season. Raw big man
Johnson picked 48 overall by Oklahoma City
The Thunder select Dakari Johnson (Kentucky) in the 2015 NBA Draft.
The Murray State guard fits the Thunder largely because of a need at the point guard position, both in the present and the future.
A Payne-Westbrook rivalry brewing?
Cam Payne on who's a better dresser, him or Russell Westbrook: "Ooh, you're already trying to start beef. I mean, he's got to be -- on different levels. ... I'm just going to go half and half."
A new state joins the union: Cam-Payne
Cameron Payne when asked if he was going to put his name on the map in OKC: "I'm definitely going to put my name on the map, 'Cam-Payne.'"
Points Per Game104.05th
Rebounds Per Game47.51st
Assists Per Game20.525th