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Thunder Summer League: Roster, Schedule and How to Watch

Adam Taylor McKillop
Oklahoma City Thunder Summer League: roster, schedule, how to watch and must-watch rookies for NBA offseason action.
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One month after the Golden State Warriors were crowned 2021-22 champions, the NBA world's attention has turned towards Summer League action. With a chance to witness 2022 draft picks, second-year pros, and G League players taking advantage of an opportunity to display their skills, it's an important event on the annual basketball calendar.

Oklahoma City Thunder Summer League

The Oklahoma City Thunder are stuck in a tough rebuild, notching less than 24 wins in each of the past two seasons. The hope is for that all to change after OKC was gifted Gonzaga's Chet Holmgren with the No. 2 overall pick.

Oklahoma City actually acquired three first-round talents with Holmgren, Ousmane Dieng and Jalen Williams, all top-12 picks. The team was relatively quiet outside of the draft night trade to land Dieng, but the chips are beginning to fall for OKC to take the next step in this rebuild. The Thunder also selected Arkansas' Jaylin Williams in the second round.

Let's take a look at everything Oklahoma City Thunder-related as Summer League action continues.

Thunder Summer League Roster

Below is a full list of Oklahoma City's official Summer League roster, according to NBA.com.

- Josh Giddey, Guard, Australia
- Jaylin Williams, Forward, Arkansas
- Chet Holmgren, Forward/Center, Gonzaga
- Jalen Williams, Guard, Santa Clara
- Lindy Waters III, Guard, Oklahoma
- Ousmane Dieng, Forward, France
- Jaden Shackelford, Guard, Alabama
- Alekesej Pokusevski, Forward, Serbia
- Aaron Wiggins, Guard, Maryland
- Tre Mann, Guard, Florida
- Eugene Omoruyi, Guard, Oregon
- Vit Krejci, Guard, Czech Republic
- Abdul Gaddy, Guard, Washington
- Gabe Brown, Forward, Michigan State
- Robert Baker, Forward, Harvard
- Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, Forward, Villanova

Thunder Summer League Schedule and Results

The Thunder will play a total of five games during 2022 NBA Summer League. This includes four scheduled contests from July 7-15, before a championship game is determined. That championship game is scheduled for July 17, while the participants are decided by winning percentage as well as tiebreakers.

Those remaining 28 teams not playing in the championship will each conclude 2022 Summer League action with a final game on either July 16 or 17.

Saturday, July 9
Rockets 90, Thunder 88

Monday, July 11
Thunder 84, Magic 81

Wednesday, July 13
Kings vs Thunder, 8 p.m. on NBA TV

Friday, July 15
Thunder vs Warriors, 7 p.m. on ESPN

How to Watch OKC Thunder Summer League

As of Wednesday, July 13, the Thunder have two more games on their NBA Summer League schedule. This includes a matchup against the Sacramento Kings on July 13, and one with the Golden State Warriors on Friday, July 15.

OKC's matchup with the Kings is slated for NBA TV, while their final regularly scheduled contest against Golden State tips off on ESPN.

Must-Watch Thunder Summer League Rookies

This list can pretty much start and end with Chet Holmgren. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft has already put on a show, including 14.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2,0 assists and 3.0 blocks per game across his first two contests. He's the center of OKC's future successes and a must-watch for his ability to stuff every statistical category.

Thunder fans will also key in on Ousmane Dieng, considering the franchise traded away multiple first-round draft picks to land the somewhat mystifying player from France.

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Adam Taylor McKillop is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Adam Taylor also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username atmckillop. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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