Oklahoma City Thunder: Options At No. 29

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Feb 19, 2014; Syracuse, NY, USA; Syracuse Orange forward Jerami Grant (3) is fouled by Boston College Eagles forward Eddie Odio (4) during the first half of a game at the Carrier Dome. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

The Oklahoma City Thunder have two draft picks, both in the last third of the first round. Last week, I talked about the Thunder’s options with the No. 21 overall pick.

Today, the focus is on OKC’s second (and last) pick in the draft—barring any trades—at No. 29 overall.

The Thunder’s second-round pick belongs to the Toronto Raptors via the New York Knicks.

That pick was originally traded more than four years ago, in January 2010, when the Thunder got Ronnie Brewer from the Knicks. New York subsequently dealt the pick to the Raptors as part of last summer’s Andrea Bargnani deal.

First off, here’s what the Thunder have done in the first round since moving to Oklahoma City in 2008:

And here are the No. 29 picks over the last decade, just for some perspective:

So, not a lot of quality there over the last 10 years—the most accomplished of the bunch is probably Douglas, a journeyman who has played for five teams in the last three seasons and has a career scoring average of 7.8 points per game.

Translation: Don’t be looking for the second coming of your favorite Hall of Famer at this spot.

On to the options:

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Tags: 2014 Nba Draft Jerami Grant Jordan Adams Jusuf Nurkic K.j. Mcdaniels Mitch McGary Oklahoma City Thunder Spencer Dinwiddie