“There’s going to be competition on the roster, that’s healthy and good,” said Oklahoma City Thunder GM Sam Presti at the end of last season.
It was no secret that the Thunder would have a roster crunch in training camp leading up to the 2022-23 season, but that’s something Presti was looking forward to. It’s not a bad problem to have, as it means the roster is loaded with talent the front office likes.
As of now, Oklahoma City has 18 players on the active roster on full-time NBA deals. By the end of camp, that number will need to be trimmed down to 15.
Whether that’s by cutting players or making trades to clear up the roster, moves will have to be made. Three players will not make the cut.
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