The Oklahoma City Thunder have been in NBA trade rumors recently about a willingness to move Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. This is a trade that would not involve their point guard but it would give them a big name next to him. The Denver Nuggets could be involved in this deal if they wanted to shake things up a bit.
Oklahoma City has been adding draft picks to their set of assets for years now. Sam Presti clearly has a plan with what to do with this team and he will have to begin to put it in motion soon enough.
The Thunder have been selling over recent years and they could look to do that once again this offseason. If they decide to keep Shai Gilgeous-Alexander around, a young player like Michael Porter Jr. would go well next to him.
The Nuggets could be looking to retool the roster a bit. They were without Jamal Murray in the postseason and eliminated in the second round by the Phoenix Suns.
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Nikola Jokic was named MVP of the league this year and has solidified himself as one of the best players in the game. The Nuggets have a clear dynamic duo and collect her surround it with some young prospects.
That would be what is happening in a deal such as this one. Let’s take a look at what a trade between Denver and Oklahoma City might look like.