Oklahoma City Thunder Receive: G/F Duncan Robinson, 2027 First-Round Pick (Top 4 Protected – MIA)
Miami Heat Receive: G/F Luguentz Dort
Meanwhile, tanking can have its benefits. That’s another lesson that longtime Thunder fans have already learned.
At one point in this franchise’s history, they had Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Russell Westbrook on their roster. The Thunder mined the lottery for years, drafted their core, and started contending.
On the other hand, that’s not the only path to contention. Any Heat fan will tell you that. This team has consistently built its core via free agency.
When these two sides met in the 2012 NBA Finals, we saw these two team-building methods go head-to-head.
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The Heat emerged victorious, but obviously, that hasn’t deterred the Thunder from tanking again.
Should they really continue to do so this summer?