Breaking down the Thunder future draft picks: A complete guide to Sam Presti’s draft assets

The Oklahoma City Thunder have stockpiled the largest treasure chest of future draft picks that the NBA has ever seen.

Even after making four selections in the 2021 NBA Draft – the first draft where their future assets were put to use – the Thunder still sit upon a gold mine of picks. By trading the No. 16 overall pick to the Houston Rockets (who selected Alperen Sengün), Oklahoma City acquired another two future first-rounders to stack on its rebuild.

For those keeping track at home, the Thunder now have 36 total draft picks over the next five years: 19 first-round picks and 17 second-round picks.

Since the 2019 offseason, the Thunder have been in the business of acquiring as many future draft picks as possible, starting when they traded away two All-Stars in Paul George (LA Clippers) and Russell Westbrook (Houston Rockets). It sets them up for another strong rebuild, similar to the one they achieved in the late 2000s when they drafted Kevin Durant (2007), Westbrook (2008), Serge Ibaka (2008) and James Harden (2009) in successive years.

With that in mind, take a look at how Oklahoma City’s future draft assets shake out over the next five years.

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The Oklahoma City Thunder’s future draft picks

2022 NBA Draft


2023 NBA Draft


2024 NBA Draft


2025 NBA Draft


2026 NBA Draft


2027 NBA Draft


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