By Jordan Buckamneer
With the NBA off season officially in full swing, the OKC Thunder turns attention to the summer league which is set to tip off July 6 in Las Vegas.
The OKC Thunder will be returning to Vegas for the first time since 2010 after competing in Orlando in the franchise’s first year. All 30 teams will participate in Vegas for the first time. Each team is guaranteed at least five games.
Teams will play three scheduled games before being seeded based on their record in a double-elimination tournament. All 82 games will be televised on the ESPN networks and NBA TV, going through July 17.
The OKC Thunder initial three-game lineup is scheduled as follows:
*all times listed are Central
Suiting up for the Thunder will be 20-year old shooting guard Terrance Ferguson and big man Dakari Johnson. Both Ferguson and Johnson saw scattered minutes with the OKC Thunder this season, and will compete in the summer league to refine their talent. The lineup will also include OKC’s pair of second-round draft picks and a selection of the Oklahoma City Blue’s 12-man roster.
Likley to be included from the OKC Blue is P.J. Dozier and Daniel Hamilton, each on two-way contracts. Hamilton averaged 16.1 points per game along with nine rebounds and three assists. Dozier scored 12.9 points, pulled down 5.6 rebounds and tallied 2.7...