Image via Eurohoops.net
In the first move of the post Kevin Durant Era, the Thunder have added a young sharp shooter, who can in theory at least soften the blow a bit from Durant heading to Golden State. Multiple reports have shooting guard Alex Abrines 6-6/205 head to OKC on a 3yr/$18 million dollar deal.
— Eurohoops.net (@Eurohoopsnet) July 18, 2016
Abrines immediate impact will be felt from beyond the arc where he hit 41% of his 3 point shots last season in Euroleague. Abrines is seemingly the final piece of the Harden trade as he was the 32nd overall pick in the 2013 draft. He was named the Euroleague rising star last season.
An interesting subplot to follow will be what Abrines signing means for Waiters. Things have been very quiet on that front.
Alex Abrines is a smooth shooter on the move. Clearly comfortable wrapping off screens, catching and firing pic.twitter.com/g7hv2J0SxN
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) July 18, 2016