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5 Free Agents Oklahoma City Thunder Should Target This Offseason

5 Free Agents The Oklahoma City Thunder Should Target This Offseason

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The Oklahoma City Thunder have been one of the best teams in the NBA for a few years now. They are led by two superstars in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook while Serge Ibaka is trying to become a third. Their roster has pretty much been stable through the years, but now is the time for a little shakeup.

Here are five free agents the Thunder should target.

5. Spencer Hawes

Spencer Hawes, Oklahoma City Thunder, Cleveland Cavaliers, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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5. Spencer Hawes

Spencer Hawes, Oklahoma City Thunder, Cleveland Cavaliers, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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It’s time for the Thunder to invest in a quality starting center who can score in the low post and actually rebound. He has the ability to play defense and with the coaching of Scott Brooks can become one of the best rim defenders in the league.

4. Luol Deng

 Luol Deng, Oklahoma City Thunder, Cleveland Cavaliers, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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4. Luol Deng

 Luol Deng, Oklahoma City Thunder, Cleveland Cavaliers, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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It’s time to finally get a real starting shooting guard, and Deng is capable of playing that position. He has the range and defensive ability to keep opposing teams honest. He will put up 18+ points a game while taking some pressure off of Durant and Westbrook.

3. Greg Monroe

Greg Monroe, Oklahoma City Thunder, Detroit Pistons, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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3. Greg Monroe

Greg Monroe, Oklahoma City Thunder, Detroit Pistons, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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Let Monroe handle the power forward duties and have Ibaka take over in the middle. Kendrick Perkins is not the rebounder and scorer that Monroe is, so this will be an upgrade to the starting unit. This lineup allows Durant more freedom on the perimeter and two strong inside scoring options.

2. Evan Turner

Evan Turner, Oklahoma City Thunder, Indiana Pacers, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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2. Evan Turner

Evan Turner, Oklahoma City Thunder, Indiana Pacers, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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His all-around game will mesh well with Westbrook and Durant because he won’t need to have many plays ran for him. Turner can create his own shot and is a stellar rebounder, passer and defender.

1. Zach Randolph

Zach Randolph, Oklahoma City Thunder, Memphis Grizzlies, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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1. Zach Randolph

Zach Randolph, Oklahoma City Thunder, Memphis Grizzlies, 2014 NBA Free Agents
Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

The Thunder have always lacked a true low post threat, and the signing of Randolph will settle that problem. Ibaka will slide to the center position, and the Thunder will be one of the best defensive, offensive and rebounding teams in the NBA.