Oklahoma City Thunder 2017-2018 NBA Roster

With Player Profiles

Oklahoma City Thunder
••• Steven Adams and Russell Westbrook. NBAE/Getty Images / Getty Images

The Oklahoma City Thunder play a tenth NBA season at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in 2017-2018. Below is the full Oklahoma City Thunder NBA roster with player profiles. Also, get a full profile of the franchise that includes the schedule, coaches, ticket purchasing information and more.
 

2017-2018 OKC Thunder Roster
 

  • Name: Alex Abrines
    • Position: G/F
    • Jersey Number: 8
    • Height/Weight: 6-6 / 190
    • Acquired: 2013 Draft (32nd Overall)
    • Of Note: Since being drafted by OKC in 2013, Abrines has played overseas with FC Barcelona. The Thunder signed him to a 3-year deal prior to the 2016 season, hoping he can contribute primarily with his shooting.  He shot 41.7 percent from 3-point range in EuroLeague competition.
  • Name: Steven Adams
    • Position: C
    • Jersey Number: 12
    • Height/Weight: 7-0 / 255
    • Acquired: 2013 Draft (12th Overall)
    • Of Note: Out of New Zealand and the University of Pittsburgh, Steven Adams was chosen by the Thunder with a pick received in the trade that sent James Harden to Houston.  In contrast to many recent Thunder picks, Adams received immediate playing time and is now a starter.
  • Name: Carmelo Anthony
    • Position: F
    • Jersey Number: 7
    • Height/Weight: 6-8 / 240
    • Acquired: Trade from New York - Sept. 2017
    • Of Note: A 10-time NBA All Star, Carmelo Anthony came over from the Knicks in a deal just before camp began in 2017. The deal sent Enes Kanter and Doug McDermott to New York. In his career, Anthony averages 24.8 points per game and is 25th on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
  • Name: Nick Collison
    • Position: F/C
    • Jersey Number: 4
    • Height/Weight: 6-10 / 255
    • Acquired: 2003 Draft (12th Overall)
    • Of Note: Collison, the former Kansas Jayhawks star, has been a valuable part-time player since his rookie season in 2004. Known for his toughness, he typically averages just over 4 points per game.
  • Name: Raymond Felton
    • Position: G
    • Jersey Number: 2
    • Height/Weight: 6-1 / 205
    • Acquired: Free Agent Signing - July 2017
    • Of Note: The veteran point guard was signed in the summer of 2017 to be the primary backup to Russell Westbrook. In his 12-year career, Felton has played for Charlotte, New York, Denver, Portland, Dallas and the Clippers.
  • Name: Terrance Ferguson
    • Position: G
    • Jersey Number: 23
    • Height/Weight: 6-7 / 184
    • Acquired: 2017 Draft (21st Overall)
    • Of Note: A Tulsa native, Ferguson was a highly-rated high school recruit out of Prime Prep Academy in Dallas. Rather than go to college, he played one year for the Adelaide 36ers of Australia’s National Basketball League before being drafted by OKC.
  • Name: Paul George
    • Position: F
    • Jersey Number: 13
    • Height/Weight: 6-9 / 220
    • Acquired: Trade from Indiana - July 2017
    • Of Note: In one of the more shocking moves of the NBA's 2017 offseason, the Thunder acquired star forward Paul George for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis.  George is a 4-time All Star and 3-time All-Defensive Team selection.
  • Name: Jerami Grant
    • Position: F
    • Jersey Number: 9
    • Height/Weight: 6-9 / 220
    • Acquired: Trade from Philadelphia - November 2016
    • Of Note: Originally a draft pick of the Philadelphia 76ers, Grant appeared in 78 games in 2016-2017 for OKC, a contributor who averaged 5.4 points  and 2.6 rebounds per game.
  • Name: Josh Huestis
    • Position: F
    • Jersey Number: 34
    • Height/Weight: 6-7 / 230
    • Acquired: 2014 Draft (29th Overall)
    • Of Note: Huestis, a product of Stanford, began his career with the Oklahoma City Blue D-League team where he averaged 10.2 points, 5.6 rebounds per game.  He was signed by the Thunder in July 2015.
  • Name: Dakari Johnson
    • Position: C
    • Jersey Number: 44
    • Height/Weight: 7-0 / 255
    • Acquired: 2015 Draft (48th Overall)
    • Of Note: Johnson was with the Thunder's Developmental League team, the Blue, for his first two professional seasons and was named to the Western Conference All-Star team in 2017 before being signed to the parent club in the summer of 2017.
  • Name: Patrick Patterson
    • Position: F
    • Jersey Number: 54
    • Height/Weight: 6-9 / 230
    • Acquired: Free Agent Signing - July 2017
    • Of Note: Known as a quality defender and good three point shooter in his seven year NBA career, Patterson was signed as a likely starter. However, he is likely to be a bench player after the Thunder acquired Carmelo Anthony prior to the start of the season.
  • Name: Andre Roberson
    • Position: G/F
    • Jersey Number: 21
    • Height/Weight: 6-7 / 210
    • Acquired: 2013 Draft (26th Overall)
    • Of Note: Named Pac-12 Defensive player of the Year after his junior season at Colorado, Roberson is known as a high-energy rebounder and defender. After the departure of Thabo Sefolosha, Roberson has become a regular starter in a similar role.
  • Name: Kyle Singler
    • Position: F
    • Jersey Number: 5
    • Height/Weight: 6-8 / 228
    • Acquired:Trade from Detroit - February 2015
    • Of Note: Brought over in the 2015 deal that sent Reggie Jackson to Detroit, Singler, a Duke product, filled in for an injured Kevin Durant for a portion of that season. He was promptly signed to a contract extension in the following offseason and has been a role player off the bench.
  • Name: Russell Westbrook
    • Position: G
    • Jersey Number: 0
    • Height/Weight: 6-3 / 200
    • Acquired: 2008 Draft (4th Overall)
    • Of Note: Westbrook was the team's top overall pick in the 2008 draft. Known as an athletic player and stout defender, Westbrook played college at UCLA where he averaged 12.7 points per game in his final season. He was a breakout star for Oklahoma City in his rookie season, earning two Rookie of the Month awards and finishing 4th in Rookie of the Year voting after averaging over 15 points and 5.3 assists per game. In his sophomore season, he showed signs of potential greatness, scoring 20.5 points per game and averaging 8 assists per game. Now, he has grown into one of the game's top point guards and was the 2016-2017 NBA MVP.