Thunder Exercises Options on Durant, Green, Westbrook and White

OKLAHOMA CITY, October 23, 2009 – The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised their fourth-year options on forwards Kevin Durant and Jeff Green and third-year options on guard Russell Westbrook and forward DJ White, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti.

Durant and Green were both acquired during the 2007 NBA Draft. Durant was selected second overall while Green was acquired via a draft day trade with the Boston Celtics.

Westbrook and White joined the Thunder during the 2008 NBA Draft. Westbrook was selected with the fourth overall pick and White was acquired via a draft day trade with the Detroit Pistons.