OKLAHOMA CITY, July 11, 2012 – The Oklahoma City Thunder signed center Hasheem Thabeet to a contract, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Thabeet (7-3, 263), the second overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, has appeared in 135 games (16 starts) with Memphis, Houston and Portland, averaging 2.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game.
ORLANDO -- Cole Aldrich may very well represent the Thunder organization’s aims in regards to player development. Going into his third season in the NBA, Aldrich has had the experience of playing with the Tulsa 66ers, the Thunder’s D-League affiliate, learning each and every day behind veterans like Kendrick Perkins and Nick Collison, and now has the opportunity to learn and grow during the Orlando Summer League.
ORLANDO -- Even though he's already experienced a full NBA season and gone to the NBA Finals, Reggie Jackson is covering new ground during the Summer League in Orlando.
After the first game of Summer League action against the Boston Celtics on Monday, thunder.nba.com caught up with Jackson, who had plenty to say about getting back on the floor with his Thunder teammates and playing in his very first Summer League action.