Player report cards, important offseason dates



The OKC Thunder had a historic season.

OKC (57-25) became the youngest No. 1 seed in NBA history. It then reached the Western Conference semifinals, where it suffered a 4-2 series loss to the Dallas Mavericks.

Here’s a look at what’s next for OKC, including end-of-season player report cards and key offseason dates.

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OKC Thunder player report cards at the end of the season

Over the next three weeks, The Oklahoman will publish a series of report cards on each of the Thunder’s top 15 players. The numbers are curved against the role and expectations.

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When is the 2024 NBA Draft?

The 2024 NBA Draft is scheduled for June 26-27 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

OKC has the No. 12 overall pick in the draft. It marks the fourth straight year the Thunder will make a lottery pick.

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When does NBA Free Agency 2024 start?

Each NBA team may begin negotiating with its own impending free agents the day after the final game of the NBA Finals, ending no later than June 23.

Teams can then negotiate with all other upcoming free agents on June 30 at 5:00 PM CT. Contracts can be signed from 11:01 PM on July 6.

OKC is in a position to be a buyer during free agency. It will have about $35 million in cap space.

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When is the 2024 NBA Summer League?

Here are the dates for the NBA’s Summer League events:

  • July 6, 7 and 9: California Classic Summer League in Sacramento and San Francisco
  • July 8-10: Salt Lake City Summer League (Utah, Memphis, OKC and Philadelphia)
  • July 12-22: Las Vegas Summer League

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