Biggest question OKC Thunder GM, Sam Presti must answer in 2019-20 season

OKC Thunder General Manager Sam Presti (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)
OKC Thunder General Manager Sam Presti (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images) /
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OKC Thunder General Manager Sam Presti speaks with media (Photo by Zach Beeker/NBAE viaGetty Images) /

With the OKC Thunder reposition and replenish era in full motion General Manager Sam Presti faces copious decisions, but which question tops the list this 2019-20 season?

On the first article of this series, I dove into Billy Donovan and set the stage for what’s to come in this series. One question that faces each level of the OKC Thunder organization: General Manager, Coach, and all active players including the two-way guys.

What an offseason for Sam Presti, huh? After another season that ends too soon, with failure and disappointment draped across it, a franchise that saw a once in a generational talent leave unexpectedly in free agency three years ago, witnessed it’s most shocking departures this offseason.

After Damian Lillard hit the shot that will live in both Portland Trail Blazers and Oklahoma City Thunder lore for the rest of time, all was quiet. While sadness and disappointment set in for fans and the team, it seemed to everyone that this team would still run it back.

Paul George, fresh off a contract extension and yet another banged up postseason that left him not living up to expectations and franchise pillar Russell Westbrook on a Supermax deal as he turned into an embodiment and face of an entire city much less an organization.

As the NBA world turned their sights onto prized free agent Kawhi Leonard, OKC Thunder fans were worried about an improved Western Conference and the possibility that the duo of Russell Westbrook and Paul George might not be enough anymore.

As the NBA turns, you have to expect the unexpected. No one will forget that dreaded midnight Woj tweet that sent the OKC Thunder into their first-ever rebuild with the Oklahoma City rendition of the organization.

Sam Presti has already answered one question before the season even starts…right?