3 free agents still available Thunder must pursue to round out roster

There are a few players still available on the free agency market the OKC Thunder must consider signing.
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The OKC Thunder may have already made their splashy free agency move by signing Isaiah Hartenstein to a three-year, $87 million deal on day two of the festivities, but, considering their issues and rotational vacancies that still remain, there's a strong argument to be made that the front office shouldn't close the door on future signings quite yet.

Though Oklahoma City wrapped up their latest campaign as the top-seed in the Western Conference standings and embarked on their first semifinal excursion since the Kevin Durant era, present throughout were myriad in-game struggles and on-court problems that, ultimately, paved the way to their second-round demise.

Free agent options to address remaining issues for OKC Thunder

With the signing of Hartenstein, the Thunder have already managed to address both their lacking size in the frontcourt and their lackluster rebounding efforts that saw them rank 27 in boards per game last season

However, there are still a few glaring weaknesses from the 2023-24 campaign that could stand for some serious tweaking, and still remaining on the free agency market are several players who could help them shore up these areas of concern.

Devonte' Graham

No, Devonte' Graham is by no means the sexiest of names currently in the NBA, but he possesses a skill set that could be of great use to the Thunder come next season.

After parting ways with Josh Giddey via the Alex Caruso swap with the Chicago Bulls late last month, Oklahoma City finds itself void of any real playmaker and reliable backup ball handler behind Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.

Recently traded to the Charlotte Hornets from San Antonio and expected to be waived, Graham is an established facilitator who, per 100 possessions, dishes out 8.5 dimes for his career and sports a respectable assist percentage of 25.9.

On top of this, he's also a crafty scoring threat who, when consistently utilized in a rotation from 2019-20 through 2022-23, posted solid averages of 12.7 points on 36.1 percent shooting from distance.

With Giddey now gone and the recently drafted Nikola Topic expected to be out his entire rookie season, signing a player like Graham to a short-term, low-cost deal could be a solid move for the Thunder to make to better fill out their point guard position.