3 Reasons why Isaiah Hartenstein is the perfect signing for the Thunder

With Oklahoma City and Isaiah Hartenstein set to put pen to paper, there are a few reasons as to why he's a perfect fit for the Thunder.
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2. Underrated offensive skillset

Harteinstein brings a super underrated offensive skillset to his new team. His two strongest assets are his surprisingly good passing vision and his touch, not only at the rim but away from it too.

The Knicks often played dump-off passes to Hartenstein in the lane, and he usually chose to finish with his signature runner. He shot 57 percent on shots between three and ten feet this past season and became reliable from that range in New York's offense.

He shot 64 percent from the field overall, displaying his touch and ability to finish in the lane, no matter the defense. Plus, in Oklahoma City, he'll be playing alongside offensive players like Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Jalen Williams, who attract so much defensive attention that will open up easier looks for Hartenstein.

However, when he has the ball in his hands, Harteinstein has proven himself as a gifted passer for his size. The low assist numbers don't do justice to the kind of facilitator he is, as he can find backdoor cuts, sense when a defender is out of position and he showed really impressive patience in entry passes.

His offensive package is another reason as to why the Thunder were so keen on adding him, and why there was such a big market for a player like him in free agency. He fits in very well with a well-rounded team like Oklahoma City, with two major offensive ball-handlers and being surrounded by shooters.