5 Oklahoma City Thunder at risk of being traded this summer

These Thunder could be sent packing in the offseason.

Oklahoma City Thunder, Josh Giddey
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4. Aaron Wiggins

The Thunder have a crucial decision to make on Wiggin’s contract this summer. They have a $1.9 million team option for the 2024-25 campaign. Getting a role player on that salary is a massive win, but the 6’6 wing is set to become an unrestricted free agent in 2025. Oklahoma City may just want to move on if they do not see a long-term future.

The 25-year-old has seen his minutes decline since joining the Thunder as a second-round draft pick in 2021. He is averaging 6.2 points and 2.3 rebounds in 14.4 minutes per game this season. NBA teams can never have too much wing depth, and it appears Wiggins has an elite skill that should draw interest from several teams.

He has made 51.2 percent of his 86 3-point attempts this season and is a career 38.7 percent marksman from long range. It is not easy to find a 6’6 wing with positional flexibility and shooting ability. It should give him positive trade value and could help the Thunder sweeten a deal for a marquee talent, despite his limited playing time.

Aaron Wiggins will be a piece of a larger trade if he is moved this summer. The Thunder have no use for draft capital. They must decide if Wiggins is part of their rotation or a trade asset this summer. He won’t be the only wing on their block.