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Chet Holmgren Hyped by Thunder HC After Mavs Loss: 'He Sleeps in His Sneakers'

Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Mark Daigneault said Rookie of the Year runner-up Chet Holmgren is going to be an even more dominant player during his second NBA season.

"Right now, this is, in my opinion, the lowest level of Chet Holmgren we're going to see, which is pretty exciting," Daigneault told reporters (h/t Thunder reporter Rylan Stiles.) "And the reason I'm so confident in saying that is because of his appetite for improvement.

"He's a guy that is incredibly focused. Basketball is his number one priority. He sleeps in his sneakers."

Holmgren led the Thunder with 2.