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OKC Thunder: No added Pressure on Josh Giddey, despite being pick 6

The OKC Thunder picked inside the top ten for the first time since selecting James Harden in the 2009 NBA Draft. After a season that saw them go 22-50, their lowest win total during their Oklahoma City tenure, the team selected Josh Giddey an 18-year-old 6’9 point guard from Australia.

Oklahoma City Thunder General Manager Sam Presti met with the media today, and was asked about the pressure’s his prized rookie faces, he told the media not to be concerned with any additional pressure from the organization.

Josh Giddey not facing added pressure from the OKC Thunder organization

On the roster, the Oklahoma City Thunder has two players on their roster picked inside the top ten of the NBA Draft.