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Ranking the Best 5 Draft Picks in OKC Thunder History
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The Oklahoma City Thunder have only been a team since 2008, but they have evolved from a helpless lottery team into a powerhouse contender seemingly overnight.

However, it wasn't quite as sudden as you may think. We know that the core of the Thunder consists of Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka and Russell Westbrook. But these three didn't get together one offseason and decide to go to OKC. Rather, they were all assembled through the more traditional means of the NBA draft.

Yes, Kevin Durant did get drafted in 2007 when the Thunder were still the SuperSonics, but in the five years since then, Oklahoma City has had plenty of success of its own in the draft. 

So without counting the Seattle history, let's see who makes the cut for being amongst the best players ever to be drafted by the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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