According to reports, the Thunder have made a deal.
They get Randy Foye from the Nuggets and send out D.J. Augustin, Steve Novak and two future second round picks. The two second round picks are for this season, one that came via the Hornets in the Jeremy Lamb trade, and the Thunder’s own.
Foye has been bad this season and likely won’t slot into any rotation minutes. He’s backcourt filler, but adding him — an expiring deal — and save roughly $8.4 million in future luxury tax penalties. Add that to reduced salary, and the Thunder are saving $9.8 million total, while also clearing a roster spot.
Is Foye going to play? Is he good? Probably not and not really. He’s shooting under 30 percent from 3 and 35 percent from the floor. He’s played a lot for the Nuggets, but he hasn’t played well. He does have a decent history as a 3-point shooter (37 percent career) and is an average defender. Keep Reading…