Thunder Transactions & Milestones, 2020-21 Season

News confirmed via team release unless otherwise noted. See RealGM’s transaction log and future draft pages for more details on transactions.

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December 2020

12/1 Josh Hall waived


  • Aleksej Pokusevski signed to rookie scale contract
  • Zylan Cheatham waived
  • Chasson Randle signed
  • Antonius Cleveland signed

November 2020

11/11 Mark Daigneault hired as head coach

11/15 Dennis Schroder traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Danny Green and the #28 2020 draft pick

11/16 Chris Paul and Abdel Nader traded to the Phoenix Suns for Kelly Oubre, Jr., Ricky Rubio, Ty Jerome, Jalen Lecque, and the Suns’ 2022 first-round draft pick (top-12 protected)


  • Team option for the 2020-21 season declined for Deonte Burton
  • Danny Green and Terrance Ferguson traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Al Horford, the rights to Vasilije Micić, the Sixers’ 2025 first-round pick (protected), and the #34 2020 pick*
  • Ricky Rubio and two first-round draft picks (#25 & #28) traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for the #17 2020 pick and James Johnson
  • Aleksej Pokuševski drafted with #17 pick (via trade)
  • Theo Maledon drafted with #34 pick (via trade)
  • Admiral Schofield and #37 2020 pick acquired via trade from Washington Wizards, in exchange for Thunder’s #53 2020 pick
  • Vít Krejčí drafted with #37 pick (via trade)


  • Team option for the 2020-21 season exercised for Hamidou Diallo
  • Josh Hall signed to two-way contract
  • Ömer Yurtseven signed to Exhibit 10 contract (training camp deal)
  • Mike Muscala exercises player option for 2020-21 season
  • Kelly Oubre, Jr. traded to the Golden State Warriors in exchange for a protected 2021 first-round draft pick
  • Vincent Portier and cash considerations acquired via trade from the Boston Celtics, in exchange for a conditional future second-round pick (unlikely to convey)


  • Steven Adams traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for George Hill, Darius Miller, Josh Gray, Kenrich Williams, Zylan Cheatham (New Orleans), Denver’s first-round 2023 pick (protected), and two future second-round draft picks
  • Thunder hard-capped as result of sign-and-trade acquisitions in Adams deal
  • Three-team agreement to trade James Johnson to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Trevor Ariza, Justin Jackson, the more favorable of Dallas’s and Miami’s 2023 second-round pick and Dallas’s 2026 second-round pick.


  • Moses Brown signed to two-way contract
  • Jalen Lecque traded to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for TJ Leaf and a future Indiana second-round pick


  • Frank Jackson signed
  • Dalino Gallinari signed-and-traded to the Atlanta Hawks along with cash considerations in exchange for Atlanta’s 2025 second-round pick (conditional)

11/25 Mike Miller added as an assistant coach; assistants Mike Wilks, Dave Bliss, and David Akinyooye retained along with Zach Peterson and Kameron Woods (player development coaches)

October 2020

September 2020

9/8 Thunder, Billy Donovan agree to part ways (expired contract)

*not yet final

Last updated 12/3/20.