Oklahoma City Thunder Front Office
Keith Smith emptied his notebook after speaking to players, coaches, front office personnel and agents with all 15 Western Conference teams.
Similar to Donovan Mitchell with the Jazz and James Harden leaving the Ginobili role behind in OKC, fit, freedom and usage play a critical part in raising the ceiling of shooting guards like Victor Oladipo.
It would be wonderful, especially for folks who defended Carmelo in his prime, if he could find a way to make it work in Houston. He's a generational talent who hasn't totally gotten his due.