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OKC Thunder Announces Summer League Roster

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 1, 2019 – The Oklahoma City Thunder announced its roster today for the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019.

The Thunder’s summer league team will play a minimum of five games and a maximum of seven, starting with four preliminary contests from July 6-11. The top eight teams will then be seeded in the tournament, which starts July 12 and concludes with the Championship Game on July 15. Teams that do not qualify for the tournament will each play a consolation game.

Oklahoma City’s summer league squad includes Thunder guards Deonte Burton and Hamidou Diallo. Thunder rights-held players Devon Hall and Kevin Hervey are also on the roster. Dave Bliss will serve as head coach of Oklahoma City’s summer league team.

Tickets for MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 are on sale now. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting NBATickets.com. Games can be viewed live on the ESPN networks or NBA TV. Full coverage of the Thunder at Summer League can be found at okcthunder.com, the Thunder Mobile App and on the team’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

The Thunder’s complete Summer League roster and schedule are as follows:

 

Derek Nesterhttps://sunflowerstateradio.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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