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OKC Thunder Acquires First & Second-Round Draft Picks

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 22, 2020 – The Oklahoma City Thunder has acquired a protected 2021 first-round draft pick and a 2021 second-round draft pick (via Denver) from Golden State in exchange for forward Kelly Oubre Jr., it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti.

Oubre Jr. (6-7, 203) has appeared in 348 career games (99 starts) with Washington and Phoenix, averaging 10.9 points and 4.1 rebounds in 24.1 minutes per game, shooting 43.1 percent from the floor. The New Orleans native was originally acquired from Phoenix on Nov. 16.

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Derek Nester
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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