There's no two ways about it: The Oklahoma City Thunder miss James Harden. But it's not just his scoring that they miss; they miss his playmaking and versatility as well. They've tried to find a capable replacement, and have failed multiple times. Dekker could be their answer. A Swiss Army knife of a player, Dekker can handle and pass the ball, shoot, defend and cut. He's not as crafty as Harden, and doesn't have his potential, but he's what the team needs.
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DJ Augustin did a more-than-admirable as OKC's back up point guard after the Reggie Jackson trade, but more likely than not, he's not the long term answer at that position. Cameron Payne could be. He exploded onto the national scene after a terrific sophomore campaign that saw him win OVC Player of the Year. He's an exceptional passer, a capable defender and a good shooter. Unlike Reggie Jackson, he doesn't try to play outside of himself and actually enjoys getting others involved. Payne could also allow Russell Westbrook to play off the ball some, which should scare the daylights out of opponents.
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Even since Steven Adams became a starter, the Thunder have sorely lacked that essential gritty, hard-nosed, take-no-nonsense energy player off the bench. Portis can be all that, and more. He was the SEC player of the year, averaging 17 points and nearly nine rebounds per game. He has a motor that always runs high and never turns off, with good range on his jumper and room to further improve on both ends of the floor. You don't need to call plays for him, and he can come in right away and contribute.
Another option for the Thunder, if they choose to address their back-up point guard need, is Jones. The Duke guard had a slow start to the season, but stepped up when his team needed him most. Not only is a he a good shooter, he's capable of hitting some incredibly tough shots, as he showed in the NCAA finals against Wisconsin. Just as important is his ability as a passer. He won't blow anyone away with his creativity or vision, but he can run the offense without getting into trouble.
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Kaminsky may not last to the 14th pick, but if he does, he'd be an intriguing option for the Thunder. Consider that Enes Kanter is due a massive contract extension this summer. Would the Thunder rather draft Kaminsky, who can do everything Kanter can, and defend at a much higher level (though, to be fair, any level is higher than Kanter), and have him on the books for longer and cheaper than Kanter? It's an interesting hypothetical, one the Thunder should consider if they have to face it.