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OKC Thunder signs Aaron Wiggins to five years and $47 million

OKC Thunder signs Aaron Wiggins to five years and  million

The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed Aaron Wiggins to a five-year, $47 million contract, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. This comes two days after OKC declined his cheap team option for next season.

The Thunder have signed one of their key rotation pieces over the past three seasons. The 25-year-old has emerged as a backup winger for OKC after being drafted with the 55th pick of the 2021 NBA draft.

This is a valuable addition for the Thunder, as Wiggins is one of the better backup forwards in the league. Getting him at a bargain price means OKC is keeping an important bench piece.

In 78 games last season, Wiggins averaged 6.9 points on 56.2% shooting, 2.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists. He shot 49.2% from 3 on 1.6 attempts.

OKC also re-signed Isaiah Joe to a similar deal after declining his cheap team option for next season.

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