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Josh Huestis | Forward | #34

Team: Oklahoma City Thunder
Age / DOB:  (25) / 12/19/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 230
College: Stanford
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 1 (29) / OKC
Contract: view contract details

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The Thunder exercised the third-year options on Josh Huestis and Cameron Payne.
Even though Huestis barely plays, it doesn't cost much to pick him up to see what he can do. In the preseason, he averaged 5.4 points per game. There was hope he'd get in the rotation, but it hasn't happened yet. Sat, Oct 29, 2016 06:06:00 PM

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Josh Huestis believes that he can crack the rotation for the Thunder this season.

After appearing in just five games for the Thunder last season, there's suddenly a lot of playing time available in OKC with Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka out of the picture. "Of course. Obviously, losing Kevin opens up a lot of minutes," Huestis said. "I'm just trying to be somebody who can step in and contribute, help the team win in whatever capacity that is." Huestis will be competing with Andre Roberson, Kyle Singler, Anthony Morrow and Ersan Ilyasova, so there's certainly a path to minutes in OKC for the 24-year-old combo forward. For now, he's only worth monitoring in very deep leagues.
Source: Oklahoman
Mon, Sep 19, 2016 10:09:00 AM

Josh Huestis will play in 2016 summer league.

While it will be good for the 24-year-old to get some extra experience, Huestis only appeared in five games during the 2015-16 regular season and can be ignored in all fantasy leagues.
Thu, Jun 2, 2016 10:47:00 AM

Thunder coach Billy Donovan could give Josh Huestis a look during the last three games of the season.

"Going forward, we'll evaluate that," Donovan said. "I'm not going to say we know for sure we're gonna all of a sudden throw him in there the last three games a lot of minutes. But it's good to see him progressing the way he has." Huestis played 21 minutes vs. Portland and had six points, six boards, one block, one steal and two treys with OKC resting their stars, but the Thunder should at least entertain the idea of giving him another look because Kyle Singler hasn't played well at all.
Source: Oklahoman
Sat, Apr 9, 2016 11:43:00 AM

Josh Huestis has been sent down for a D-League stint.

He's played in just two games this season.
Thu, Mar 31, 2016 04:47:00 PM

Josh Huestis scored a career-high five points on Monday vs. the Pistons, adding one board, one 3-pointer and one block in 16 minutes.

This was just his second career appearance, but he isn't going to be in the rotation when Kevin Durant (rest) is active. Leave him on the wire.
Tue, Mar 29, 2016 10:02:00 PM

Thunder recall F Josh Huestis from the D-League.

He hasn't played a single game this season and that may not change.
Sun, Mar 13, 2016 10:24:00 AM

Thunder recall F Josh Huestis from the D-League.

Every single Huestis blurb we've done since the summer are about his D-League stints, an indication of how close he is to obtaining any kind of fantasy value.
Mon, Feb 29, 2016 02:38:00 PM

Josh Huestis has been recalled from the D-League.

He hasn't played in a single game this season.
Tue, Jan 26, 2016 04:35:00 PM

Thunder assign F Josh Huestis to the D-League.

Huestis, the famed domestic draft and stash, has not come close to making an impact with the Thunder.
Wed, Jan 6, 2016 10:01:00 AM

The Oklahoma City Thunder have assigned Josh Huestis to the D-League.

While Huestis has potential, he isn't even close to being on the fantasy radar and can be left untouched in all leagues.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 01:23:00 PM

Thunder assign F Josh Huestis to the D-League.

Huestis has a long way to go before registering on the NBA radar.
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 09:54:00 AM

Thunder recall Josh Huestis from the D-League.

This is the first blurb Huestis has received since July, and it might be his last one for another four months, as well.
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 01:30:00 PM

The Thunder will sign F Josh Huestis to a four-year deal at the rookie scale.

There have been numerous reports that the Thunder were saving their final roster spot for Huestis, and now it is finally official. Huestis spent the entire 2014-15 season in the D-League and put up averages of 10.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists, and he likely won't be in the rotation next season on a deep Thunder squad. Huestis can be ignored in just about all leagues.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015 06:03:00 PM

The Thunder are reportedly saving their final roster spot for SF Josh Huestis, whom they selected at No. 29 in the 2014 draft.

Huestis was a regular in the D-League last season but Thunder GM Sam Presti has already indicated that they'd like to call him up, saying in May, "He's someone that we think very highly of ... we think he has a future with the team." Huestis would be buried behind Kevin Durant, Kyle Singler and possibly even Steve Novak on the depth chart.
Sun, Jul 26, 2015 10:46:00 PM

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PG1Russell Westbrook
2Cameron Payne
3Semaj Christon
SG1Victor Oladipo
2Anthony Morrow
3Alex Abrines
SF1Andre Roberson
2Jerami Grant
3Kyle Singler
4Josh Huestis
PF1Domantas Sabonis
2Nick Collison
C1Steven Adams
2Enes Kanter
3Joffrey Lauvergne
4Dakari Johnson