Credit: AFP-Scanpix
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Oklahoma City Thunder officially announced that the club exercised the contract option for Aleksej Pokusevski for the 2022-23 season.

Aleksej Pokusevski

Aleksej  Pokusevski
Team: Oklahoma City Thunder
Position: SF, PF
Age: 19
Height: 214 cm
Weight: 94 kg
Birth place: Belgrade, Serbia

Thunder also exercised the very same options for Darius Bazley and Ty Jerome.

In 48 games (28 starts) with Oklahoma City, Pokusevski holds averages of 7.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.1 assists in 23.5 minutes per game.

After his assignment to the G League last season, the Serbian native increased his scoring average (11.1 points), rebounds (5.4), and assists (2.7).

Bazley has appeared in 119 career games (67 starts) with Oklahoma City and averaged 9.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 1.2 assists in 24.6 minutes per game.

Last season, the Ohio native was fourth on the team in scoring (13.7 points) and second in rebounding (7.2 rebounds) while shooting 39.6 percent from the floor.

Jerome has seen action in 65 games (one start) with the Thunder and the Suns and averaged 7.0 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 2.5 assists while shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc in 17.4 minutes per game.

In his 33 games with the Thunder last season, he averaged career highs in points (10.7), assists (3.6), and field goal percentage (44.6).

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Aleksej Pokusevski

Aleksej  Pokusevski
Aleksej  Pokusevski
MIN: 12.79
PTS: 4.67 (33.33%)
REB: 3.67
As: 2
ST: 1
BL: 0.33
TO: 1.67
GM: 3