OKC Thunder NBA draft profile: Cameron Thomas, the bucket getter

OKC Thunder draft prospect series; Louisiana State Tigers guard Cameron Thomas (24) handles the ball while defended by Michigan Wolverines guard Mike Smith: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Next up for Intentions annual OKC Thunder prospect profile series is LSU guard Cameron Thomas.

Noted as a microwave scorer who broke several scoring records Thomas won’t be feasting on the defensive end but could be the next version of J.J. Redick.

For a team like the OKC Thunder, the question will be whether they are willing to add a prospect who isn’t projected to have a high defensive ceiling but could provide offense in bunches off the bench.

OKC Thunder draft prospect profile for Cameron Thomas:

Specifics:

  • Height: 6’4″
  • Weight: 210 pounds
  • Position: Guard
  • Birthdate/Age:  October 13, 2001, 19 years
  • College: LSU, Freshman
  • Stat line: 23 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 0.9 steals
  • Home Town: Chesapeake, Virginia

Box Score Statistics:

Per Game Table
Season G MP FGA FG% 2PA 2P% 3PA 3P% FTA FT% TRB AST STL PTS
2020-21 29 34.0 17.2 .406 10.0 .464 7.2 .325 7.6 .882 3.4 1.4 0.9 23.0

Current Ranking:

Most mock drafts have Thomas projected to go anywhere from 20th to 29th in the first round.

With that let’s dive a little deeper into Cameron Thomas to determine his strengths and weaknesses.

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