DeAndre Liggins talks about how he wound up with the Oklahoma City Thunder

DeAndre Liggins, left, and Daniel Orton - photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
DeAndre Liggins, left, and Daniel Orton – photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

On Sept. 12, the Thunder announced the signing of guard to its training camp roster.  The 6-foot-6, 209-pound Liggins played 17 games last season with the Orlando Magic, averaging 1.9 points, 0.9 rebounds and 6.8 minutes.  After playing three seasons at Kentucky, Liggins was selected in the second round (53rd overall) in the 2011 Draft.  How did you end up getting a tryout with the Thunder?  “Orlando decided not to bring me back. OKC called my agent and said they liked me, liked the way I played and they were going to bring me down here and work me out. I worked out for a week. Two weeks later, I came back and I’ve been here since.”

 

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