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June 27, 2013

Multiple picks give Thunder plethora of possibilities for today’s draft

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But with the pressure picking up on the organization and team leader Kevin Durant, this may be the time they make decisions that are strictly about winning a title next season.

“As we go through this, we hope to put the best team on the floor, not only today, but also to put ourselves in position to where year-in and year-out where we feel like we’re within a handful of teams that can compete for a title,” Presti said. “It’s one thing to win in the NBA, and it’s another thing to win under varying conditions over a long period of time. Obviously, the goal of our organization is to be good for a long period of time.”

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