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Monday Summarize: Finishing Off Season Roster

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Over the past week, the preseason went on and the Thunder attempted to narrow down their roster for the first game of the regular season.

Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

In this week's preseason games, the Thunder went 3-0, defeating the Bobcats 120-98, the Suns 107-97 and the Nuggets 108-101. Let's look at what happened.

-DeAndre Liggins seems to be the most likely candidate to make the 15th spot on the Thunder's roster, beating out Daniel Orton, Hollis Thompson and Andy Rautins. (Article)

-Kendrick Perkins, Thabo Sefolosha and James Harden both returned from their injuries Sunday in the Thunder's win over the Nuggets. Perkins played 18 minutes and got 2 points and 4 rebounds, Sefolosha played 20 minutes and racked up 8 points while Harden played 29 minutes, scoring 16 points. This was also the first time this preseason that the Thunder starting 5 all played. (Boxscore)

- The Thunder waived guard Walker Russell, Jr. (Article)

-According to, a trade for James Harden is inevitable, and could easily happen if him and the Thunder don't get a deal done soon. (Article)