Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 8/14/13
For his rookie season, Jeremy Lamb bounced back and forth between the NBA and the D-League. On Oklahoma City's talented roster, there was not much space for the talented combo wing player from Connecticut. Lamb had shown in college that he could be a good scorer and a great creator of shots for others. Doing it at the NBA level, in pressure situations no less, was the question when the Thunder grabbed his rookie rights in the Kevin Martin-James Harden trade. It all ties into that though. Buried behind Martin, Kevin Durant and Thabo Sefolosha, Lamb had the time to grow and develop. The Thunder's scouting and young player development will get tested once again though. Martin is gone, signing with the Timberwolves. The James Harden-Sixth Man role is open once again. And it appears it is Jeremy Lamb's to fill. This is perhaps the biggest question for the Thunder remaining after the James Harden trade and the trip to the 2012 NBA Finals. There was a big gap in terms of playmaking...
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