| Small forward|
230 lb (104 kg)
1.14 million USD (2015)
6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
| December 19, 1991 (age 24)
Webster, Texas (1991-12-19) |
C. M. Russell (Great Falls, Montana)
Oklahoma City Thunder (#34 / Small forward)
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Mitch McGary, Andre Roberson, Semaj Christon, Dwight Powell, Anthony Morrow
Josh Huestis Wikipedia
Josh Huestis (born December 19, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for Stanford University.
Considered a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Huestis was listed as the No. 48 power forward in the nation in 2010. Went to Charles M. Russell High School in Great Falls MT
Huestis spent four seasons at Stanford and averaged 7.5 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 135 career games. During both his junior and senior seasons, Huestis was named to the Pac-12 Defensive Team and at the conclusion of his sophomore season, he received Pac-12 Defensive Team Honorable Mention honors. In 2013–14, Huestis scored in double-figures on 19 occasions while leading Stanford in rebounding (8.2 rpg) and blocks (1.9 bpg). He concluded his collegiate career as the all-time leading shot blocker in Cardinal history.
On June 26, 2014, Huestis was selected with the 29th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Oklahoma City Thunder. He later joined the Thunder for the 2014 NBA Summer League. On November 4, 2014, he was acquired by the Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA Development League. On November 14, he made his professional debut in a 111–105 loss to the Maine Red Claws, recording 10 points, nine rebounds and two assists in 37 minutes. In 46 games for the Blue in 2014–15, he averaged 10.2 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.5 blocks per game.
On July 30, 2015, Huestis signed with the Thunder. On March 24, 2016, he made his NBA debut in a 113–91 win over the Utah Jazz, recording three points in five minutes off the bench. On April 16, Huestis made his debut in the playoffs, recording one rebound in eight minutes off the bench in a Game 1 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.
During his rookie and sophomore seasons, Huestis has received multiple assignments to the Oklahoma City Blue.