Newly signed players hope to bring magic to Thunder

OKC Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder announced two new guards,┬áDeAndre Liggins and Andy Rautins, Wednesday.

Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti did not release the terms of the deal, per team policy.

Liggins (6-6, 209 pounds) saw action in 17 games during the 2011-12 season as a member of the Orlando Magic where he registered averages of 1.9 points and 0.9 rebounds in 6.8 minutes.

After spending three years at the University of Kentucky, Liggins was selected in the second round (No. 53 overall) of the 2011 draft by the Orlando Magic.

Rautins (6-4, 190 pounds), a second-round pick of the New York Knicks in 2010 (No. 38 overall) spent the 2011-12 season playing in Spain for Lucentum Alicante where he appeared in 17 games and averaged 7.3 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 15.4 minutes per contest.

The former Canadian National Team member appeared in five NBA games with the Knicks after concluding his four year collegiate career at Syracuse University.


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