Projecting the Position-by-Position Depth Chart for Oklahoma City Thunder

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Projecting the Position-by-Position Depth Chart for Oklahoma City Thunder
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Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti spent the summer putting together arguably the deepest roster in franchise history. Now, it's up to new coach Billy Donovan to assign roles, allocate minutes and keep everybody happy. 

In his July 8 interview with ESPN.com's Royce Young, Donovan admitted he hasn't given the upcoming season's rotation much thought, but he will address it more as training camp draws near:

I haven't really had much of a chance to do much with that right now, in terms of getting into that. I think as we get closer to September I'll have a little bit more of a chance to talk with the guys. Certainly Russell, and Kevin and Serge ...

With Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka predictably taking three of the five spots in the starting lineup, Donovan's toughest decisions will be at center and shooting guard. He'll also have to make some interesting choices with his second unit. Mitch McGary made a compelling case for playing time with a solid summer league, while niche players like Andre Roberson and Steve Novak could be left out of the loop. 

Donovan's first glimpse at his new squad came during voluntary team workouts held in Los Angeles, per Berry Tramel of the Oklahoman. The rookie coach will also have training camp and the preseason to help solidify his group. 

This is what the 2015-16 Thunder depth chart should look like in Donovan's first season.

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