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The topic of the G League came up in the cold tubs after the Thunder’s 119-106 win against the Trail Blazers Saturday.

OKC was shorthanded due to injuries and rest on the second night of a back-to-back, so several young players’ playing time increased. One of those players was Luguentz Dort, a rookie on a two-way contract. He played over 19 minutes and guarded Portland point guard Damian Lillard for much of that time.

“Lu, the confidence that he plays with now when he’s up with us is totally different than earlier in the season,” Thunder guard Chris Paul said.

That’s how Paul ended up talking to Dort about the G League, while sitting in a cold tub.

Dort, 20, signed with the Thunder this summer as an undrafted free agent. On a two-way contract, Dort is allowed 45 days with the Thunder, and he spends the rest of his time with the team’s G League affiliate, the OKC Blue. In 12 G League games, Dort is averaging 19.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists.

The Blue molds its playing style to fit with the Thunder’s, to ease the transition between the G League and NBA for players like Dort, who spends time with both teams. The physical proximity between the two teams is also an advantage. The Thunder and blue practice five miles away from each other.

“This is the first year in my career that I’ve had a G League team that’s close,” Paul said. “… It’s good to see them (young) guys because they come up and play with confidence, and we need that."

The Thunder's game Saturday was Dort's eighth of his career. He is averaging 3.8 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.5 steals in 16.9 minutes per game.

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Luguentz Dort (5) poses for a photo during the Oklahoma City Thunder media day at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019.  [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman]

Luguentz Dort (5) poses for a photo during the Oklahoma City Thunder media day at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman]

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