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Thunder inks Justin Robinson to second 10-day contract

After Justin Robinson’s original signing April 5, the 23-year-old guard was given ten days to impress the Thunder before his future with the franchise would reach an ultimatum. Upon Thursday’s expiring of his contract, he showed enough for Sam Presti to sign the guard again for another 10 days — extending him until April 25.

Robinson has appeared in six games for Oklahoma City this season, posting averages of 3.5 points, 1.0 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in a 12.0 minute span.

The point-guard showed flashes of potential in his first stint, showcasing a 9-point debut including a flurry of pull-up jumpers, and needle-threading passes in the fastbreak.

Mark Daigneault used Robinson as a third-string option for the latter half of his ten days, typically being thrust into action when the Thunder found themselves down twenty-plus.

In his second contract, Robinson’s role will likely still be reserved to late-game minutes — however; with Oklahoma City numbering five players on their injury list, he might see more opportunities.

Per NBA rules, the Thunder cannot sign Robinson to a third 10-day deal, instead any prospective deal would need to fetch a one-year contract.

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