Lastly, the Thunder will receive Charlotte's 2013 second-round pick, a selection that for a time belonged to the Thunder but was conveyed to Boston as compensation for the Jeff Green trade dispute. The Celtics sent the pick to Houston to acquire Courtney Lee.
Martin is on an expiring contract, which teams covet when looking to shed salary in trades. And the draft picks, potentially three in the top 31, make for attractive trade bait.
Thunder general manager Sam Presti has built OKC into a power by carefully utilizing the exact same type of parts he netted for Harden.
It's why the Thunder's future looks as bright as ever, even if the present might appear a little murky.