Garuba, 21, appeared in 75 games with the Rockets last season, averaging 3.0 points and 4.1 rebounds. He was acquired by the Thunder in a July trade with the Hawks in a deal that sent guard Patty Mills to Atlanta.
Garuba also spent his rookie year of 2021-22 with the Rockets and also played plenty for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the G League that season.
He was selected with the No. 23 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft after playing for Spanish power Real Madrid, where he was selected as a EuroLeague Rising Star.
As Charania noted, Garuba averaged 8.2 points and 4.0 rebounds for Spain at the FIBA World Cup earlier this month.