There are many teams that have nothing to lose this season. The franchises who are in the midst of a rebuilding process prepare for the Panorama to continue as a testing ground from October to April Better Future, perfect case St. Anthonywho got rid of his elemental piece, Dejounte MurrayTo start a new path.
with draft over the visible horizon hopeful For franchisees at the bottom of the table (presence of Victor Vembanyama invites it), Spurs want to continue training their young players to become the dominant team in the West that we have grown accustomed to. Despite the poor results obtained in the last two seasons, fans of the Texan team have some reason to be excited. green shoots.
After a few years in which San Antonio was in no man’s land, in limbo between the first round of playoffs and don’t play after the season, no target In the short or medium term, management understood it was time radical change, a 180 degree turn.
derojan why la marcus aldridge passed the relay to Dejounte Murray why Keldon Johnson, the first, which becamell-star Last season, he was the protagonist of the movement that set the new roadmap for Spurs. base was moved atlanta hawks for Daniel Gallinari (which will end in boston and with anterior cruciate ligament injury), and First rounds of 2023, 2025 and 2027 From the Georgian team.
With the departure of the player from 26 yearsspotlights were installed Keldon Johnson, Olympic champions with the United States team in the past Tokyo Olympics He took the baton from Murray and with it, left behind whatever had to do with the previous project. Now, the young people prepare the ground for whatever is to come.
Despite not being a big name in roster and don’t start the campaign right (6-12)St. Anthony’s competition All the games he has played this start of the season. Good choices made in the past are added to step forward for young people already in the team draft. brian wrightThe franchise’s general manager, has started this rebuilding process off on the right foot.
Jeremy Sochan (9º), big branham (20th) and blake wesley (25th) The elections were held in the traditional gala that brings together the world’s talents going to enter the NBA. First, Polish former university player boilerHe has great defensive ability.
With a deep wingspan (2’13m), it is able to Defense of five posts, Apart from giving up spectacular offensive performances in recent dates (30 points vs wonder, His intelligence allows him to stay one step ahead of the attacker. Furthermore, his aggressive side can be developed, making him a creative pivot With the ball in his hands. A talent who will bring out the best version of himself in the hands of Popovich.
The Spurs secured the points with Branham and Wesley. while malachi dazzled the world Ohio State with their ability to outwit rivals and score after dribblewesley could be a good comguard, they are explosiveness This is mixed with the ability to direct the game. Although he hasn’t had much first-base opportunities in these first games our Lady will poke holes in rotation Texas
Keldon Johnson, in spite of 23 years, is the leader of this new group of young people. your experience with America And the improvement he has shown year after year makes him one of the perennial candidates for the Most Improved Player of the Season award. Multifaceted talent That allows him to deal damage from the outside since he joined the league (34% hit from triples) and be sharp near the basket. Skill after contact and the ability to take shots from medium range.
loss 21.8 points The per game average supports the offensive level he reached at the start of the season. Spurs would give him for anything $74 million in four years, Within months Murray’s Square became the benchmark.
This is an example of improvement in the case of Devin Vassell. In its third season In the competition he is showing why Spurs put their trust in him from the start. Being such a high choice (pick 11 In 2020), chasing a good game with erratic matches, he did not perform well. The rebuilding process has come like a glove.
of Excelero Florida State it is inside 19.4 points from meeting, with a 40% success from triple to throw 7.1 per night. Unmistakable from long range, he is a beacon in attack alongside Johnson. His confidence has grown over the years, as has his influence and regularity.
One of the most appreciated pieces regarding last season is three jones, younger brother of Tyusplayers of memphis grizzlies, It has emerged as one of the great surprises of the competition in the first weeks. elected in verse 41 From the same draft as the weasel, exDukepartner of Zion, Barrett and Radish in college, he’s in more than 13.2 points and 6.3 assists per gameIn addition to this 1.4 Robberies Ball’s Murray’s departure has helped him to uncover himself.
Looking to the future, especially in the short term, San Antonio is interested in gathering draft picks as well as interesting youth to continue shaping their project. This is where it plays an important role. Jacob Polt. of Austrian 27 years He became one of the most solid and consistent players of the last season. His work on the boards and ability to score under the basket have made him a target of many teams that want to aspire to a championship. Golden State Warriors, toronto raptors hey los angeles clippers There are examples of teams going after a pivot.
If Spurs are able to get the good pieces in a imaginary transfer, will take giant steps in a project that seems to be burning up the phases at a dizzying pace. Although Victor Vembanayama’s name is written in capital letters in the directors’ notebook, it is likely that run Hendersontalented point guard lit upmay reach texas in the next draft, the reason for the confusion. Dejounte’s transfer was a All or nothingone condition tanking Which sometimes goes well, but in others it seems like the season just wasn’t worth it.
the golden age of one is gone dynasty who dominates the NBA. five championships (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007) Stand above AT&T Center They are forced to respect winning tradition and, therefore, compete against the best of the West. without certainty of popovich continuation, which has been confirmed for this season, the Spurs start a path in the desert to return to the throne. He must die to be born again in San Antonio.