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    Spurscast Ep. 659: Hours Before the NBA Draft

    Spurscast Ep. 659: Hours Before the NBA Draft

    In Spurscast episode 659, Spurscast host Paul Garcia and Project Spurs writer Benjamin Bornstein discuss: 

    The latest draft rumors

    Draft prospects in the 9th, 20th, 25th, and 38th pick ranges hours before the draft.

    The Latest Draft Rumors
    Will the San Antonio Spurs try to trade up to the 4th pick with the Sacramento Kings for a chance at drafting Keegan Murray? That's one of the rumors addressed in the episode. Another rumor discussed would be if the Spurs might try to package the 20th and 25th picks to get a pick in the 11th through 17th draft range. 
    Draft Prospects in the 9th Pick Range
    Draft prospects discussed in the 9th pick range are:
    Ousmane Dieng (Mock average 12th)
    Jalen Duren (Mock average 11th)
    Dyson Daniels (Mock average 8th)
    Johnny Davis (Mock average 10th)
    AJ Griffin (Mock average 11th)
    Shaedon Sharpe (Mock average 8th)
    Draft Prospects in the 20th Pick Range
    Draft prospects discussed in the 20th pick range are:
    Blake Wesley (Mock average 21st)
    Nikola Jovic (Mock average 25th)
    TyTy Washington (Mock average 20th)
    Dalen Terry (Mock average 23rd)
    EJ Liddell (Mock average 23rd)
    Jalen Williams (Mock average 16th)
    Jaden Hardy (Mock average 24th)
    Draft Prospects in the 25th Pick Range
    Draft prospects discussed in the 25th pick range are:
    Walker Kessler
    Jaden Hardy
    EJ Liddell
    Kennedy Chandler
    Christian Braun
    Ismael Kamagate
    Draft Prospects in the 38th Pick Range
    Draft prospects discussed in the 38th pick range are:
    MarJon Beauchamp
    Christian Koloko
    Caleb Houstan
    Andrew Nembhard
    Max Christie
    Jaylin Williams
    Gabriele Procida

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    Spurscast Ep. 658: Less Than Two Weeks from the Draft

    Spurscast Ep. 658: Less Than Two Weeks from the Draft

    Spurscast: Less Than Two Weeks from the Draft

    In Spurscast episode 658, Spurscast host Paul Garcia, Project Spurs writer Benjamin Bornstein, and former Project Spurs writer Trevor Zickgraf discuss: 

    If the Spurs should try to trade up in the draft

    Draft prospects with the 9th pick

    Draft prospects with the 20th pick

    Draft prospects with the 25th pick

    Draft prospects with the 38th pick in the second round

    Trading Up
    In the event Chet Holmgren or Paolo Banchero fell to 4th in the NBA Draft, do the San Antonio Spurs have a trade package that would intrigue the Sacramento Kings into trading the 4th pick?
    Keegan Murray of Iowa and Shaedon Sharpe of Kentucky are draft prospects projected to be drafted before 9th, the Spurs' first round pick. Should San Antonio try to move up via trade to try and get in position to draft one of those two prospects?
    Draft Prospects with the 9th Pick
    Draft prospects mentioned in the 9th pick range are:

    Benedict Mathurin, a 6'6" player out of Arizona, whose mock average is 8th.

    Jalen Duren, a 6'11" player out of Memphis, whose mock average is 11th.

    Jeremy Sochan, a 6'9" player out of Baylor, whose mock average is 12th, and the Spurs reportedly have interest in.

    Dyson Daniels, a 6'6" G-League Ignite player, whose mock average is 8th, and the Spurs reportedly have interest in.

    Ousmane Dieng, a 6'9" player from the New Zealand Breakers, whose mock average is 14th.

    Draft Prospects with the 20th Pick
    Draft prospects mentioned in the 20th pick range are:

    Nikola Jovic

    Jalen Williams

    Jaden Hardy

    Kennedy Chandler

    Patrick Baldwin Jr.

    Draft Prospects with the 25th Pick
    Draft prospects mentioned in the 25th pick range are:

    Jaden Hardy

    Kendall Brown

    Kennedy Chandler

    Dalen Terry

    Patrick Baldwin Jr.

    Christian Braun

    Ryan Rollins

    Caleb Houstan

    Draft Prospects with the 38th Pick in the Second Round
    Draft prospects mentioned in the 38th pick range of the second round are:

    Wendell Moore Jr.

    Max Christie

    Caleb Houstan

    John Butler

    Khalifa Diop

    Other draft prospects discussed in the episode are:

    Johnny Davis

    Tari Eason

    Blake Wesley

    EJ Liddell

    Walker Kessler

    MarJon Beauchamp

    Jake LaRavia

    Christian Koloko

    Leonard Miller

    Gabriele Procida

    Peyton Watson

    David Roddy

    Josh Minott

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    • 56 min
    Spurscast Ep. 657: How Would Trades Work This Offseason?

    Spurscast Ep. 657: How Would Trades Work This Offseason?

    Episode Title: Spurscast: How Would Trades Work This Offseason?

    In Spurscast episode 657, Spurscast host Paul Garcia discusses: 

    How trades would work with the Spurs’ first-round picks

    How a sign-and-trade deal would work with Lonnie Walker IV

    How trades would work with players on non-guaranteed deals

    How trades would work with players on guaranteed deals

    How do trades work with draft picks?
    The San Antonio Spurs will have four draft picks in the June draft: the 9th pick, the 20th pick, the 25th pick, and the 38th pick in the second round.
    In the episode, you'll hear how the Spurs would be able to trade these picks either before or after the draft and what the cap hold amount for each pick means in the different trade scenarios.
    How would a sign-and-trade deal work with Lonnie Walker IV?
    In the event, Lonnie Walker IV wanted to move on from San Antonio this summer in free agency, rather than sign an offer sheet with another team, another way Walker IV could end up on a new team is if he, the Spurs, and the new team worked on a sign-and-trade deal together.
    How do trades work involving the players on non-guaranteed players?
    This offseason, Zach Collins, Keita Bates-Diop, Tre Jones, and Jock Landale are all on non-guaranteed deals. The way their deals would work in a trade are discussed in the episode.
    The players on guaranteed deals
    While there's no reporting the Spurs are looking to move any of the players on guaranteed deals, the scenario is explored in the episode in the event the Spurs were to move a player via trade on a guaranteed deal.
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    • 16 min
    Spurscast Ep. 656: Pre-Lottery Questions and 2nd Round Draft Prospects

    Spurscast Ep. 656: Pre-Lottery Questions and 2nd Round Draft Prospects

    Title: Spurscast: Pre-Lottery Questions and 2nd Round Draft Prospects

    In Spurscast episode 656, Spurscast host Paul Garcia and Project Spurs writer Benjamin Bornstein discuss: 

    Social media questions about the Spurs before the lottery

    Second-round draft prospects

    Pre-Lottery Questions
    With the NBA Draft Lottery coming up Tuesday, May 17, we asked Spurs fans to send some pre-lottery questions through social media.
    Some of the questions were got were what would it take to land a Top-3 pick via trade if the Spurs don't get a Top-3 pick in the lottery, whether the Spurs will use the draft-and-stash route with one of their picks, and a question about draft prospect Tari Eason of LSU.
    Second Round Draft Prospects
    In Spurscast episode 655, first-round draft prospects were mainly discussed in the episode. This week we take a look at some players projected to get drafted in the second round with the Spurs having the 38th pick in round two.
    Players discussed in this discussion are:


    Kennedy Chandler of Tennessee

    Leonard Miller of Fort Erie International Academy

    David Roddy of Colorado State

    Justin Lewis of Marquette

    Harrison Ingram of Stanford


    Max Christie of Michigan State


    Jake LaRavia of Wake Forest

    Dyson Daniels of the G-League Ignite and Nikola Jovic of Mega Mozzart are discussed when reviewing first-round draft prospects.
    In the final segment, the draft lottery odds are discussed from best to worst odds. The Spurs have a 50.7% chance of landing the 9th pick, 25.9% chance of landing the 10th pick, and a 5.7% chance of landing the 4th pick. Those are their Top-3 best odds of entering the lottery.
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    • 39 min
    Spurscast Ep. 655: Early Preview of Draft Prospects in First Round for Spurs

    Spurscast Ep. 655: Early Preview of Draft Prospects in First Round for Spurs

    Title: Spurscast: Early Preview of Draft Prospects in First Round for Spurs

    In Spurscast episode 655, Spurscast host Paul Garcia and Project Spurs writer Benjamin Bornstein discuss: 

    Who the Spurs should draft if they end up with a Top-4 lottery pick

    Draft prospects with the 9th pick

    Draft prospects with the 20th pick

    Draft prospects with the 25th pick

    Who should the Spurs draft if they end up with a Top-4 pick?
    There's no consensus number one overall pick according to different mock drafts, but one of these two players are projected to go first - Jabari Smith of Auburn, or Chet Holmgren of Gonzaga.
    Paolo Banchero of Duke is projected to go third and Jaden Ivey from Purdue is expected to go fourth.
    In the episode, Bornstein and I discuss different scenarios of who the Spurs should draft if they end up with one of the Top-4 picks.
    Draft Prospects in the 9th pick range
    The following players are mentioned on different mocks in the 9th pick range:

    Johnny Davis of Wisconsin

    Jalen Duren of Memphis

    TyTy Washington of Kentucky

    Ousmane Dieng of the New Zealand Breakers

    Bennedict Mathurin of Arizona

    AJ Griffin of Duke

    Draft Prospects in the 20th pick range
    The following players are mentioned on different mocks in the 20th pick range:

    Jaden Hardy of G-League Ignite

    Kennedy Chandler of Tennessee

    EJ Liddell of Ohio State

    MarJon Beauchamp of G-League Ignite

    Wendell Moore Jr. of Duke

    Kendall Brown of Baylor

    Ousmane Dieng of the New Zealand Breakers

    Draft Prospects in the 25th pick range
    The following players are mentioned on different mocks in the 25th pick range:

    Walker Kessler of Auburn

    Kennedy Chandler of Tennessee

    Patrick Baldwin Jr. of Milwaukee

    Christian Braun of Kansas

    Wendell Moore Jr. of Duke

    Kendall Brown of Baylor

    Jalen Williams of Santa Clara

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    • 45 min
    Spurscast Ep. 654: Spurs' Cap Space Scenarios

    Spurscast Ep. 654: Spurs' Cap Space Scenarios

    Episode Title: Spurscast: Spurs' Cap Space Scenarios 

    In Spurscast episode 654, Spurscast host Paul Garcia and Project Spurs writer Collin Reid discuss: 
    The Spurs’ different cap space scenarios going into free agency
    11 Players Projected to be on Guaranteed Deals
    The San Antonio Spurs will go into the offseason with eight players on guaranteed contracts next season in Dejounte Murray, Doug McDermott, Josh Richardson, Jakob Poeltl, Romeo Langford, Devin Vassell, Josh Primo, and Keldon Johnson.
    The Spurs will also have three first-round picks with their projected 9th lottery pick, the 20th pick from Toronto, and the 25th pick from Boston. From now until the Spurs draft and then sign a player with those picks or trade the pick, the picks have cap holds on the Spurs' salary sheet going into the offseason. So when you combine the three picks with the eight players on guaranteed deals, that's a projected 11 players on guaranteed deals.
    4 Players with Partially/Non-Guaranteed Deals
    Four Spurs players will enter the offseason with partially or non-guaranteed deals in Zach Collins (partial guarantee), Tre Jones, Keita Bates-Diop, and Jock Landale.
    Each player's salary and guarantee date are discussed in the episode, as well as early predictions as to whether the Spurs will keep the player on the roster next season or waive the player in the offseason.
    5 Players Entering Free Agency
    Five Spurs players will be entering free agency in Lonnie Walker IV, Joe Wieskamp, Devontae Cacok, DJ Stewart Jr., and Robert Woodard II. The Spurs can make any of these players restricted free agents by tending the player a qualifying offer by June 29.
    The Cap Space Projections
    The Spurs will have multiple cap space projections to explore being able to open anywhere from $16 to $37 million in cap space depending on what decisions they make with the players on non-guaranteed deals and the players entering free agency.
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    • 38 min

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