The San Antonio Spurs have a strong history of success finding some bargain bin free agents, and they may be employing that strategy again this season.
The San Antonio Spurs dynasty has primarily been built through the draft, but they’ve also done a great job of finding value in free agency while many other teams overpay mediocre players.
The Spurs have never really been in the running for the LeBron James or Kevin Durant‘s of the world, but they’ve often signed aging veterans to good contracts with the most recent success story being Rudy Gay.
San Antonio can’t afford to be in the conversation for some of the big name free agents this summer as they only have the $9-10 million non-taxpayer Mid-Level Exception to use along with their normal allotment of minimum contracts.
If the Spurs decide to split that Mid-Level Exception up among multiple players, they could find some great deals in free agency. Especially at the wing position, where they’ve been pretty thin in recent years.
We’ve taken a look at some of the mid-tier free agent wings and a group of swingmen who could be available for cheap this offseason. Let’s continue that analysis by looking at some more wings who are expected to be pretty affordable this summer: