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Spurs: Best, worst, and likeliest scenario to end the season

San Antonio Spurs DeMar DeRozan (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)
San Antonio Spurs DeMar DeRozan (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)
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San Antonio Spurs Keldon Johnson (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)
San Antonio Spurs Keldon Johnson (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)

The Spurs go 7-17  in the final games of the season to finish with a 30-42 record

As horrendous as it looks, a 7-17 finish is also definitely within the realm of possibility for the Spurs, especially when considering their play as of late.

I think it’s possible for the Spurs to lose every game against a team with a better record than them like the Nuggets, Jazz, Suns, Trail Blazers, Bucks, Mavs, Nets, and 76ers. All of these teams are really, really good or have beaten the Spurs already, so they may lose to all of them.

In addition to this, the Spurs would also lose to teams with a similar or slightly worse record than them, such as the Heat, Celtics, and Pelicans.

Even in a worst-case scenario, I believe the Spurs would squeak out wins against Orlando, Indiana, Detroit, Washington, Sacramento, New York, and Toronto. Most of these teams are towards the bottom in the Eastern,  meaning that the Spurs should be able to take care of them.

Regarding teams like the Kings and Knicks, I still expect the Spurs to pull out at least a couple of wins against mediocre opponents, even in the worst possible case.

Finishing 30-42 would more than likely put the Spurs back in the lottery. The only consolation for this type of season would be the potential acquisition of a top pick in the draft.

Next: Most Likely Scenario

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