The Spurs finish the season 11-13 to give them a 35-37 record
Although it pains me to say it, I think the most likely scenario is that the Spurs will finish the season with a losing record. My heart says win, win, win! But my head says win, lose, win, lose, lose again, win, then lose.
I don’t expect the Spurs to play as badly as they have recently, but I don’t expect any significant changes to occur. I assume rotations will largely remain unchanged. Coach Popovich will continue to play veterans like Rudy Gay and Patty Mills heavy minutes instead of guys like Devin Vassell and Luka Samanic.
In a situation like this, I most likely see the Spurs winning all of the games that I mentioned in the worst-case scenario section minus a random game, plus some additional wins against teams like the Nuggets, Mavericks, Trail Blazers, and Suns. The Spurs have many opportunities to play against good teams, so I expect them to beat a good team like the Nuggets or the Suns every once in a while.
This type of finish would probably put the Spurs around the 9-10 seed, where they would more than likely be bounced out of the play-in tournament by the Warriors, Mavs, or Grizzlies.
Although this is my rational prediction, I would love nothing more than to see the Spurs tear it up the rest of the season and make their way into a competitive playoff series. Only time will tell.