13 San Antonio Spurs potential free agent targets with ties to Gregg Popovich

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2. Cory Joseph

Joseph was a first-round draft pick by the Spurs in 2011, and he played his first four seasons in Silver and Black. The 6’3" struggled to find a consistent role in his first two seasons before becoming the backup point guard in his final season. Joseph helped the Spurs win the title in 2014, and he was part of four playoff teams.

After his rookie deal expired, Joseph signed with the Toronto Raptors in free agency. He has played for four teams since leaving the Spurs in 2015, and he has been a key cog off the bench over that stretch.

San Antonio currently does not have a point guard on their roster. Tre Jones is a restricted free agency, and the Spurs want him to return, but no contract has been done. Assuming Jones is back, they do not have a backup point guard. Could San Antonio add Joseph for a bit of experience to mix onto their young roster?

Cory Joseph talked just last year about how much he enjoyed his time with the Spurs, and it sounds like the 31-year-old would be interested in a reunion if San Antonio wants him back. Will the Spurs have interest this summer? He could be the perfect complement and mentor to Tre Jones.