2 pros, 2 cons to the Spurs potentially pursuing a trade for Tyus Jones

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Pro: Steady Playmaking

Outside of Tre and Devonte' Graham, the Spurs have a dearth of dependable decision makers. Their offense sputtered when Jones was on the sidelines for extended periods, and while Jeremy Sochan, Keldon Johnson, and Devin Vassell flashed fascinating playmaking chops, they failed to consistently collapse defenses with controlled dribble penetration inside the paint. Adding Tyus could help Gregg Popovich ensure there is always a trustworthy floor general on the hardwood.

Tyus Jones may not be the most dynamic passer or devastating advantage creator, but he connects with open teammates and runs the pick-and-roll to perfection without coughing up the rock. The 27-year-old has led the league in assist-to-turnover ratio for five consecutive seasons. And considering San Antonio turned the ball over at their highest rate in more than two decades, having a stable hand to orchestrate the offense around Victor Wembanyama should be a top priority.

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