2024 NBA Mock Draft 4.0: Spurs get 2 game-changers, Wizards land potential star at 1

The 2024 NBA Draft is crucial for the Spurs in upgrading their talent around Victor Wembanyama.

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27. Minnesota Timberwolves draft Trey Alexander

The 6’4 guard keeps improving. He played 26.6 minutes per game as a freshman and only started 13 contests. Last season, Alexander moved into the opening five before leaping into their focal point in year three. He has been a bit inconsistent, but the 20-year-old averages 17.6 points, 5.7 rebounds, 4.8 assists, and 1.1 steals in 36.8 minutes per game.

Alexander is a stout defender capable of guarding on the ball. He also has playmaking and shot-creation ability. The 6’4 guard is far from a finished product. He will continue working on his jumper after making just 32.7 percent from 3-point range this season. Consistency from long-range would take his game to another level.

The Timberwolves need point guard help. They re-signed Mike Conley and traded for Monte Morris, but those may be short-term fixes. Conley turns 37 in October and it is fair to question how much longer he can be a starting point guard. Morris is an unrestricted free agent this summer, and Minnesota has spending concerns. The Wolves need a long-term answer.

Trey Alexander can begin his career coming off the bench but has the upside of being an impactful rotation piece. He needs more time to develop, but Minnesota could be a near-perfect fit.