3 Creative lineups the Spurs should roll out around Wembanyama

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2.) Graham, Vassell, Osman, McDermott, Wembanyama

While the previous lineup was defense-centric, this group is all about offensive production. The NBA has transitioned to a positionless era of basketball, and putting four shooters around Wembanyama is the best way for San Antonio to maximize the spacing for their rookie sensation. Graham is a more dynamic scoring threat than Jones, and his ability to pull up from three makes it worth giving him some run at point guard.

Devin Vassell has taken a step forward. And he has nailed a career-high 42.1% of his 6.3 three-point attempts per game this season. Despite the smaller sample size, this is the efficiency we can expect from him the rest of the way. The fourth-year swingman can create for himself off the dribble, and he has budding chemistry as a pick-and-roll partner with Wembanyama.

Cedi Osman has been a pleasant surprise, impressing fans with his play. He has earned a rotation spot and provided a reliable source of offense for the Silver and Black. Osman has shot 41.3% from beyond the arc, and he could form a remarkable sharpshooting tandem alongside McDermott, who has drilled a phenomenal 47.5% of his triples this season. McDermott and Osman are automatic buckets when their threes are falling.

Despite shooting 27.5% from deep, Wembanyama has acquainted himself well with the three-ball. Stepping outside the arc might not be his strong suit right now, but he is still a threat that defenders have to account for on the perimeter, which opens other areas for him to thrive.

If San Antonio is looking for offense, their coaching staff should consider this lineup. Though it has defensive shortcomings, it has the firepower to build on early leads in brief spurts. Leaning on the three-ball worked out for the Warriors, and the Spurs have the marksmen to give it a go.