4.) Oklahoma City Thunder
Our last trade scenario sees the Spurs swing for the fences to acquire a playmaking savant in Josh Giddey. San Antonio would have to send the Thunder a handful of draft assets and Keldon Johnson to make this deal more balanced, but Oklahoma City considers this offer because it adds more off-ball shooting around Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. All that extra spacing might also help Chet Holmgren have a smoother transition into his delayed rookie season.
Many analysts see Giddey as an awkward fit with the rest of the Thunder core, and while the team has done their best to make it work, replacing him with an off-ball threat like Keldon could streamline their offense. The Spurs land a pure point guard with massive potential who started showing genuine signs of life from beyond the arc last season. The pick-and-roll dynamic with Wembanyama should devastate defenses, especially with Vassell as an outlet on the wings.
While most fans expect the Spurs to stand pat, no one can deny they have an almost limitless amount of assets to facilitate trades. Keldon Johnson is one of the most valuable pieces on their roster, and he will have their phone lines ringing with offers all season.