5 Free Agent targets that would fit perfectly with Wembanyama on the Spurs

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4. Nikola Vucevic

I've long thought Nikola Vucevic would be a good fit in San Antonio. With a deep bag of scoring tricks, Vuc has seen his fair share of success across stints in Orlando and Chicago. Now that he's nearing the twilight of his career, maybe he's open to coming to San Antonio and acting as a complement and mentor to Victor Wembanyama.

Vuc could re-sign in Chicago, but there's not much keeping him there. They barely snuck into the play-in tournament this season, and with limited cap space to bring in complementary players, it looks like this Bulls team is running up against its ceiling. A fresh start with a promising young team and a lucrative contract could be enough to lure Vuc.

Vucevic has been a dangerous three-point threat in past years but lost his touch a bit this season. It wasn't long ago he was shooting 40 percent from behind the arc. If he can rediscover his form, he'd give the Spurs another three-point threat they desperately need.

More importantly, Vucevic has the build the Spurs need to play him full-time at center. Long-term, that's probably Wemby's position, but right out of the gate there are some legitimate concerns about his ability to handle the physicality of that position for 82 games.

And while Vucevic isn't a strong defender in the post, he can at least hold his own and handle the more physical matchups. That combined with Wemby's ability to leap from the weakside to contest shots with his condor-like wingspan should give the Spurs what they need to be respectable on the defensive end.

Adding Vucevic probably wouldn't lock the Spurs into a postseason spot, but it would be a smart stop-gap move to help them sneak into the play-in and buy some time to add muscle to Wembanyama's frame so he can eventually take over the center position full-time.