NBA Draft: 1 crucial skill each player mocked to the Spurs would provide

The San Antonio Spurs' season is almost over and their attention will turn to the draft. Here's a look at several prospects who've been linked to them so far.

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3) Zaccharie Risacher: Shooting

Teenage French sharpshooter Zaccharie Risacher is generally seen as the favorite to be selected first overall in this year's draft. Risacher's size at 6'8 1/2 without shoes, combined with his elite shooting, makes him an elite prospect. In fact, he is shooting nearly 43% on threes for JL Bourg-en-Bresse this season.

That makes him one of the best shooters in this draft and given how important shooting is to today's NBA, Risacher seems to be perfect for just about any team, including the Spurs. They could use an upgrade at small forward, with Julian Champagnie being more of a placeholder or a stop-gap starter rather than a long-term answer at the position.

Risacher's size would be a nice fit on San Antonio's frontline, with him being compared to Denver Nuggets wing Michael Porter Jr., who plays alongside Aaron Gordon and Nikola Jokic. Risacher could fit similarly playing with Sochan and Wembanyama, with him as the sharpshooter, Sochan as the versatile four and Wembanyama as the superstar center.

Better yet, Risacher is considered to be a solid defender, potentially allowing the team to fill a need in the starting lineup while shoring up their defense too. San Antonio would need to have either the first or second pick to be able to draft him but if they do, then he would make plenty of sense.