9.) Julian Champagnie
Julian Champagnie was also an impactful midseason addition for San Antonio. Just like with Bassey, the Spurs signed him to a two-way contract after Philadelphia released him from their roster. He had a strong finish to his rookie season and earned a multi-year deal after several stellar performances at Summer League. Regardless, the second-year forward ranks lower on this list because of his low-risk, high reward nature for the team.
There are no financial repercussions if Champagnie doesn't pan out in the long run, but Brian Wright will look like a genius if he ends up exceeding expectations on the court. The 22-year-old could be a serviceable replacement for Keita Bates-Diop this season. He does nearly everything you want from a role player. He shoots the three-ball, rebounds, and defends. Champagnie has the potential to be a part of this supporting cast for a long time.