San Antonio Spurs Free Agency

Spurs: 1 Free agent to consider from every West playoff team

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Justise Winslow - F, Memphis Grizzlies

A top-10 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, Justise Winslow's career hasn't quite gone as expected. After a one-and-done championship season with Duke, he looked to be destined for a notable NBA career. Instead, injuries have hampered the 6-6 forward every season since his sophomore year.

This season with Memphis, Winslow was inactive for the first 25 games and missed another 12 straight in March while nursing various injuries. All in all, he logged just 26 games this season with the Grizzlies and isn't in the team's playoff rotation.

Still, at age 24, it's way too early to call it a career for Winslow. In his 5-year career stint with the Miami Heat, he averaged 11.5 points and 6.8 rebounds per 36 minutes. He also shot 37.7 percent from 3-point land in two seasons from 2017-19.

The Grizzlies have a team option to give Justise $13 million to return next season. Given that he's well toward the bottom of the rotation, that's unlikely to happen. Could he be a redemption project for the Spurs?

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