San Antonio Spurs Free Agency

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

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Georges Niang - SF, Utah Jazz

If you're looking for a pure shooter, it's hard to do much better than Georges Niang. The 27-year-old from Massachusetts is just one of several knockdown snipers in Utah. Of their rotation players, he was second in accuracy with a mark of 42.5 percent. That easily would've eclipsed the Spurs' most accurate shooter, Rudy Gay (38.1 percent).

Niang hasn't dipped below 40 percent shooting from beyond the arc for the last three seasons in Utah. He's also had five games this season in which he made five or more threes. He's a straight-up flamethrower.

The Spurs were awful from 3-point land in both attempts and makes this season, and that was a big reason they collapsed after the All-Star break. Teams learned that, for the most part, they can crowd the lane against San Antonio and force a roster full of mediocre shooters to beat them from the outside. It was a strategy that was way too successful.

While Georges wouldn't bring much in the way of defense or rebounding, his deadly accuracy from a spot the Spurs are allergic to can do wonders for the team's offense. Like Craig, he made just $1.7 million this season as well and is unrestricted.

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He'll be due a significant increase, and the Spurs should have some money left over even after making bigger moves.

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