San Antonio Spurs: Tired of dysfunction, Luka? Hear me out

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The San Antonio Spurs are in desperate need of a superstar. The Mavericks are having trouble building a true contender around you, Luka Doncic. Mind if we have a quick chat?

Rumor has it that a "shadow GM" with a name that sounds like a Game of Thrones character is causing a rift (subscription required) within your organization. Such relationships could sour you from staying with the team long-term, which is perfectly understandable.

As an all-world talent, why shouldn't you expect the world from the team that's relying on you to help them get back to NBA glory? I understand you're set to sign a super-max extension this summer that will have you set for life. Are you sure you don't want to keep your options open a bit?

Since their 2011 NBA Championship with Dirk Nowitzki, the Mavericks haven't made it out of the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Sure, the Spurs might have missed the postseason the last two years, but they've also had two Conference Finals appearances, two NBA Finals appearances, and an NBA Championship since then. There's something to be said about that level of stability.

You're literally putting up 28 points, nine boards, and nine assists a night over the last two seasons but still haven't been given enough help to beat a team known for playoff flameouts in the LA Clippers. You might want to give Mark Cuban and company another year or two to get their act together, but what happens if they don't?

The San Antonio Spurs have made champions of your countrymen before

Allow me to remind you of the two Slovenians who the Spurs turned into NBA Champions when you were just a child.

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Brent Barry, Rasho Nesterovic, Beno Udrih / Taylor Jones/Getty Images

No, not Brent Barry. I'm talking about two-time NBA champion Beno Udrih and one-time champion Rasho Nesterovic. This could be you.

Let's be honest: you could turn almost any team into an instant contender in the league, but does every team have an organization and track record as respected as the San Antonio Spurs? I don't think so.

So do your MVP thing for the next season or two in Dallas if you need to. I certainly wouldn't blame you for wanting to get paid. Meanwhile, the Spurs will continue what they've always done -- building up a wealth of talent from the ground-up in the hopes of churning out or drafting their next superstar.

If Mark Cuban doesn't start giving you what you need soon, you can always do what James Harden and Kawhi Leonard have done recently and force your way out of there.

Next. Pass or pursue 10 role player free agents. dark

The AT&T Center is less than five hours away from American Airlines Center. I'm just saying.

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