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San Antonio Spurs: Ranking the team's off-season moves

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8. Spurs drafting Joe Wieskamp 41st overall

Wieskamp was drafted 41st overall and looks to be a promising prospect. At 6'7", he possesses good size for a small forward and has underrated athletic ability. This, paired with his deadly shooting stroke from beyond the arc, gives him a chance to be a legit long-term NBA player. Considering how few second-round picks actually stick in the NBA, Wisekamp could prove to be a solid selection.

Our site expert, Roberto Araiza, recently wrote a detailed piece comparing Wieskamp with another player that has already made a mark in the NBA in his young career.

7. Spurs re-signing Keita Bates-Diop to a two-year deal 

San Antonio's most recent offseason move was to re-sign forward Keita Bates-Diop to a two-year deal (with next season being guaranteed). Bates-Diop played sparingly last season while on a two-way deal, though impressed in his limited minutes on the floor. 

While his re-signing puts the Spurs further above the 15-man roster limit, he's been a fairly underrated player thus far in his career. Furthermore, he could easily exceed expectations and provide the team with solid depth at power forward next season. Ultimately, there are far worse offseason decisions that the Spurs could have made compared to this signing.

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