5 Trade scenarios Spurs must prepare for this offseason

The Spurs must be ready for a wild offseason with pressure to build around Victor Wembanyama.

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4. Trading multiple 1st-round draft picks and young talents

The Spurs have been in asset accumulation mode in recent years. Even last summer after drafting Victor Wembanyama, they used their cap space to take on unwanted contracts in exchange for more draft picks. It is time to take their stockpile and turn it into a competitive roster.

The Spurs have five future first-round draft picks from other teams plus all of their own and a massive collection of second-round selections to trade. Add in 12 players on their roster under 25 years old and San Antonio can make any deal, but will they get aggressive?

It goes against the Spurs Way. They have historically been against trading first-round picks. Their belief in drafting and developing plays a factor. The Spurs think they can turn those selections into more and get a cheap contract to boot.

Talent will be available this summer, and San Antonio must add some if they want to get anywhere near contention in the loaded Western Conference next season. To do so, they have to trade away draft capital and their young players. The Spurs cannot fall in love with talent they drafted. It is time to be bold and get Wemby a chance to compete in year two.