14 Veterans the Spurs should already be targeting to pair with Victor Wembanyama

The Spurs need veterans to put alongside Victor Wembanyama.

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8. Malcolm Brogdon

The reigning Sixth Man of the Year was traded to Portland just before the start of the regular season and many thought the rebuilding Blazers would send him packing before the deadline. They held onto Brogdon because they valued his playmaking, floor spacing, and leadership. The young Blazers need veterans just like the Spurs, but Brogdon will be on a $22.5 million expiring contract next season.

Portland must extend or trade him if they want to get value in return for the veteran. He is best as a sixth man and has made an impact on four different franchises. Brogdon’s numbers are up, but he has primarily been a starter on the Trail Blazers.

The Spurs need ball-handling and playmaking. Malcolm Brogdon would give them an offensive boost and could play several different roles. He may start or come off the bench. Brogdon can make an impact on the floor and as a leader, which is exactly what San Antonio needs on their roster.

The Spurs would have to trade for the 31-year-old guard. His injury history would be a concern, but San Antonio could likely get him for a couple of second-round draft picks. It would be a cheap price for an impactful veteran at a position of need.