7 Wild moves Spurs could make to put veterans around Victor Wembanyama

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4. Sign Kyle Lowry off the buyout market

Lowry is under contract for next season, so how are the Spurs going to sign him? His $29.6 million expiring salary makes him the perfect matcher in a trade, and the Heat are expected to be hunting a third star this summer. Could Lowry be shipped to a rebuilding team?

If he is, the 37-year-old is unlikely to be interested in playing out the season. Lowry only has a few more chances to win his second championship and wasting one on a 25-win team is not appealing. That would likely pave the way for a buyout. It may not happen until after the trade deadline, but Lowry would not be the first player bought out in the offseason. A buyout allows the veteran to become an unrestricted free agent and sign with the team of his choosing.

Lowry was interested in joining the Spurs during his free agency in 2017, but the interest was not mutual at that time. Could the six-foot guard get his wish six years later? The Spurs want veterans and need point guard help. Lowry is no longer an All-Star, but he is a productive veteran that could help lead the locker room.

Put this one at a seven on the wild meter as a lot of things would have to happen to get Kyle Lowry on the San Antonio Spurs, but do not rule it out entirely.