NBA Trades: 6 point guards the Spurs must consider pairing with Wembanyama

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The upcoming NBA trade deadline gives teams a chance to take a closer look at their roster and determine what they have and what they need. Some teams may decide to be sellers and offload their veterans to try and tank, while others may be buyers hoping to boost their title chances.

The Spurs are somewhere in the middle. They aren't making the playoffs, we know that much, but they could both be buyers and sellers by trading some of their veterans in hopes of adding a point guard that can help their offense.

Thus far, the Spurs have done a poor job of getting number one overall pick Victor Wembanyama the ball and are in desperate need of a point guard who can. Let's keep that in mind as we take a look at six potential point guard options to pair Wembanyama with.

6) T.J. McConnell

Indiana Pacers backup point guard T.J. McConnell could be a prime trade target for teams looking to add playmaking, including the Spurs. With McConnell sharing backup playmaking duties with Andrew Nemhard, the Pacers could decide to move on from him to clear out playing time for a much younger player. In that event, several teams could use McConnell's playmaking and defensive prowess.

Even despite playing only 15.1 minutes per game this season, McConnell is averaging a stellar 7.9 points and 4.8 assists while shooting 51.1% from the field. That is all the more impressive considering he seldom attempts 3-pointers or gets to the free-throw line.

Trading for McConnell would give the Spurs another capable passer, allowing them to have one on the floor at all times and helping players such as Wembanyama get easier buckets. Better still, he might not cost as much as other players on this list and also has another year on his contract, ensuring that they'd get their money's worth were they to acquire him.