NBA Trades: This Cavs-Hawks-Spurs-Pelicans draft night swap would be a game-changer

Trae Young, Dejounte Murray
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NBA Trades: Would the Spurs agree to the deal?

It's anyone's guess as to which direction the Spurs will go this summer. One day it's rumored that they are planning to rebuild through the draft and the next it seems as though they may make a blockbuster deal to fast-track things. This deal would be somewhere in the middle.

By trading Graham, the fourth pick, and the eighth pick and relinquishing swap rights to Atlanta's 2026 first, they'd be able to receive the number one overall pick and potentially select small forward Zaccharie Richasher.

Not only that but they'd add former starting point guard Dejounte Murray to help address their biggest positional weakness. A starting lineup of Murray, Devin Vassell, Richasher, Jeremy Sochan, and Wembanyama would be a terrific lineup that has enough positional size and length to be a good defensive unit and enough shooting around Wembanyama to be good on offense.

Better still, in that scenario, the Spurs should be good enough to compete for a spot in the play-in tournament next season with a chance to make the playoffs for the first time in five years. As far as the assets, they'd be giving up two top-8 picks, a pick swap, and Graham. However, they would be able to solve their biggest roster issues and add both shooting and playmaking around Wembanyama, so they may consider the deal.