NBA Trades: Spurs, Bulls, and Cavs solve major flaws in proposed summer blockbuster  

Donovan Mitchell, Darius Garland
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Would the San Antonio Spurs agree to the trade?

It's no secret that the Spurs need an upgrade at point guard and this deal would definitely do just that. Garland would be a perfect theoretical fit for the Spurs starting lineup, given his play-making and shooting abilities as well as his age of just 23 years old. He would be slightly younger than shooting guard Devin Vassell and slightly older than Jeremy Sochan and Victor Wembanyama.

Giving up three first-round picks, as well as Graham and Johnson for Garland would be worth it, particularly with Garland having four years remaining on his contract. San Antonio could trade for a young starting point guard who is locked in for what will soon turn out to be a reasonable price when the salary cap begins to skyrocket.

They would also keep all of their picks beyond this year and hold the two unprotected firsts they own from the Atlanta Hawks in 2025 and 2027, which could be valuable. Better still, they would still have the majority of their $25 million in cap space, which they could use to add around their new core. Ultimately, the Spurs would probably say yes to the deal but would the Bulls?