3. San Antonio Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs have done a good job of stockpiling some intriguing, young talent on the roster. They have a lot of young backcourt and wing players with immense potential, but if they want to remain competitive in the Western Conference, they are going to need them to make strides this season as go-to scorers.
The Spurs lost DeMar DeRozan in free agency to the Chicago Bulls via a sign-and-trade. Veterans Rudy Gay and Patty Mills also departed in free agency, signing with the Utah Jazz and Brooklyn Nets, respectively. When you account for LaMarcus Aldridge being bought out as well, the Spurs are going into the 2021-22 season without four of their top eight scorers from this past season.
That is something that Collin Sexton would help them overcome. Sexton averaged a career-high 24.3 points per game last season and is a 38.5 percent 3-point shooter in his career.
That kind of scoring punch is something the Spurs need if they want to keep up with the teams in the upper echelon of the Western Conference. He would make for an excellent backcourt pairing with Dejounte Murray, who is also capable of playing either backcourt spot.
The Spurs can dip into their young wing depth to build a package to entice the Cavaliers to make a deal.