This Nets-Spurs Trade Sends Jakob Poeltl To Brooklyn

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San Antonio Spurs Receive: G Seth Curry, F/C Day’Ron Sharpe, 2028 First-Round Pick (Swap – BKN)
Brooklyn Nets Receive: C Jakob Poeltl

In stark contrast, there are no questions about what the San Antonio Spurs will be doing in 2022-23. In trading Dejounte Murray for three first-round picks, they announced their intentions in no uncertain terms:

They’re rebuilding.

It’s not a place we’ve known the Spurs to be in often. For a long time, this team was consistently in contention for the NBA championship. In recent years, they’ve been consistently mediocre. It would seem that their front office finally decided to snap that streak.

It could be a decision that pays dividends. After all, the 2023 draft is projected to be potentially historic.

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French phenom Victor Wembenyama is the headliner, but players like Scoot Henderson, Amen Thompson, Dariq Whitehead, and others could be franchise-changing players.

Does this deal get the Spurs close enough to them?