San Antonio Spurs 2010 Offseason: What Needs to Happen

May 11th, 2010 by Evan Smith Leave a reply »
After being swept by the Phoenix Suns in the second round of the NBA playoffs, this is what I believe should and will happen this off-season for the San Antonio Spurs.

The Front office needs to bring Tiago Splitter over from the Spanish league.  That has to be the No. 1 priority.  General Manager RC Buford has expressed this to be a priority but lets see if he can get it done.

Splitter was the Spurs top draft pick in 2007 and is regarded as the best center in Europe right now.

With that being said, I think everyone bashing Tim Duncan is not fair. He is aging but can still be very productive but he can't get all the rebounds by himself and can't play defense around the basket without help, which he has always had throughout his career.

He had the assistance of players such as David Robinson, Robert Horry, and Fabrico Oberto in the past. We need another true big man to play alongside Duncan and relieve him of some of the heavy lifting.

The big men currently are Tim Duncan, Antonio Mcdyess , Dejuan Blair, Matt Bonner, and Ian Mahinmi .  If Splitter comes over then we should have a solid rotation and set: ...

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