In Spurscast episode 711, Spurscast host Paul Garcia discusses the most recent roster updates by the San Antonio Spurs, coaching camp approaching subsequent week, and the crew taking pictures round Victor Wembanyama.
During the last two weeks, the Spurs have made a couple of tweaks to the roster. The Spurs crammed their final open two-way roster spot by signing Seth Millner Jr. to a two-way contract, they signed Javonte McCoy to a coaching camp deal after which waived him, and the latest transfer was signing RaiQuan Grey to a coaching camp deal.
Millner Jr. went undrafted within the 2023 NBA Draft out of Toledo. He spent a while with the Spurs on the Summer time League roster again in July. Millner Jr. joins Dominick Barlow and Sir’Jabari Rice because the three gamers on two-way contracts for the crew.
McCoy was a part of the Spurs’ Summer time League crew as effectively, and since he was waived, he could find yourself becoming a member of the Austin Spurs within the G-League.
Grey being on the roster brings the Spurs’ roster to the utmost restrict of 21 gamers for the preseason. If Grey is waived, there’s a robust probability he could find yourself in Austin as effectively.
Coaching Camp Begins Subsequent Week
The Spurs will maintain media day on Monday, and starting the next day, coaching camp formally opens for the crew. The Spurs can have six days to apply earlier than their first preseason recreation takes place on Monday, October 9, at Oklahoma Metropolis.
Because the Spurs progress by means of the preseason, they’ll nonetheless need to make two roster strikes earlier than the common season formally suggestions off. The crew should waive or commerce two gamers earlier than opening evening of the common season to fulfill NBA roster necessities.
Capturing Round Wemby
Utilizing knowledge from NBA.com/stats from final season, the returning Spurs gamers broad open three level knowledge is examined in figuring out who will likely be some gamers that defenses could again off of, which suggests they should enhance their broad open three level share, and who will likely be some gamers protection received’t dare go away broad open.
As every participant is mentioned, the method will likely be to bear in mind who could also be out on the ground with Wembanyama all through video games.