When the San Antonio Spurs finally missed the playoffs last season, there was a sense that they would be forced to dive deeper into the youth movement and rebuild. Dejounte Murray and Derrick White are two-way budding stars, and the oozing potential of Keldon Johnson is not something to overlook.
The worst start under Popovich proved that the San Antonio Spurs are in a pinch for the first time in years. The front office has a tough decision to make: Should they keep their star shooting guard DeMar DeRozan or trade him and develop the young core they currently have?
NBA free agency in 2019 has been wild. A record number of All-NBA players switched teams through a combination of trades, sign-and-trade deals and free agent signings in the first days of July. Away from the biggest names, plenty of other significant moves were made with many NBA teams overhauling their rosters.
San Antonio Spurs are riding a 8-0 streak in March. DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge are competing for the title of the Spurs' best player.
Will the Rockets really contend again?
The Raptors are changing direction, and it could be exciting.
The NBA has a responsibility to look after it's players, but what is being done to help their mental wellbeing?