Richaun Holmes – Sacramento Kings
Seeing the recurring theme yet? The Spurs could really use a reliable big man on their roster and with Richaun Holmes only being owed $5M this season in the final year of his contract, he could fit in perfectly in San Antonio.
After signing with the Kings last year, Richaun Holmes has really come into his own as a dynamic and athletic big man. Last season in 44 games with Sacramento, Holmes averaged 12.3 points, 8.1 rebounds, and shot 64.8% from the floor.
More and more in today’s NBA we are seeing seven-footers who are able to do more than just rebound and dunk, and this is exactly why Holmes is not only unique, but a must-add player for the Spurs as they look to make it back to the playoffs. Bolstering their center position and trading for another reliable front-court option would be huge for the Spurs, which is why Holmes makes a lot of sense for them.
He can rebound and can be a nightmare to guard in the paint given his size and stature, giving San Antonio a legit low-post threat besides Aldridge. The Spurs currently rank 11th in total rebounds per game, but by adding Richaun Holmes, they could potentially move inside the Top-7 or maybe even the Top-5.
Given the shooters and depth they have in their back-court, the Spurs bolstering their frontcourt would go a long way in their pursuit to capture another championship. Given their need for another legit frontcourt threat and the fact that they have a bunch of young talent, adding Richaun Holmes could better this San Antonio organization for many years to come.