Dejounte Murray is now commerce eligible after signing a four-year, $120 million extension this previous offseason and the Atlanta Hawks are anticipated to start escalating these conversations.
The Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks have been a pair of groups linked with Murray, however his former crew, the San Antonio Spurs, might additionally be a part of the bidding.
“We’re nonetheless ready to see precisely how his market shakes out, however one crew that has a degree of exploratory curiosity, I am advised, is his former crew: the San Antonio Spurs,” mentioned Shams Charania. “The Spurs, clearly, constructing round Victor Wembanyama and Devin Vassell, amongst their budding younger expertise. They’ve a secure of draft property as nicely. They’ll take a really affected person method of their constructing method. There’s not an actual degree of urgency of going on the market instantly, however they’re going to be affected person.”
The Spurs traded Murray to the Hawks in June 2022 as they initiated their rebuild and had considerations about their skill to signal him long-term. San Antonio additionally has a transparent want at level guard on their roster.