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San Antonio Spurs: Orchestrating an NBA Draft night trade for Lauri Markkanen

Dec 15, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Chicago Bulls power forward Lauri Markkanen (24) shoots the ball over San Antonio Spurs small forward Dante Cunningham (behind) and Jakob Poeltl (25) during the first half at AT&T Center. (Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports)

The San Antonio Spurs need an upgrade at power forward going into the 2021 season and beyond. Chicago PF Lauri Markkanen fits exactly what they need.

The San Antonio Spurs have a plethora of question marks going into the 2021 season and beyond. With no true identity going forward, here’s what we do know about this organization going into this year‘s NBA Draft and the following season:

They’re committed to the young guys — players like the Dejounte Murray, Derrick White, Lonnie Walker IV, and Keldon Johnson.