The Spurs did come off a regular season of winning 61 games, so getting rid of their second leading scorer, despite his lackluster postseason, may not be the best move. But the Spurs would be wise to explore options because they are desperate need of scorers on the perimeter that can help Leonard create offense. Aldridge was a bit exposed, leaving many to question his desire to be a champion.
2) Return of George Hill?:
The former Spurs’ point guard is a free agent and a return could be right on time for the Spurs. Tony Parker is going to have a year-long rehab and will likely not be the same player if/when he returns so Hill could slide right into the starting line-up. This move though is completely predicated on the organization’s belief in Dejounte Murray who has shown signs but nothing concrete that would make him a bonafide starter next season.
1) Athleticism on the Wing?:
Spurs got exposed on the perimeter late in the playoffs, Parker and Leonard helped cover the team's weakness that they are dreadfully predictable offensively. Minus Leonard and Parker the Spurs were essentially a group of spot up shooters--this includes the big men Gasol and Aldridge. The Spurs need athletes and they need them badly, Jonathon Simmons is definitely a keeper but the Spurs need more like him. The ability to create offense off the dribble is something the team desperately needs.