San Antonio Spurs: Out with the Old, In with the Young

Darrius SingletonContributor IJune 23, 2009

This trade seems like it came out of no where. There were no trade rumors, no one probably could have seen this coming!

In case you haven't heard, the San Antonio Spurs are trading with the Milwaukee Bucks for Richard Jefferson in exchange for Bruce Bowen, Kurt Thomas, and Fabricio Oberto. The trade is not official until a call later Tuesday. 

This trade could very well work of for both teams. It gives Tony Parker and Tim Duncan a little offensive help. Jefferson gives San Antonio a scoring threat it sorely lacked last season.

Jefferson was an offensive force for Milwaukee last season. He averaged 19.6 points and shot a career-high 39.7 percent from the three-point arc. He started all 82 games, which proves he is durable.

Milwaukee also gets a nice deal out of the trade. They get some financial freedom along with a reliable set of veterans. I think this was a step in the right direction. They won't make a run for the NBA Championship, but it ensures them a nice win percentage until they get the right personnel in.

I personally think she Spurs got the sweet end of the deal. They might be a scary team next season. Think of their starting lineup: Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Richard Jefferson, Drew Gooden, and Tim Duncan.

The Spurs might make a run a back to prominence next season, not to mention they still have the draft and the rest of the offseason .