Like it or not, this offseason will mark the start of a new era in the NBA.
That means a changing of the guard. Out with the old, in with the new.
For teams like the San Antonio Spurs, who have been among the NBA's best for so long, that is not a happy thought.
Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili are not as young as they used to be. You could argue that they all hit their prime and are on the decline.
The Spurs tried to gain athleticism with Richard Jefferson, but it did not pay off. Now, with the swingman likely re—signing, there is not much room for flexibility this offseason in San Antonio.
But there is some. Roger Mason and Matt Bonner are both off the books after each made more than $3 million in 2010. The Spurs also lose Keith Bogans and Ian Mahinmi.
So who could the Spurs possibly nab during free agency to put a spring in their veterans' steps? Here are 10 possibilities.