Mon, Jul 17, 2023 at 11:41am


The San Antonio Spurs acquired guard Cameron Payne, a second-round draft pick in 2025 and cash from the Phoenix Suns for a protected second-round draft pick in 2024.

What does it give the San Antonio Spurs
Payne should get an opportunity to become an important piece in San Antonio. Injuries have been an issue for Payne, so he needs to first prove to his new team that he can stay healthy.

What does it give the Phoenix Suns
The Suns are going with the backcourt duo of Devin Booker and Bradley Beal moving forward, so they felt comfortable moving on from Payne at this time. They sent the Spurs a little cash, too.

Fantasy impact
Payne should be a better fantasy option as a member of the Spurs than he was in Phoenix. However, his injury history could scare many fantasy leaguers on draft day. Buyer beware.

Player focus

San Antonio Spurs

Cameron Payne G

Draft pick - Round 2 in 2025


Phoenix Suns

protected second-round draft pick - Round 2 in 2024