Dejounte Murray’s departure signals a complete rebuild for the San Antonio Spurs franchise

The Spurs want to remove themselves from NBA limbo and start from the ground up after trading Murray.

By Tommy Escobar

Many Spurs fans howled in despair as news broke Wednesday that the team had dealt Dejounte Murray to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Danilo Gallinari, three first-round picks and a future pick swap. What's clear is that Spurs General Manager Brian Wright and the rest of the franchise are looking to rebuild from the ground up — even if it means jettisoning Murray, a two-way All Star, to do so...

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