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Spurs Select Luka Samanic with the 19th Pick in the 2019 Draft

Have the Spurs found another diamond in the rough?

2019 NBA Draft Combine - Day 1 Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

With rumors swirling about whether the San Antonio Spurs would trade up, they stayed at 19th and grabbed forward Luka Samanic, from Croatia. Samanic played last year with Union Olimpija where he averaged 48% FG and 33% from three. Samanic, according to ESPN, won the combine and playing very well. He’s 19 and could possibly be another project or draft and stash for PATFO. A more in-depth look at Samanic can be found here.

Welcome to the Spurs, Luka.

How are we feeling about this pick? You can read PtR’s take on Samanic here.