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Report: The Spurs recently met with draft prospect Onyeka Okongwu

Could the Silver and Black have genuine interest in trading up to fill a position of need?

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USC freshman center and projected top-ten pick Onyeka Okongwu recently had a meeting with the San Antonio Spurs, according to Bleacher Report lead NBA Draft writer Jonathan Wasserman.

NBA teams are only allowed ten in-person workouts with no more than two visits per prospect during the pre-draft process, and Deni Avdija was also confirmed to have worked out with San Antonio a week ago.

ESPN recruiting services listed Okongwu as the 11th best big man in the class of 2019, but the six-nine center could be the third big off the board after a stellar season on both ends of the floor.

Onyeka recorded the ninth-most blocks and ranked among the top forty offensive rebounders in division one basketball in 2020, and showed off plenty of ability as a lob-catcher with some hints of shooting potential.

The 19-year-old former Trojan will probably be long gone by the time the Spurs are on the clock, so it is worth monitoring whether they decide to trade up or stay put in the 2020 NBA Draft.