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San Antonio Spurs have 'registered interest' in Gustavo Ayon, per report

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The San Antonio Spurs have shown interest in former Atlanta Hawks center Gustavo Ayon per a report from ESPN.com's Marc Stein.

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The San Antonio Spurs have shown interest in free agent center Gustavo Ayon per a report from ESPN.com's Marc Stein.

Ayon had seen limited interest on the free agent market this summer after spending an injury plagued campaign with the Atlanta Hawks last season. Ayon appeared in just 29 games for the Hawks thanks to a variety of injuries including season ending shoulder surgery. Reports also suggest that he has an offer to play in China.

Ayon has fully recovered from offseason surgery and will play for Mexico at the FIBA World Cup which gets underway on Saturday. Mexico will open the tournament at 1:50 p.m. against Lithuania. The game can be seen online on ESPN3.

San Antonio has 14 players with guaranteed contracts and have also shown interest in bringing back Aron BaynesStein's report states that hasn't changed and that Ayon could be a replacement for Baynes or be a part of the final roster along side him.