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Willie Anderson

1988-1995

Shooting guard

The Spurs drafted Anderson with a No. 10 collect in a initial turn of a 1988 NBA draft.

Anderson flattering many hold a line for a Spurs during a barbarous 1988/89 deteriorate when a Spurs went 21 and 61.

He is a hermit of NBA ensure Shandon Anderson.

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Willie Anderson

1988-1995
Shooting guard
The Spurs drafted Anderson with a No. 10 collect in a initial turn of a 1988 NBA draft.

Anderson flattering many hold a line for a Spurs during a infamous

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Larry Kenon

1975-1980

Power forward

“Special K”

Kenon was traded to a Spurs from a ABA Champion New York Nets for Swen Nater.

Kenon played with a Spurs during a team’s final ABA deteriorate and a franchise’s initial years in a NBA. He was a two-time NBA All Star during his time with a Spurs. During a 4 seasons he played alongside George Gervin, both would normal some-more than 20 points per game.

According to thedraftreview.com, Kenon converted to Islam once he late from a NBA and now goes by a name Muhsin Kenon.

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Larry Kenon

1975-1980
Power forward
“Special K”
Kenon was traded to a Spurs from a ABA Champion New York Nets for Swen Nater.
Kenon played with a Spurs during a team’s final ABA deteriorate and the

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Frank Brickowski

1987-1990

Power forward/Center

“Brick”

Brickowski was one of those tough dais players that got fans’ blood going. Chants of “Do it Brick” were mostly listened in HemisFair Arena following giveaway throws or other important plays by Brickowski.

Brickowski late in 1997 and now works with a NBA Players Association.

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Frank Brickowski

1987-1990
Power forward/Center
“Brick”
Brickowski was one of those tough dais players that got fans’ blood going. Chants of “Do it Brick” were mostly listened in HemisFair Arena following

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Photo: Mike Powell, Getty Images

Artis Gilmore

1982-1987

Center

“A-Train”

Gilmore was traded to a Spurs in 1982 and while with a group was twice an NBA All Star. He was inducted to a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011 and this year was named to a San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame.

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Artis Gilmore

1982-1987
Center
“A-Train”
Gilmore was traded to a Spurs in 1982 and while with a group was twice an NBA All Star. He was inducted to a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in

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Billy Paultz

1975-1980

Center

“The Whopper”

Paultz was traded to a Spurs from a New York Nets in1975 and supposing bulk and a outrageous inside participation for a tough disposed Spurs teams of a late 1970s that contended for an NBA title.

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Billy Paultz

1975-1980
Center
“The Whopper”
Paultz was traded to a Spurs from a New York Nets in1975 and supposing bulk and a outrageous inside participation for a tough disposed Spurs teams of a late

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Mario Elie

1998-2000

Guard/forward

Spurs fans adore tough dirty players, and Mario Elie was substantially one of a toughest. After being a pivotal member of a championship Houston Rocket teams from a mid-1990s he sealed with a Spurs as a giveaway representative in 1998. Though he usually played with a Spurs for dual seasons, one of those seasons was a 1999 championship run.

Ellie late 2001 and after returned to a group as an partner manager in 2003.

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Mario Elie

1998-2000
Guard/forward
Spurs fans adore tough dirty players, and Mario Elie was substantially one of a toughest. After being a pivotal member of a championship Houston Rocket teams from the

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Robert Horry

2003-2008

Forward

“Big Shot Rob”

Horry, a one-time Spur nemesis, came to a group from a Los Angeles Lakers in 2003 as a giveaway representative and shortly became a fan favorite due to his supernatural ability to strike final second shots. He won dual NBA Championships with a Spurs, in 2003 and 2007. He late during a 2007/08 NBA deteriorate after going unsigned as a giveaway agent.

He now is a commentator for Time Warner Cable SportsNet.

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Robert Horry

2003-2008
Forward
“Big Shot Rob”
Horry, a one-time Spur nemesis, came to a group from a Los Angeles Lakers in 2003 as a giveaway representative and shortly became a fan favorite due to his uncanny

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Photo: JOE CAVARETTA, AP

James Silas

1972-1981

Point guard

“Captain Late”

Silas was sealed by a Spurs in 1972 when a group was in Dallas as a Chaparrals. During a 1975-76 deteriorate he and George Gervin shaped one of a top scoring backcourts in NBA story when they sum for a sum of 3,768 points for a season.

In 1984 Silas became a initial actor in Spurs authorization story to have his array retired. He was inducted to a San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame in 1997.

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James Silas

1972-1981
Point guard
“Captain Late”
Silas was sealed by a Spurs in 1972 when a group was in Dallas as a Chaparrals. During a 1975-76 deteriorate he and George Gervin shaped one of the

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Mike Mitchell

1981-1987, 1990

Small forward

Mitchell was traded to a Spurs in 1981 from a Cleveland Cavaliers and would be one of a franchise’s heading scorers. He is now sixth on a team’s all-time points leaders. The one-time NBA All Star was famous for his tough play opposite a Los Angeles Lakers during early 1980s playoff battles between a dual teams. He left a group in 1988 to play in Europe, though returned in 1990.

After timid in 1999 he worked as a children’s advisor in San Antonio. Mitchell died from cancer in 2011.

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Mike Mitchell

1981-1987, 1990
Small forward
Mitchell was traded to a Spurs in 1981 from a Cleveland Cavaliers and would be one of a franchise’s heading scorers. He is now sixth on a team’s

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Dennis Rodman

1993-1995

Power forward

“The Worm”

In further to being a outrageous fan favorite when he played with a team, he was also one of a team’s some-more colorful members. His antics, while desired by many fans, mostly drew a madness of joining officials, and later, group officials.

He was traded to a Chicago Bulls in 1995 and went on to win 3 loyal championships with a Bulls.

Most recently Rodman is famous for creation goodwill basketball trips to North Korea. During his initial revisit tyrant Kim Jong-un conspicuous Rodman “a crony for life.”

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Dennis Rodman

1993-1995
Power forward
“The Worm”
In further to being a outrageous fan favorite when he played with a team, he was also one of a team’s some-more colorful members. His antics, while desired by

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Alvin Robertson

1984-1989

Point guard

A loyal defensive capsule during a point, Robertson was one of a Spurs who helped lift a group during a tough seasons of a late 1980s. He is one of usually 4 NBA players to record a quadruple double. The others being Nate Thurmond, Hakeem Olajuwon and David Robinson.

Of late Robertson has been famous some-more for his authorised problems than his efforts on a hard-court. He is now available hearing on a first-degree transgression sex trafficking of a teenager charge.

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Alvin Robertson

1984-1989
Point guard
A loyal defensive capsule during a point, Robertson was one of a Spurs who helped lift a group during a tough seasons of a late 1980s. He is one of usually 4 NBA

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Antoine Carr

1991-1994

Forward/center

“Big Dawg”
Hands down, The Big Dawg was one of those players that got Spurs fans on their feet each time he walked onto a court. He was a hint block in a outrageous physique and was a outrageous inside participation for a team. He is many famous for a time he filled in for an harmed David Robinson during a initial turn playoff array with a Utah Jazz in 1994. His play was one of a usually splendid spots for a Spurs in that series, that they mislaid 3 to 1.

Carr late from basketball in 2001.

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Antoine Carr

1991-1994
Forward/center
“Big Dawg”
Hands down, The Big Dawg was one of those players that got Spurs fans on their feet each time he walked onto a court. He was a hint block in a outrageous physique and

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Matt Bonner

2006-2016
Center
“Red Mamba” and “Red Rocket”
One of a longest portion Spurs was a tack on a dais for 10 years, from 2006 to 2016.
Bonner won dual championships with a Spurs, and in 2010-11 was a NBA 3-point field-goal commission leader.
He’s also an glorious 3-point shooter, ranking 15th in NBA story during 41.4 percent.

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Matt Bonner

2006-2016
Center
“Red Mamba” and “Red Rocket”
One of a longest portion Spurs was a tack on a dais for 10 years, from 2006 to 2016.
Bonner won dual championships with a Spurs, and in

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Johnny Moore

1980-1987, 1989-1990

Point guard

Moore was a third actor to have his jersey late by a Spurs. Moore drafted by a Seattle SuperSonics in 1979 and was immediately sent to a Spurs. Oddly enough, a Spurs waived him before re-signing him as a giveaway representative in 1980. He led a indicate for a group during a early 80s, including many noted playoff array with a Los Angeles Lakers.

Moore’s jersey was late by a Spurs and he was inducted to a San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame in 2003.

He is a stream manager of a American Basketball League’s Corpus Christi Clutch.

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Johnny Moore

1980-1987, 1989-1990
Point guard
Moore was a third actor to have his jersey late by a Spurs. Moore drafted by a Seattle SuperSonics in 1979 and was immediately sent to a Spurs. Oddly

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Boban Marjanovic

2015-2016

Center

Though he was here usually a singular deteriorate a hulk 7-foot-3-inch Boban prisoner Spurs fans hearts and seductiveness like no other dais actor ever has. Every time he overwhelmed a justice or took a shot a ATT Center was filled with cheers and chants of “Boban.”

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Boban Marjanovic

2015-2016
Center
Though he was here usually a singular deteriorate a hulk 7-foot-3-inch Boban prisoner Spurs fans hearts and seductiveness like no other dais actor ever has. Every time he overwhelmed the

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Steve Kerr

1999-2001, 2002-2003

Point guard

Kerr was traded to a Spurs from a Chicago Bulls in 1998 and was famous for delivering 3-pointer, after 3-pointer off a bench. Among a countless village appearances he done for a Spurs he is best famous for his purpose in diversion 6 of a 2003 Western Conference Finals opposite Dallas when a Spurs went on a punishing 34-9 4Q run that broken a Mavs and sent a Spurs into a NBA Finals.

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Steve Kerr

1999-2001, 2002-2003
Point guard
Kerr was traded to a Spurs from a Chicago Bulls in 1998 and was famous for delivering 3-pointer, after 3-pointer off a bench. Among a countless community

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Sean Elliott

1989-1993, 1994-2001

Small forward

Elliott was a Spurs’ 1989 initial turn breeze pick. He, along with David Robinson, was pegged as one of a team’s “Young Guns” going into a 1990s. He was dealt to a Detroit Pistons in sell for Dennis Rodman in 1993, though returned to a group in 1994.

He will perpetually be remembered for dual things. The “Memorial Day Miracle” shot in Game 2 of a 1999 Western Conference Finals with a Portland Blazers; and his countless Taco Cabana commercials.

Hi Jersey was late by a Spurs in 2005. Elliott now is a tone commentator for a Spurs and for Fox Sports 1.

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Sean Elliott

1989-1993, 1994-2001
Small forward
Elliott was a Spurs’ 1989 initial turn breeze pick. He, along with David Robinson, was pegged as one of a team’s “Young Guns” going into a 1990s. He was

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Bruce Bowen

2001-2009

Small Forward

Bowen is arguably a best defensive actor in Spurs story and one of a best defenders to play in a NBA. He was customarily charged with shutting down hostile teams’ best players, that led to many extraordinary games between a Spurs and Kobe Bryant led Los Angeles Lakers.

Sadly he was traded to a Milwaukee Bucks in 2009 along with Kurt Thomas and Fabricio Oberto for Richard Jefferson. He late from a NBA after that year.

In 2012 Bowen became a latest Spur to have his jersey retired.
He also became a member of a San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.
He works as an NBA researcher for ESPN.

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Bruce Bowen

2001-2009
Small Forward
Bowen is arguably a best defensive actor in Spurs story and one of a best defenders to play in a NBA. He was customarily charged with shutting down hostile teams’

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Photo: Matt Slocum, AP

Avery Johnson

1994-2001

Point guard

”Little General”

Johnson’s celebrity and certain opinion immediately endeared him to fans and his purpose as a group leader, both on and off a court, have perpetually bound him as one of a many desired Spurs of all time.

Johnson strike a diversion winning shot in Game 5 of a 1999 NBA Finals and a Spurs’ initial NBA Championship.

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Avery Johnson

1994-2001
Point guard
”Little General”
Johnson’s celebrity and certain opinion immediately endeared him to fans and his purpose as a group leader, both on and off a court, have forever

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Photo: DELCIA LOPEZ, SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS NEWS

George Gervin

1974-1985

Guard/forward

“The Iceman”

For years George Gervin was a San Antonio Spurs. The NBA Hall of Famer is deliberate one of a biggest sharpened guards to ever play a game. Gervin became a centerpiece of a Spurs after being traded to a afterwards ABA San Antonio Spurs.
He would continue to be a focal indicate for a group until he was traded in 1985 in one of a Spurs’ biggest blunders to a Chicago Bulls for David Greenwood.

Gervin is a 9-time NBA All-Star and 4-time NBA scoring champion. His array was late by a San Antonio Spurs in 1987 and was among a initial inductees to a San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame in 1995. He was inducted into a NBA Hall of Fame in 1996 and also named to NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team.

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George Gervin

1974-1985
Guard/forward
“The Iceman”
For years George Gervin was a San Antonio Spurs. The NBA Hall of Famer is deliberate one of a biggest sharpened guards to ever play a game.

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David Robinson

1989-2003

Center

“The Admiral”

What can we can about this former Spur is substantially among a many desired people in San Antonio, many reduction on a Spurs.

His leadership, faith and certainty directed by scarcely dual decades. He was a No. 1 breeze collect for a Spurs and NBA in 1987. He was a 1989 NBA Rookie of a Year, a 2-time NBA champion, a 1995 NBA Most Valuable Player, a 10-time NBA All Star, Gold Medal winning Olympian, an NBA Hall of Fame member, a member of a NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team, and was a favourite to a era of children who grew adult in San Antonio in a 1990s and 00s.

In 2001 he founded a Carver Academy, a private propagandize for inner-city children. His impression on a justice and munificent work outward of basketball have resulted in a winners of a NBA Community Assist Award being presented with a David Robinson Plaque.

Robinson’s jersey was late by a Spurs in 2003. He was inducted into a San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame in 2004 and into a NBA Hall of Fame in 2009.

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David Robinson

1989-2003
Center
“The Admiral”
What can we can about this former Spur is substantially among a many desired people in San Antonio, many reduction on a Spurs.
His leadership, faith and

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Photo: File Photo, Associated Press

Tim Duncan
Tim Duncan

1997-2016
Power Forward/Center
“Big Fundamental”
Duncan is not usually a best energy brazen in a story of a NBA, he is a best actor to ever enclose a Spurs Jersey.
He won 5 NBA titles with a Spurs and binds some-more particular group records, and particular joining annals than any other former Spur.

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Tim Duncan Tim Duncan

1997-2016
Power Forward/Center
“Big Fundamental”
Duncan is not usually a best energy brazen in a story of a NBA, he is a best actor to ever enclose a Spurs Jersey.
He won five

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Photo: DELCIA LOPEZ, STAFF / SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS


DALLAS – Former Spurs ensure Stephen Jackson is carefree games like a one he had Sunday in Ice Cube’s Big3 League will assistance him get behind into a NBA.

The 39-year-old Jackson, who helped a Spurs win an NBA championship in 2003, scored a game-high 23 points in a Killer 3s’ 50-40 win over a Ball Hogs during American Airlines Center.

“I’ve been operative to go behind to a NBA, so this (league) is a blessing for me,” Jackson said. “I wish to play basketball as prolonged as we can. we feel like there are guys in a NBA who can’t ensure me.”


Jackson, sporting a brave speckled with gray, strike 9 of 17 shots and had 9 rebounds in Sunday’s game. The initial group to 50 wins in a Big3.

“He’s a many winning actor in a league,” conspicuous Jackson’s teammate, former Detroit Pistons star Chauncey Billups. “Nobody can ensure him.”

Jackson averaged 15.1 points during 14 years in a NBA. His final deteriorate was 2013-14.

“I didn’t work out when we was in a NBA, though I’m operative out as tough as I’ve ever worked out and I’m in a best figure I’ve ever been in,” Jackson said.

But a Houston local concurred a lapse to a NBA is a prolonged shot.

“I ain’t putting all my eggs in one hat,” he said. “I know what people consider of me, and that’s substantially kept me out of a game. But as prolonged as I’m personification and am around people we honour and am means to play a game, I’m cool. If it happens, it happens. If it don’t, we adore where I’m at.”

Jackson had a span of two-year stints with a Spurs, with a initial run culminating in a franchise’s second-NBA title, a deteriorate in that he averaged 11.8 points per game. He also played for a Spurs from 2011-2013.

Jackson conspicuous a 2002-2003 deteriorate was a prominence of his career.

“That’s what we play a diversion for, to win a championship,” he said. “I schooled a many from that team. we schooled how to be a professional. we schooled what we need to do to play a game, and we schooled how to play with good players. That helped me to be means to play 14 years in a NBA, so we owe a lot to a Spurs.”

Those comments paint a pointy turnaround for Jackson, who criticized Spurs manager Gregg Popovich in Dec 2016 during an talk with ESPN’s The Dan Le Batard Show.

In that talk “Capt. Jack” claimed his attribute with Popovich soured after a manager asked him in 2013 to acknowledge that dual other players – Manu Ginobili and Danny Green – were personification improved than him.

“I was asked to contend other players were improved than me to assistance their certainty so they can play better,” Jackson told Le Batard. “That was a many unpleasant thing that I’ve ever listened from any manager in my life.”

The Spurs waived him before a start of a playoffs.

torsborn@express-news.net

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