NBA The Best San Antonio Spurs To Have Their Numbers Retired  

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List Rules Vote up the best San Antonio Spurs players to have their legendary number retired for all time.

These San Antonio Spurs players have all had their numbers retired. After making a big impact while playing for the team, players such as David Robinson and George Gervin had their numbers retired. But not every player in the NBA gets their number retired, it is an honor bestowed upon the best players of a franchise. Which of these athletes are the greatest San Antonio Spurs players? This list is only for San Antonio Spurs players with retired numbers. Coaches and managers have had their numbers retired as well but we're here to determine the best San Antonio Spurs players that have had their number retired for all time.

Although these are undoubtedly great players, not all of them have been voted into the Basketball Hall of Fame despite having their numbers retired. The San Antonio Spurs players that have been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame are noted below. Vote up the San Antonio Spurs players with retired numbers that you think made the biggest contribution to the team.

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7 1
Tim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Antonio Spurs To Have Their Numbers Retired
Power forward, Center

Number: 21

Years with franchise1997–2016

2
6 4
David Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Antonio Spurs To Have Their Numbers Retired
Center

Number: 50

Years with franchise1989–2003

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

3
5 4
Manu Ginóbili is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Antonio Spurs To Have Their Numbers Retired
Shooting guard

Number: 20

Years with franchise2002–2018

4
5 5
George Gervin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Antonio Spurs To Have Their Numbers Retired
Shooting guard

Number: 44

Years with franchise1974–1985

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

5
3 3
Sean Elliott is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Antonio Spurs To Have Their Numbers Retired
Small forward

Number: 32

Years with franchise1989–1993, 1994–2001

6
2 3
James Silas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Antonio Spurs To Have Their Numbers Retired
Point guard

Number: 13

Years with franchise1972–1981​​​​​​​

7
3 5
Bruce Bowen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Antonio Spurs To Have Their Numbers Retired
Shooting guard, Small forward

Number: 12

Years with franchise2001–2009

8
2 4
Johnny Moore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Antonio Spurs To Have Their Numbers Retired
Point guard

Number: 00

Years with franchise: 1980–1987, 1989–1990 

9
2 6
Avery Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Antonio Spurs To Have Their Numbers Retired
Point guard

Number: 9

Years with franchise: 1991, 1992–1993, 1994–2001