The 7 Greatest Spurs in history, ranked by Player Efficiency Rating (PER)

These players possess the highest Player Efficiency Ratings in Spurs franchise history.

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6. DeMar DeRozan - 20.9

DeMar DeRozan's arrival in the Alamo City was a huge surprise to everyone involved. Truly, even DeMar himself never expected to leave the city he had grown to love so deeply in Toronto. But in July 2018, he was the centerpiece for the infamous Kawhi Leonard trade.

With DeRozan becoming the Spurs' new franchise player, he found himself thrust into a completely new situation. But as he came to accept his new situation and as he gained coaching from one of the most accomplished Head Coaches in league history, Gregg Popovich showed that he had a new vision for DeMar.

While playing with the Raptors, DeRozan was a highly-skilled scorer that got to his spots and made jump shots from nearly anywhere on the floor. With the Spurs, the coaching staff still wanted to utilize his scoring prowess, but they opted to lean more into his playmaking ability as well.

The result was DeMar becoming the team's de-facto point guard, averaging a team-high 6.2 assists per game in 2018-19. This became a large part of his role over the course of his three seasons with the team. Though he was in San Antonio for a short time, DeRozan's all-around play contributed to landing him surprisingly high on this list for PER.