Ranking the 5 best playmakers on the San Antonio Spurs roster

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2.) Devin Vassell

Vassell is a potential star, and he's where we can talk a little bit about that subjective point of view as it relates to playmaking as a whole. While the numbers may not pop off the board, he finished the year with 3.6 assists and 1.5 turnovers per game, with the former ranking second on the Spurs.

The year-to-year jump in that particular skill has been noticeable and something Vassell should expand on this upcoming season. He can use his much-improved scoring prowess to manufacture points for others by drawing extra attention. At 6-foot-5, he has no trouble seeing over the top of defenses, and his natural feel for passing lanes and timing helps him get the ball where it needs to be.

Interestingly enough, while Vassell didn't spend enough time as a lead ballhandler to make any sweeping statements, he graded well in most metrics. Per Cleaning the Glass, he had a 17.2% assist percentage (86th percentile), a 0.72 assist-to-usage ratio (65th percentile), and an 8.5% turnover percentage (85th percentile). Devin could place himself into a category that affords the franchise some breathing room moving forward.