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Spurs: Ranking All 43 Players from Champion Playoff Rosters

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27. Beno Udrih

Beno Udrih was a rare case of a rookie getting legitimate minutes in Gregg Popovich's system in 2005. Given how he shot nearly 41% from three that year, it's easy to see why. Even though his time was understandably reduced in the playoffs in favor of Tony Parker playing more, he still scored 78 points and dished out 22 dimes, playing in all but two of San Antonio's playoff games that year.

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26. Francisco Elson

Although he played until 2012, the 2007 season was the last time Francisco Elson would show up in the playoffs. Fortunately, he made the most out of that opportunity. Elson had an underrated postseason, averaging 10.3 points and 9.7 rebounds per 36 minutes while shooting 59.1% from the field to help the Spurs secure their fourth NBA crown.

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25. Matt Bonner

He may not have been as productive as others behind him on the list, but Matt Bonner's overall body of work speaks for itself. The Red Rocket played in nine postseasons with San Antonio, winning rings in 2007 and 2014. Without his efforts in the 2012-13 playoffs, I'm not sure the Spurs make it to the NBA Finals to set up their redemption tour in 2014. That year, he shot a blistering 47% from three and scored 81 points to go along with 39 boards in 20 playoff games.

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24. Speedy Claxton

It says a lot about Speedy Claxton that he's still talked about among Spurs fans despite playing just 54 total games in San Antonio. Acquired in a trade that season, he went from 15.7 minutes per game in the regular season to playing 19 minutes per game in the last three games of the NBA Finals. His 5-for-8, 13-point performance in Game 6 against New Jersey helped wrap up the series in style.

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23. Brent Barry

Now the vice president of basketball operations for the Spurs, Brent Barry won titles in two of his four seasons in the Alamo City. Barry was outstanding in the 2005 playoffs, shooting 42.4% from deep while averaging 6.1 points and 2.4 rebounds per game. By the end of his time in S.A., he'd scored 384 total playoff points in silver and black.

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22. Steve Kerr

Yet another multiple-time NBA champion, two of Steve Kerr's five rings came courtesy of the Spurs. While he statistically belongs further back on this list, I'm giving Kerr a huge bump for the heroics that made him a legend in San Antonio. Honestly, I just watched it again and want to put him in the top 15. I'll resist, though.

Those clips give me flashbacks of being a teenager watching the game live on TV and jumping up and down just like David Robinson in that clip. Good times.

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21. Fabricio Oberto

When things fell through in getting Argentina's Luis Scola to San Antonio, his countryman Fabricio Oberto was a nice consolation. The 31-year-old proved vital to the 2007 championship team, getting 12 starts and playing 21 minutes per game in his 20 postseason showings.

Oberto's best moments included back-to-back 14-point, seven-rebound games against Utah and five points in the closing seconds of the NBA Finals to put away LeBron James and the Cavaliers.