Ranking 7 Worst Spurs starters of the Big 3 era

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1. Keith Bogans

The Spurs were bounced in the first round of the playoffs in 2009 just before they signed Bogans. San Antonio hoped the 6’5 wing would bring some defense, energy, and toughness to the roster. The 29-year-old played a key role for the Magic in 2008 as they advanced to the second round of the playoffs. Bogans was never a monster stat producer, but the Spurs believed he could help them.

The partnership lasted just one year as Bogans averaged 4.4 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.2 assists in 19.7 minutes per game. Gregg Popovich was committed to starting him for most of the regular season, but the 6’5 wing was virtually out of the rotation in the playoffs. It just was not a fit, and Keith Bogans did little to help the Spurs.

The 30-year-old was a starter on the Bulls the following season as Chicago had the best record in the NBA. They lost to the Miami Heat in the conference finals, and Bogans' numbers did not improve. Still, it made his rough season in San Antonio even more disappointing for Spurs fans.

The San Antonio Spurs were a dynasty during the Big 3 era, and they hope to have another lengthy run with Victor Wembanyama as their centerpiece. Who will be the worst starter of that era? Stay tuned to find out.