The best player to wear each jersey number for the San Antonio Spurs

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The Dirty 30s

#36: Shawnelle Scott

You can stop racking your brain to remember this player. Shawnelle Scott signed a one-year deal with the Spurs in 2000, but he only played in 27 games before the organization cut him loose the following summer. He wins by default since no one else has donned this number for San Antonio.

#35: Larry Kenon

Larry Kenon was the All-Star sidekick for George Gervin from 1975 to 1980. The highflying forward is perhaps one of the most underrated players in franchise history. He stuffed the stat sheet to the tune of 20.7 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists per game during his time with the Silver and Black.

#34: Mike Mitchell

Mike Mitchell narrowly knocked off Terry Cummings for a coveted place on this all-time list. While the Spurs were no longer a postseason powerhouse once the one-time All-Star arrived in San Antonio, it is tough to point the finger at him for their disappointing shortcomings in the mid-80s.

#33: Boris Diaw

From his lovable off-court persona to his ridiculously creative dimes, there isn't a single soul in the 2-1-0 who doesn't love Boris Diaw. The French forward was an x-factor for the Spurs during their run to the 2014 NBA Finals, and he amplified their beautiful brand of championship basketball.

#32: Sean Elliott

This one should come as no surprise since the Spurs retired his number and raised his jersey into the rafters of the Frost Bank Center almost two decades ago. Sean Elliott was a two-time All-Star for San Antonio and an instrumental contributor to their first league championship in 1999.

#31: Malik Rose

The Spurs relied on Malik Rose as a fixture of their second unit for eight seasons, and the undersized power forward is one of the most recognizable reserves of the 2000s. His stifling defense on revered frontcourt scorers and tireless motors on the boards made him a fan favorite in San Antonio.

#30: Terry Porter

A lack of noteworthy names makes Terry Porter the de facto honoree at this spot on our countdown. The former All-Star signed with the Spurs one season too late to celebrate their 1999 championship, and he retired right before San Antonio secured the second title of their burgeoning dynasty.