The San Antonio Spurs’ all-time assist leaders include two NBA Finals MVPs who remain the team’s leaders. Tim Duncan and Tony Parker have combined for about 7,000 assists as they have combined to win seven championship rings with the Spurs.
5. George Gervin: 2,523 assists
The most dynamic offensive player in team history, the Iceman George Gervin ranks fifth on the list of San Antonio Spurs’ all-time assist leaders. Gervin joined the Spurs in their ABA days in 1974 and remained with them into the NBA through 1985. He averaged 26.3 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 2.8 assists for the Spurs and his longevity with the team helped him climb the assist charts. Gervin made a combined 12 All-Star teams between the ABA and NBA.
4. Tim Duncan: 3,107 assists*
Future Hall of Famer Tim Duncan is fourth among the San Antonio Spurs’ all-time assist leaders. Since joining the Spurs in 1997, Duncan has been one of the most dominant inside forces in basketball. The 12-time All-Star and two-time NBA MVP has averages of 21.1 points, 11.6 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 2.3 blocks through 984 games. He has climbed the assist leaders through consistency as he has averaged between 2.0 and 3.9 assists in every season of his career.
3. Tony Parker: 3,831 assists*
Current All-Star point guard Tony Parker is up to third on the list of San Antonio Spurs’ all-time assist leaders. Parker uses his speed and quickness primarily as a scorer and he also ranks in the Spurs’ top five scorers. The Spurs’ three-time championship floor general recently reached the NBA’s top 100 in assists in the early 2010-11 season. Parker has career averages of 16.6 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 5.7 assists through 675 games.
2. Johnny Moore: 3,865 assists
Johnny Moore was a pure point guard from the 1980s and he ranks second on the list of San Antonio Spurs’ all-time assist leaders. Moore played 519 games for the Spurs as an efficient pass-first play-maker. He averaged a combined 9.4 points, 7.4 assists, and 2.0 steals per contest with the Spurs. In 1981-82, he led the NBA with an average of 9.6 assists, though his career high was set later in 1984-85 with 10.0 per game. Moore’s career average of 7.4 assists per game is the 18th highest in NBA history.
1. Avery Johnson: 4,474 assists
The San Antonio Spurs all-time assist leader is former team leader Avery Johnson. Johnson was one of the great pure basketball minds in the NBA and since retiring he has taken his talents to coaching. He was the point guard on the Spurs’ first championship team in 1999. Johnson averaged 6.9 assists in 644 games with the Spurs including a career-high 9.6 per game in 1995-96. In his 16-year career, Johnson totaled 5,846 assists, the 31st highest total in the NBA.
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