There is a good chance that if you’ve found this page then you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.
That also means that today’s grid has asked for players that have played for both the San Antonio Spurs and Sacramento Kings.
And, it also means that you’re probably stuck on this particular box and you’re looking for a little help. Sound about right so far?
Well, good news, you’re in the right place.
I’ve done some research and have found players who played for both the Spurs and the Kings.
Andre Miller was drafted 8th overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1999 NBA Draft after a successful college career at the University of Utah. His NBA journey took him to multiple teams including the Clippers, 76ers, Trail Blazers, Nuggets, Wizards, Kings, Timberwolves, and Spurs.
Throughout his career, Miller was often among the league leaders in assists. In fact, as of this writing, he ranks 12th all-time in assists in the NBA (8524). He also led the league in assists in 2001-02, averaging 10.9 assists per game.
Miller was never an All-Star but was a key contributor on many teams throughout his 17-year career, demonstrating an ability to fit into various systems and roles.
Miller Key Stats
- 5+ Assists/Game Season (Cavaliers, Clippers, Nuggets, 76ers, Trail Blazers)
Kevin Martin was a player known for his scoring ability during his time in the NBA. He was drafted 26th overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2004 NBA Draft.
In his early career with the Kings, Martin quickly established himself as a potent scorer, demonstrating a knack for getting to the free-throw line and shooting efficiently from beyond the arc. His most productive season came in 2008-2009 when he averaged 24.6 points per game.
Throughout his career, Martin played for several teams, including the Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Minnesota Timberwolves, always bringing his scoring punch wherever he went. While with the Thunder, he took on a significant role coming off the bench, contributing to a deep playoff run in the 2012-2013 season.
Martin Key Stats
- 20+ Points/Game Season (Kings, Rockets, Timberwolves)
Garrett Temple was undrafted out of LSU in the 2009 NBA Draft but worked his way into the league and has developed an impressive 13-year career as a journeyman.
He has played for multiple NBA teams (11 in total), including the Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers, Washington Wizards, and Brooklyn Nets. His role has primarily been as a defensive specialist and a veteran presence in the locker room.
He’s been a key contributor on many of the teams he’s played on and has even started in almost 300 games in his career.
Rudy Gay is an NBA forward known for his scoring ability, athleticism, and versatility on the court. Selected from UConn 8th overall by the Houston Rockets in the 2006 NBA Draft, Gay was subsequently traded to the Memphis Grizzlies, where he spent the initial part of his NBA journey.
With the Grizzlies, he quickly developed into one of the team’s primary scoring options and played a significant role in the team’s growth as a Western Conference contender.
Following his tenure in Memphis, Gay played for the Raptors, Kings, Spurs, and Jazz. Throughout his career, he’s been recognized for his ability to create his own shot and provide instant offense, either as a starter or coming off the bench.
Gay Key Stats
- 20+ Points/Game Season (Grizzlies, Kings)
Beno Udrih is a player from Slovenia who had a solid career in the NBA. After starting his career in Europe, Udrih was selected in the first round of the 2004 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs.
Udrih had the privilege of being part of the San Antonio Spurs’ championship-winning team in his rookie year and once again in his second season. Learning under the guidance of Gregg Popovich and playing alongside legendary Spurs Tim Duncan, Manu Ginóbili, and Tony Parker, Udrih gained valuable experience early in his career.
After his time with the Spurs, Udrih played for several teams in the NBA, including the Kings, Bucks, Magic, Knicks, Grizzlies, and Heat. Known for his crafty playmaking and steady shooting, Udrih provided reliable depth at the point guard position throughout his career.