Manu Ginobili’s likeness graces a court in Buenos Aires

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A stunning pictorial honoring Argebtina’s beloved Spur. A mural of Manu Ginobili now graces an outdoor basketball court in Buenos Aires: Desde otro ángulo! pic.twitter.com/Y9E3XwtHWC — InfoManu (@InfoManu) December 28, 2018 The captions translate to “They did this on a court in Buenos Aires !!!” and “From another angle”. Manu was on site to sign …

Open Thread: Steve Kerr on Manu Ginobili: “He’s still coming downhill at you”

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The former Spur reveres the 40-year-old Argentinian. Before the final match-up of the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State, Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr spoke about Manu Ginobili: Here’s that full quote from Kerr on Manu pic.twitter.com/DgoRyonz8z — Bruno Passos (@bouncepassos) March 20, 2018 Don’t know what’s more impressive, that Sean said it or that …

Ginobili ‘thrilled’ to learn Argentinean rookie Laprovittola made Spurs.

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SAN ANTONIO – Manu Ginobili was asked if he sent fellow Argentinean Nico Laprovittola a bottle of champagne after learning the undrafted rookie guard had made the Spurs’ 15-man roster. “No, he should send it,” Ginobili joked. All kidding aside, Ginobili said he was “thrilled” to hear Laprovittola had beaten the odds to make the …

Spurs elder statesman Manu Ginobili feels refreshed.

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The 40-year-old franchise icon finally decided that 19 seasons were enough and Tim Duncan quietly walked into retirement. At 39, Manu Ginobili, with more bruises than a crate of dropped peaches, could have pulled the plug, too, and everyone would have understood. “It wasn’t that hard to decide on keep playing,” Ginobili said. “I said many …

As long as Ginobili is enjoying basketball, retirement will wait.

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Manu Ginobili has a blueprint that he uses to determine how long his playing career will extend. It’s pretty simple: If Ginobili continues to have fun coming to work everyday, retirement will be delayed. “As long as I’m happy and enjoying [basketball] on a daily basis,” said Ginobili after a team practice on Thursday. “That’s …

Spurs’ Buford tempered ‘lonely summer’ by re-signing Ginobili

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SAN ANTONIO – All of the turnover within the Spurs organization the past few months left general manager R.C. Buford wondering if he had done something wrong.“It was a lonely summer,” he said. “I thought I must have made somebody mad. But I’m excited about our new group. We’ve got some really terrific people who …

Manu Ginobili Player Preview: What to expect this season?

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This is probably Manu Ginobili’s final season. Yes, I know that we’ve all been thinking that since 2012, but this time it might be true. He and Tony Parker are the last two players from last decade’s championship teams. Tim Duncan’s leaving over the off-season and Tony Parker’s desire to play “five more years” allows …

Rio Olympics 2016: Team USA ‘in awe’ of Manu Ginobili tribute.

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AMERICA won the game, but Manu Ginobili and Co won the applause. Team USA downed Argentina 105-78 on Thursday morning to reach the semi-finals of the Olympic basketball tournament, in the process sealing the end of an era for Argentinian basketball. Stalwarts of Argentinian hoops Ginobili, who has ended his international career, and Luis Scola …

Ginobili plays for free, but not forever.

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  Manu Ginobili plays for team Argentina at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio for free but now willing to give the Spurs any more discounts. The Spurs never thought they could sign Manu Ginobili at this month’s prices. After all, now with his beloved Argentina national team, Ginobili plays for free. But the Spurs were …