Manu Ginobili RUMORS & NEWS

  • Spurs great Manu Ginobili doesn't care about legacy: It's 'very overrated'

    CBS Sports "One legendary player, however, is really not interested in any such discussions. Manu Ginobili, who returned to the San Antonio Spurs this offseason on a two-year, $5M deal that is expected to be his last. Ahead of his 16th season, Ginobili was asked about his legacy, which includes four NBA..." October 04

  • Report: Manu Ginobili signs 2-year, $5 million deal to return to Spurs

    Clutch Points "The San Antonio Spurs have signed shooting guard Manu Ginobili to a two-year, $5 million deal to return to the team, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. The terms of his contract are fully guaranteed. The 40-year-old was reportedly coming back for his last season after taking the..." August 24

  • Manu Ginobili: Gregg Popovich said 'he needed me' to return to the Spurs

    San Antonio Express-News "Not long after the Spurs’ season ended in a Western Conference finals sweep in May, soon-to-be 40-year-old Manu Ginobili met with coach Gregg Popovich to talk about the future. Deep down, there was a part of Ginobili that hoped Popovich would make his retirement decision for him. Instead, what..." July 21

  • Manu Ginobili Looks To Be Coming Back To The Spurs For A 16th Season

    Uproxx "Manu isn’t done just yet. Reports indicate that Manu Ginobili will not retire and instead is ready to return to the San Antonio Spurs this fall. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Tuesday that Ginobili and the Spurs were close on a deal that would bring him back for the 2017-18 season, which..." July 18

  • Spurs’ Ginobili still pondering future, brother says

    San Antonio Express-News "Manu Ginobili is still pondering whether he will retire or return to the Spurs for a 16th season, according to his older brother, Sepo Ginobili. “Manu will decide over the coming month(s),” Sepo told ESPN radio in Argentina, per NBA para todos. “If he can help and be useful to the team, he will..." June 18

  • Manu Ginobili gave life to the San Antonio Spurs

    Yardbarker "There was a time when no one wanted to watch the San Antonio Spurs play basketball. Ironically, this was also the same period of time when the other 29 teams in the Association were playing the ugliest basketball in the league’s history. Before we allowed the science behind efficiency to smugly..." May 26

  • Gregg Popovich: Spurs started Manu Ginobili ‘out of respect’

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Spurs started Manu Ginobili in their Game 4 loss to the Warriors last night. For strategic reasons or because they wanted to honor him in what could be his final game before retirement? The was certainly a case for the former. Ginobili had played well in the series, and Kawhi Leonard and..." May 23

  • Manu Ginobili: 'Whatever I decide to do, I'll be a happy camper'

    ESPN "As the minutes ticked away in the Spurs' 129-115 elimination loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals on Monday, the remaining fans packed in the AT&T Center stood and waved Spurs towels while chanting, "Manu, Manu, Manu." Manu Ginobili walked off the court with 2..." May 23

  • No matter the result of the Spurs playoff run, Ginobili has a life choice to make July 1

    San Antonio Express-News "David West probably should have seen it coming. He played with Manu Ginobili for a season in San Antonio. He had witnessed this kind of thing before. West had come to trap Ginobili near the sideline Saturday. Ginobili improvised by bouncing the ball through West’s outspread legs, collected..." May 22

  • 'Patty was very determined:' Ginobili's wife jokes about Mills' celebratory smooch

    San Antonio Express-News "Most Spurs fans wanted to wrap Manu Ginobili in hugs and kisses after his heroic Game 5 block on Houston Rocket James Harden Tuesday night. And Patty Mills was no different, if you ask Mrs. Ginobili. Many Orono, Ginobili's wife, poked fun at how close the two got after her husband..." May 14

  • Manu Ginobili ‘sad’ about first playoff game without Tony Parker

    Sportsnaut "Friday night, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will miss a playoff game after season-ending surgery. For longtime Spur Manu Ginobili, it’s the first time playoff game he’ll ever play without the Frenchman beside him. Given that Parker has been in the league longer than Ginobili and..." May 05

  • Spurs' Ginobili on Parker: 'We’re not going to see him any time soon

    San Antonio Express-News "Tony Parker sustained what the Spurs are calling a left leg injury in the fourth quarter of the team's 121-96 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday in Game 2 of their second-round playoff series, which is now tied 1-1. Parker will have an MRI on Thursday. The Spurs' starting point guard..." May 04