Manu Ginobili RUMORS & NEWS

  • Manu Ginobili: 'I never wanted to leave San Antonio'

    Yahoo! Sports "At the conclusion of a news conference on Thursday to announce a new partnership between the Junior NBA and the Argentinean Basketball Federation, Manu Ginobili stood up to pose for pictures while holding up a San Antonio Spurs No. 20 jersey that appeared to be intended for one of his 6-year-old..." July 22

  • Pop: Losing both Ginobili, Duncan 'would've been awful'

    The Score "After Manu Ginobili re-signed with the San Antonio Spurs on a one-year deal, word leaked out that the Philadelphia 76ers had pursued the 15-year veteran hard, pushing up his price. On Thursday, Ginobili admitted that he never had any real intention of leaving the only NBA team he's ever played..." July 22

  • 76ers reportedly made Spurs triple their offer to Manu Ginobili

    Liberty Ballers "Things have been quiet on the Sixers free agency front, so it was about time they were tied to a player they didn't actually sign. Fire up The Vertical batsignal Our pal Adrian Wojnarowski is on video there, and the Sixers-centric info is transcribed below: The Vertical's Shams Charania..." July 14

  • Manu Ginobili returns to Spurs on one-year, $14 million deal, per report

    SB Nation "Manu Ginobili is returning to the Spurs for a 15th season on a one-year, $14 million contract, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports. After the retirement of Tim Duncan, Ginobili will go at least one more year before making a decision on whether to call it quits. Ginobili declined a..." July 14

  • Manu Ginobili discussing one-year, $10 million deal with Spurs

    CBS Sports "Tim Duncan has announced his retirement from the San Antonio Spurs and the NBA. Not all of the old guys on the Spurs are following him out the door just yet. According to Marc Stein of, the Spurs and Ginobili are discussing a new contract to bring back the Argentinian guard for one..." July 14

  • Manu Ginobili confirms return to Spurs for 2016-17 season

    The Sports Daily "Manu Ginobili will be back in black next season. The veteran shooting guard announced on social media Thursday that he will be returning to the San Antonio Spurs for a 15th season. Ginobili’s agent, Herb Rudoy, says he hopes to have a one-year contract with the Spurs completed by Friday or..." July 07

  • Agent: Ginobili intends to re-sign with Spurs, but …

    San Antonio Express-News "Manu Ginobili announced via his personal website Sunday morning that he intends to play one more NBA season before hanging it up. Conspicuously absent from his blog post was a mention of returning specifically to the Spurs. Ginobili, who turns 39 on July 28, became an unrestricted free agent..." July 03

  • Ginobili says he will return next season

    The Score "San Antonio Spurs veteran and current free agent Manu Ginobili said Sunday in a blog post that he will return for a 15th NBA season." July 03

  • Manu Ginobili likely to return and Pau Gasol could join him with Spurs

    CBS Sports "It looks like the San Antonio Spurs are going to be contenders again next season. While Tim Duncan's decision about retirement is still up in the air, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Manu Ginobili is likely coming back and Pau Gasol could be joining him. "There's a strong belief..." June 28

  • Manu Ginobili leaning toward retirement?

    iSportsweb "Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs will not pickup his $2.9 million option for the 2016- 2017 season. Fans are wondering if Ginobili is going to retire after a tough performance in the NBA playoffs last season. Manu Ginobili took a break from basketball last summer, and took his time in..." June 25

  • Spurs’ Ginobili, West decide not to pick up contract options for next season

    San Antonio Express-News "In an expected move that does not necessarily portend his retirement, Manu Ginobili has declined to exercise his $2.9 million player option with the Spurs for next season, a league source said Wednesday. One of the most popular, dynamic players in franchise history, Ginobili could still sign a..." June 22

  • Manu Ginobili Declines Player Option

    Hoops Rumors "Veteran guard Manu Ginobili is the latest player to decline a player option for 2016/17, opting not to pick up his $2.94MM option for next season, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical (Twitter link). ESPN’s Marc Stein first reported (via Twitter) that Ginobili was expected to head to free..." June 22

  • Spurs’ retirement decisions not necessarily imminent

    San Antonio Express-News "Manu Ginobili faces a Wednesday deadline to decide whether to exercise a $2.94 million option for next season. Tim Duncan has until June 29 to opt into $6.39 million for next season. On the surface, it seems return or retirement decisions are nigh for the pair of Spurs’ future Hall of Famers...." June 18

  • Ginobili will take his time before making retirement decision

    The Score "After 13 playoff appearances and four titles, San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Manu Ginobili has yet to decide whether 2015-16 will mark his final season in the Association. However, the 38-year-old doesn't plan on making an immediate decision, stating that he'll "take his time as always"..." May 13

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    Kawhi Leonard (right quad contusion) is out for tonight's Spurs-Grizzlies game. Duncan (rest), Ginobili (rest) and Parker (rest) remain out.

  • Manu Ginobili to play for Argentina in Rio Olympics

    Pro Basketball Talk "Argentina has qualified for the Rio Olympics this summer; they came in second at the FIBA America’s tournament last summer. The did with a roster led by Luis Scola of the Raptors and former NBA player Andrés Nocioni, plus some quality players making their money either in Europe or the Argentinian..." March 25

  • Spurs will be without Duncan, Ginobili and Parker against Timberwolves

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs will be without Tim Duncan (rest), Manu Ginobili (rest) and Tony Parker (left toe contusion) when they play the Timberwolves on Tuesday in Minnesota. The Spurs are coming off a 99-91 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Monday, their 10th loss of the season. So far this season, the Spurs..." March 08

  • Manu Ginobili cleared to play after recovering from testicular injury

    ESPN "Spurs guard Manu Ginobili stepped outside the team's locker room 15 minutes before tipoff of Wednesday's 97-81 win over the Detroit Pistons and declared that doctors have cleared him to return to action after his recovery from testicular surgery. Ginobili, who has missed 11 games so far,..." March 03

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    Manu Ginobili just said he's been cleared by doctors. Ginobili said he's ready to play,...

  • Spurs hopeful Ginobili will be ready for March 10 return

    The Score "Manu Ginobili took part in some light non-contact shooting drills Monday, and the Spurs think he's on track to return March 10 against the Chicago Bulls, according to the San Antonio Express-News' Buck Harvey. "I think he's just been able to walk out on the floor and shoot a ball," Spurs coach..." March 01

  • Manu Ginobili's recovery coming along slowly

    ESPN "San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich provided an update for injured guard Manu Ginobili on Saturday, saying the veteran is coming along “slowly, but surely,” and displaying “a little bit more movement each day.” “[There’s] a little less pain each day,” Popovich said, “but [it’s] a slow..." February 28

  • Spurs' Manu Ginobili admits the Warriors might be unbeatable

    CBS Sports "For most of the regular season, the San Antonio Spurs looked like they were on the same level as the Golden State Warriors. But then on Jan. 25, the Spurs traveled to Oakland to take on the Warriors and got absolutely dominated. Losing by 30 points, San Antonio looked thoroughly outmatched in..." February 19

  • Manu Ginobili: ‘I don’t know if there’s a way’ to beat Warriors

    Sportsnaut "The 2015-16 Golden State Warriors are a wrecking crew of legendary proportions, and San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili has yet to figure out the blueprint to beat the Dubs. In a self-written column for Argentinian newspaper La Nacion (h/t Pounding the Rock), Ginobili said “it really doesn’t..." February 17

  • No timetable for Ginobili's return but 'the ugliest part is over'

    The Score "Manu Ginobili is resting up after undergoing surgery for a cringeworthy injury, and he's unsure of when he'll be able to get back on the court. "There is no (timetable)," the San Antonio Spurs guard wrote in Argentine newspaper La Nacion, as translated by the San Antonio..." February 14

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