Manu Ginobili RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lakers' Russell idolized Ginobili growing up

    ESPN "D'Angelo Russell had to say something. After all, his favorite player was right there, standing a few feet away, on the same court -- someone he had studied for years, devouring countless hours of footage, then rewinding and playing it again before trying to mimic it on the court. For years,..." November 18

  • Manu Ginobili jokes that he gave his right testicle to the Spurs

    CBS Sports "Last season, Manu Ginobili suffered an injury that no man should wish on to another. Accidentally kneed in the groin by Ryan Anderson in February, Ginobili fell to the ground in writhing pain and had to immediately undergo testicular surgery. Ginobili missed close to a month of action due to..." October 27

  • Ginobili, Nocioni retire from international competition

    SI "U.S. men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has a favorite Argentina story. It takes place in Beijing with his team in the tunnel, about to take the court to play the Gauchos in the semifinals at the 2008 Olympics. In a scrum behind the Americans are their opponents, dancing, hugging and..." August 18

  • Raja Bell Details Why Manu Ginobili Was Harder To Guard Than Kobe Bryant

    Uproxx "Raja Bell’s battles with Kobe Bryant are legendary. One of basketball’s most aggressive wing defenders and a notorious hothead, the former Phoenix Suns guard went toe-to-toe with the Los Angeles Lakers icon on 44 separate occasions from December 2001 to February 2012. The statistics, as you..." August 11

  • Spurs had to talk Ginobili 'off the ledge' following 2006 semifinals

    The Score "Game 7 of the 2006 Western Conference semifinals between the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks featured a key defensive miscue by Manu Ginobili that both cost his team and demoralized him, sending Ginobili into a downward spiral emotionally. After knocking down a 3-pointer with 32.2..." August 11