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Manu Ginobili
PPG RPG APG
12.3 3.0 4.3
Team: San AntonioHeight: 6-6 Born: 7/28/1977
Position: G-FWeight: 205 Birthplace: Bahia Blanca, Argentina
College: NoneDraft: 2nd Round 28th pick by Spurs (1999)


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July 4 6:13 AM PT7:13 AM MT8:13 AM CT9:13 AM ET13:13 GMT21:13 6:13 AM MST8:13 AM EST17:13 UAE15:139:13 ET8:13 AM CT12:13 - The San Antonio Spurs say Manu Ginobili has a stress fracture of the lower fibula of his right leg.
Analysis: The injury could knock the key reserve for the NBA champion Spurs out of the upcoming World Cup of Basketball, where he was scheduled to play for Argentina. The tournament starts at the end of August in Spain. Ginobili wrote Tuesday on his Facebook page that his availability will depend on how he feels in about three weeks, but that he remains optimistic. It's unclear when Ginobili was injured.
Apr. 11 4:13 PM PT5:13 PM MT6:13 PM CT7:13 PM ET23:13 GMT7:13 4:13 PM MST6:13 PM EST3:13 UAE (+1)01:1319:13 ET6:13 PM CT22:13 - Tim Duncan and Ginobili will both sit out Friday in the second game of a back-to-back for rest.
Analysis: Duncan had 20 points and 15 rebounds and Ginobili added 10 points and seven assists in the Spurs' 109-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday.
Apr. 9 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET4:25 GMT12:25 9:25 PM MST11:25 PM EST8:25 UAE06:250:25 ET11:25 PM CT3:25 - Manu Ginobili left in the third quarter of Tuesday's game versus Minnesota with a left calf contusion.
Analysis: The injury is not believed to be serious, but San Antonio will likely rest the veteran guard for precautionary reasons.
Apr. 6 8:02 PM PT9:02 PM MT10:02 PM CT11:02 PM ET3:02 GMT11:02 8:02 PM MST10:02 PM EST7:02 UAE (+1)05:0223:02 ET10:02 PM CT2:02 - Manu Ginobili had a 26 points and San Antonio eased to a 112-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday after losing Tony Parker to injury.
Analysis: Ginobili, who sat out the team's game on Thursday versus Oklahoma City in order to rest, was 8 for 11 from the field and 4 of 6 from 3-point range.
Apr. 3 4:39 PM PT5:39 PM MT6:39 PM CT7:39 PM ET23:39 GMT7:39 4:39 PM MST6:39 PM EST3:39 UAE (+1)01:3919:39 ET6:39 PM CT22:39 - Ginobili will sit out Thursday night against Oklahoma City, while Thunder center Kendrick Perkins will return to action.
Analysis: Ginobili has missed 12 games this season, but just since the All-Star break. When asked during pregame whether Ginobili was sitting because of an injury or to rest, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich simply said: ''He's out.'' Ginobili, who averages 12.3 points and 4.4 assists per game, is not listed on the injury report.
Mar. 12 10:57 PM PT11:57 PM MT12:57 AM CT1:57 AM ET5:57 GMT13:57 10:57 PM MST12:57 AM EST9:57 UAE06:571:57 ET11:57 PM CT4:57 - Ginobili scored 22 in Tuesday's win over the Bulls.
Analysis: Ginobili is averaging 14.6 points on 55.3 percent shooting over his last nine games after previously averaging 12.0 points and shooting 44.9 percent on the season.
Feb. 26 7:39 PM PT8:39 PM MT9:39 PM CT10:39 PM ET3:39 GMT11:39 8:39 PM MST10:39 PM EST7:39 UAE (+1)04:3922:39 ET9:39 PM CT2:39 - Ginobili scored 16 points and had nine assists as the Spurs worked through a lethargic start to beat the Detroit Pistons 120-110 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Ginobili just missed his second double-double.
Jan. 29 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET20:59 GMT4:59 1:59 PM MST3:59 PM EST0:59 UAE (+1)21:5915:59 ET2:59 PM CT18:59 - Ginobili returned Tuesday for the Spurs.
Analysis: Ginobili was out with a strained left hamstring suffered while dunking the ball in a Jan. 28 loss to the Houston Rockets.
Jan. 18 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET5:53 GMT13:53 10:53 PM MST12:53 AM EST9:53 UAE06:530:53 ET11:53 PM CT3:53 - Ginobili scored a season-high 29 points Friday in a home loss to Portland.
Analysis: He went 9 of 17 from the floor and 4 of 5 from 3-point range. While it was a good night and his shooting has been better than last year, this certainly isn't going to be the norm for the 36-year-old.
Jan. 8 10:51 PM PT11:51 PM MT12:51 AM CT1:51 AM ET6:51 GMT14:51 11:51 PM MST1:51 AM EST10:51 UAE07:511:51 ET12:51 AM CT4:51 - The Spurs displayed poise as they battled through the five-minute overtime period and beat the Grizzlies, 110-108, winning on a driving layup by Manu Ginobili with 1.8 seconds left.
Analysis: Ginobili shot just 3 of 12 from the field, and scored only nine points, but came through when his team needed him most.
Jan. 8 5:20 PM PT6:20 PM MT7:20 PM CT8:20 PM ET1:20 GMT9:20 6:20 PM MST8:20 PM EST5:20 UAE (+1)02:2020:20 ET7:20 PM CT23:20 - Ginobili is out because of tightness in his left hamstring.
Analysis: Ginobili has missed the last two games.
Dec. 29 6:47 PM PT7:47 PM MT8:47 PM CT9:47 PM ET2:47 GMT10:47 7:47 PM MST9:47 PM EST6:47 UAE (+1)03:4721:47 ET8:47 PM CT0:47 - Ginobili scored 28 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 112-104 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.
Analysis: Ginobili is averaging 12.5 points since he doesn't play regularly so he remains an iffy fantasy option.
Dec. 25 7:58 PM PT8:58 PM MT9:58 PM CT10:58 PM ET3:58 GMT11:58 8:58 PM MST10:58 PM EST7:58 UAE (+1)04:5822:58 ET9:58 PM CT1:58 - Ginobili led San Antonio with 22 points in a 111-98 loss to Houston on Wednesday.
Analysis: Ginobili can't be trusted in crucial fantasy play since his minutes sometimes get limited but he was stellar in this holiday showcase game.
Dec. 19 9:00 PM PT10:00 PM MT11:00 PM CT12:00 AM ET5:00 GMT13:00 10:00 PM MST12:00 AM EST9:00 UAE06:000:00 ET11:00 PM CT3:00 - Ginobili scored a season-high 24 points in Wednesday's win at Phoenix.
Analysis: Ginobili has been playing well lately, averaging 14.6 points in his last seven games on 57.6 percent shooting.
Dec. 19 1:50 PM PT2:50 PM MT3:50 PM CT4:50 PM ET21:50 GMT5:50 2:50 PM MST4:50 PM EST1:50 UAE (+1)22:5016:50 ET3:50 PM CT19:50 - The San Antonio Spurs will be without Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker when they play at the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.
Analysis: The Spurs said Thursday afternoon that Duncan and Ginobili would be given the night off to rest, and Parker will sit out for the second straight game with a bruised right shin.
July 3 9:00 AM PT10:00 AM MT11:00 AM CT12:00 PM ET16:00 GMT0:00 9:00 AM MST11:00 AM EST20:00 UAE18:0012:00 ET11:00 AM CT15:00 - Ginobili has signed his contract with the Spurs and will be joined in San Antonio next season by Marco Belinelli.
Analysis: Ginobili posted a picture of himself with his paperwork on Twitter on Thursday, writing that: ``Now it's official. I've just signed my fourth contract with the Spurs for two more years.'' The 36-year-old from Argentina has won three titles with the Spurs and helped them reach the NBA Finals this season despite battling injuries.

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