Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 6/20/13
This was San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili Tuesday evening after his team had just had an NBA championship in their grasps, but couldn’t close the deal as the Miami Heat forced a Game 7. “I had a very good game last game,” said Ginobili of Game 5 where he scored 24 points and passed for 10 assists, “and today I just couldn't maintain it.  I was very insecure‑‑ well, I had a career high in turnovers in a really bad moment.  It really helps to make me feel terrible.” “Even with all that,” continued Ginobili, “we were so close of winning it.  So it's one of the many things I'll be thinking tonight.” After a spectacular Game 5 performance, Ginobili continued on the roller-coaster ride he’s been on throughout these Finals as he only scored nine points, threw three assists, and turned the ball over a career-high eight times on Tuesday in Game 6. “I have no clue how we're going to be reenergized,” continued Ginobili. “I'm devastated.  But we have to.  There's no Game 8 afterwards.
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