The Spurs lost Manu Ginobili for the remainder of their game against the Celtics on Saturday, though it looks like the San Antonio shooting guard could have prevented the injury.
Ginobili suffered the left quad injury while flopping. The Spurs’ guard leaned into a Chris Wilcox screen, and vaulted off the Celtics’ center, careening to the ground. Ginobili stayed on the ground wincing until getting helped off the court.
Typically, we’d give a player the benefit of the doubt on a play like this, but given Ginobili’s floppy history, this injury is just as much on the Spur as Wilcox.
Watch Ginobili’s flop in the GIF below.