Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 7/11/13
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is coming off one of the toughest seasons of his career. After struggling throughout the NBA Finals, many questioned whether or not he would be back. The Spurs answered that question very early in free agency, locking Ginobili up for likely the last contract of his career in a two-year deal. Ginobili told Deporte Tandilense (via translation) that both parties came to terms rather quickly. "We came to a quick agreement and I’m excited and eager to go. They told me that they wanted me to be a Spur for life. I’​​m still loving what I do I’m very lucky and it’s a total privilege to have played in the finals of the NBA at nearly 36, have a major role." Ginobili said while several teams had interest in his services, there wasn’t much of a chance he’d resume his career anywhere else.. He also said that Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and GM RC Buford had questions about what Ginobili could contribute, especially after looking like a shell of his
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