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MANU GINOBILI RUMORS

Spurs deny Ginobili’s World Cup bid

The Spurs have sent Manu Ginobili a letter denying him permission to participate in the FIBA Basketball World Cup later this summer, Express-News columnist Buck Harvey reported on Monday. Spurs general manager R.C. Buford cited an eight-week recovery span for the stress fracture in Ginobili’s lower right fibula, which was discovered during exit physicals after the team crushed...
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Spurs Won't Give Manu Ginobili Permission To Play In World Cup

The San Antoino Spurs will not grant Manu Ginobili permission to play in the World Cup of Basketball for Argentina. Ginobili is recovering from a stress fracture. Ginobili had a highly productive season as the Spurs attempt to extend his career.
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Video: Team Argentina celebrates Manu Ginobili’s birthday

Argentina fans might be pretty upset with the San Antonio Spurs after the team denied Manu Ginobili a chance to play for Team Argentina at this summer’s 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain citing his recent stress fracture injury and terms of his contract with the Spurs. However, Manu’s fellow countrymen and teammates didn’t let […]
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs deny permission for Ginobili to play in World Cup

Fresh off his NBA Championship run, Spurs guard Manu Ginobili was hoping to play for his country Argentina at the World Cup tournament in Spain this summer. Unfortunately, it appears he is not going to be able to make the trip. Early in July, it was reported the veteran had a minor stress fracture in his right leg, discovered during his exit physical with San Antonio. Ginobili kept...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: At 14 years old, Manu Ginobili already had a killer Eurostep

San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili is known for having the best Eurostep in the NBA. Just when a defender thinks Manu is going right, he moves left for the easy bucket while driving into the lane. Indeed Manu has mastered the move but it didn’t come overnight. Or did it? In this rare footage, a 14-year old […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ginobili awaiting decision from Spurs for clearance to play in World Cup

As expected, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili’s most recent test results on the stress fracture in his right leg came in Friday, and according to Ginobili’s doctor, Diego Grippo, he is still “optimistic” Ginobili can play in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, but the ultimate decision has to come from the Spurs (Via Canchallena.LaNacion.com). […]
Via Project Spurs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Allegations of political corruption might keep Ginobili out of FIBA World Cup

It seems allegations of political corruption against the Argentine Basketball Federation may keep San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili from participating at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain next month. Although Manu has not made any announcement on whether or not he will play for Team Argentina (pending medical results), his fellow countrymen such as […]
Via Project Spurs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Manu Ginobili ‘optimistic’ about playing in World Cup despite Spurs’ wishes

The Spurs have done a remarkable job resting Manu Ginobili. Even while reaching back-to-back NBA Finals, Ginobili has played fewer minutes, including the playoffs, than Al-Farouq Aminu during the last two years. Gregg Popovich is certainly extending the career of Ginobili, who turns 37 Monday. Ginobili also proudly represents Argentina in international play, adding opportunities...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ginobili ‘optimistic’ he’ll be healthy for FIBA World Cup

Spurs reserve Manu Ginobili said he remains optimistic that the stress fracture in his right leg he developed late in the NBA playoffs will heal in time for the FIBA Basketball World Cup later this summer, with a new evaluation slated for the coming weeks. (Conflicting reports in the Argentine media cite Friday or Aug. 1, with Ginobili having originally targeted this Friday during...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

A Cavalcade Of Young Manu Ginobili Dunks

Sit back and enjoy these Manu Ginobili dunk highlights taken from his younger days in the euroleague and early Spurs days before his balding powers fully kicked in make him a Hall of Famer. This dude has always been fun to watch. The post A Cavalcade Of Young Manu Ginobili Dunks appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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