San Antonio Spurs

Position
G
 
Jersey
20
Name  Manu Ginobili
Born  7/28/1977
Height  6-6
Weight  205
College  None
7/29/2014 12:06:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (stress fracture in his right leg) has apparently not been granted permission by the Spurs to play in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.
Insight: Ginobili wanted to play for his country in the World Cup, but only if healthy. After a long and successful playoff run, it's not surprising that the team wanted the 37-year-old to rest as much as possible in the offseason.
 
7/22/2014 11:10:00 AM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (stress fracture in his right leg) says he no longer feels any pain, according to an interview he gave to Argentine website Canchallena.LaNacion.com.
Insight: Ginobili would like to play for his country in the 2014 FIBA World Cup, but only if healthy and free of pain. We expect Spurs coach Gregg Popovich hopes he bypasses the games and rests for the upcoming season.
 
7/2/2014 4:41:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili has a stress fracture in his right leg, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports.
Insight: The recovery and rehabilitation process for the injury is expected to be two months and Ginobili is expected to be ready to go for training camp in late September.
 
6/6/2014 9:23:00 AM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili came off the bench with another stellar effort in Game 1 of the Finals against Miami.
Insight: Ginobili posted 16 points, five rebounds, 11 assists and three steals to be the best player off either bench in Game 1.
 
5/29/2014 11:13:00 AM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili has been dealing with a sore left foot, but it shouldn't keep him from playing in Game 5 of the series with Oklahoma City.
Insight: Ginobili was horrible on Tuesday, going 2-for-8 for a total of five points with three fouls and ended up playing under 11 minutes. He averaged 17.3 ppg in the first three games of the series.
 
5/27/2014 10:52:00 AM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is dealing with a sore left foot, but it shouldn't keep him from playing in Game 4 of the series with Oklahoma City.
Insight: Ginobili was on fire Sunday night, posting 23 points on 8-for-13 shooting, including 6-for-9 from beyond the arc. The Spurs guard is a career 15.5 ppg player in the playoffs as compared to 12.3 during 12 regular seasons. Beat writer Jeff McDonald called it a nuisance injury which shouldn't keep him off the court.
 
Hot5/26/2014 9:07:00 AM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili was on fire Sunday night, posting 23 points on 8-for-13 shooting.
Insight: Ginobili was 6-for-9 from beyond the arc, but it wasn't enough as the Spurs lost 106-97. The Spurs guard is a career 15.5 ppg player in the playoffs as compared to 12.3 during 12 regular seasons.
 
4/11/2014 6:36:00 PM
Description: Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says guard Manu Ginobili will get a night off Friday, according to Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News.
Insight: Ginobili played 29 minutes Thursday at Dallas and will join Tim Duncan on the sidelines. His minutes will be spread around to Marco Belinelli, Patty Mills and Danny Green.
 
4/10/2014 5:56:00 PM
Description: Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says guard Manu Ginobili (calf contusion) will play Thursday against the Mavericks, according to Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Insight: Ginobili left Tuesday's game with the injury but it isn't serious. The Spurs usually find any excuse to rest their top players so it's surprising that he is playing.
 
4/10/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili left Tuesday's game with a left calf contusion and is questionable for Thursday's game against Dallas.
Insight: It doesn't appear to a serious injury, but knowing Gregg Popovich as we do, Ginobili will probably miss Thursday's game.
 
4/8/2014 10:47:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili left Tuesday's game with a left calf contusion.
Insight: He had seven points in 15 minutes of action. It probably isn't a serious injury, but knowing Gregg Popovich Ginobili will probably miss Thursday's game.
 
4/3/2014 7:02:00 PM
Description: San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich will rest guard Manu Ginobili Thursday against the Thunder. SOURCE: The Oklahoman
Insight: Marco Belinelli scored 15 points the last time Ginobili sat out and should post similar numbers on Thursday. The Spurs have won 19 games in a row.
 
3/22/2014 9:23:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili will sit out Saturday for rest purposes, according to Sam Amick of USA Today.
Insight: Ginobili has averaged just 21 minutes per game in 15 games since he returned from an injury on Feb. 18, but he has averaged 13.9 points, 4.1 assists, 1.9 rebounds, 1.4 threes and 1.1 steals in that timeframe. His minutes will be given to Danny Green and Marco Belinelli.
 
Hot3/11/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili had 22 points in just 21 minutes Tuesday at Chicago.
Insight: Ginobili has averaged 14.5 points, 4.6 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 1.6 threes over his last nine games despite playing just 22 minutes per game in that span.
 
Hot3/9/2014 9:33:00 AM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili has averaged 13.6 points, 5.1 assists, 2.1 rebounds, 1.3 threes and 1.0 steals over his last eight games.
Insight: Ginobili has done that damage in just 22.1 minutes per game. The 36-year-old is not going to see much more playing time than that, unfortunately.
 
Hot3/2/2014 9:41:00 PM
Description: Spurs guard Manu Ginobili has scored 15+ points in four of the last five games.
Insight: Ginobili has played just 20.5 minutes per game in six games since he returned from a hamstring strain, but he's still finding a way to produce fantasy-worthy numbers. Over his last three games, Ginobili has averaged 25.3 minutes, 15.3 points, 7.0 assists, 1.6 threes, 1.3 steals and 1.0 blocks.
 
2/21/2014 9:19:00 PM
Description: San Antonio shooting guard Manu Ginobili is available off the bench for Friday's game against Phoenix. He had been a game-time decision.
Insight: His minutes will be limited according to Robert Baum of the Associated Press. It's tough to own any Spurs in fantasy because of Gregg Popovich's unpredictability. The 36-year-old Ginobili (12.1 ppg, 4.4 apg) is no exception in that regard.
 
2/18/2014 2:46:00 PM
Description: Spurs swingman Manu Ginobili will return from his hamstring injury Tuesday against the Clippers.
Insight: He'll be limited in minutes, however. He's averaging 12.1 ppg, 3.3 rpg and 4.5 pg for the season.
 
2/10/2014 8:19:00 PM
Description: The Spurs expect Manu Ginobili to return from his hamstring injury immediately following the All-Star break. SOURCE: Jeff McDonald, San Antonio Express-News
Insight: San Antonio's first game after the break is next Tuesday against the Clippers. The Spurs have gone 4-2 during Ginobili's absence.
 
1/29/2014 4:39:00 PM
Description: According to Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski, San Antonio shooting guard Manu Ginobili will need 3-to-4 weeks to recover from a strained left hamstring.
Insight: The Spurs are all kinds of beat up at guard right now with Danny Green and Ginobili both dealing with injuries. Marco Belinelli should see an exhausting amount of playing time with those two sidelined.
 

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