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Emanuel Ginobili
SG - 6'6, 205lbs - 46 years old - 16 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2018 season
  • Birthdate: 07/28/1977
  • Drafted (NBA): 57th pick, 1999
  • Pre-draft team: Kinder Bologna (Italy)
  • Country: Argentina/Italy
  • Hand: Left
  • Agent: -
1999 NBA DraftNBADrafted 57th overall by San Antonio.
18th July, 2002NBASigned a two year, $2,857,500 contract with San Antonio.
14th July, 2004NBARe-signed by San Antonio to a six year, $52 million contract.
8th April, 2010NBASigned a three year, $38,943,114 extension with San Antonio.
10th July, 2013NBARe-signed by San Antonio to a two year, $14.5 million contract.
20th July, 2015NBARe-signed by San Antonio to a two year, $5,754,630 contract. Included player option for 2016/17.
22nd June, 2016NBADeclined 2016/17 player option.
14th July, 2016NBARe-signed by San Antonio to a one year, $14 million contract.
24th August, 2017NBARe-signed by San Antonio to a two year, $5 million contract.
15th October, 2018NBAWaived by San Antonio.
Career Moves
1996 - 1998Bahia (Argentina)
1998 - 1999Reggio Calabria (Italy, Lega Due)
1999 - 2000Reggio Calabria (Italy)
2000 - June 2002Kinder Bologna (Italy)
July 2002 - October 2018San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
Articles about Emanuel Ginobili

June 29, 2017

Manu Ginobili
SG, 6’6, 205lbs, 39 years old, 15 years of experience

Goose egg, goose egg, goose egg, vintage Manu. Took charges, gambled on defence, went to the glass, spotted up, threaded the needle, and still had a knack for the ridiculous. It mattered not that (occasional driving dunk aside) he has lost his explosion and his effectiveness at finishing at the basket, nor that he has lost the stamina of his youth, because he adapted his play to match. A lesson in how to age gracefully, and if that should really be it this time, then that was a hell of a ride.

Player Plan: Expiring $14 million contract. Still probably owed money after previous discounts, but cap space comes first now. Some money will surely be found if he wants it, perhaps via the room MLE. Ideally, though, it would be the minimum - the room MLE might be needed elsewhere. If cap space even comes off, that is.

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