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Manu Ginobili | Guard | #20

Team: San Antonio Spurs
Age / DOB:  (39) / 7/28/1977
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 205
College: None
Drafted: 1999 / Rd. 2 (28) / SA
Contract: view contract details

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Manu Ginobili played 21 minutes off the bench and hit 4-of-10 shots and two 3-pointers for 10 points, five rebounds, two assists and a steal in Tuesday's blowout 129-100 win over Warriors.
Ginobili was worth a pickup as one of a few players to have four games on the schedule this week and he basically came through. But on weeks when the Spurs aren't playing the maximum number of games, Ginobili won't be too intriguing in fantasy. Oct 26 - 1:43 AM

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Manu Ginobili said that he isn't thinking about retirement just yet.

"As long as I’m happy and enjoying [basketball] on a daily basis," Ginobili said of delaying his retirement. "That’s [been] my goal in the last two or three years." Entering his 15th NBA season, the 39-year-old SG will likely have a limited role behind Danny Green, especially since he averaged just 19.6 minutes per game in 2015-16. Fantasy owners can do better.
Sep 30 - 9:57 AM

Manu Ginobili finished his esteemed Olympic career on Wednesday with 14 points, seven assists, three rebounds and one steal, before leaving to a standing ovation.

Argentina fielded a roster with Ginobili joined by a veteran core including Luis Scola, Carlos Delfino and Andres Nocioni, but they ultimately fell in the quarterfinals. The Spurs have to be pleased that their 39-year-old guard came out of the competition healthy, but they're still likely to give him extra rest during training camp and the preseason.
Aug 17 - 7:33 PM

Manu Ginobili had 13 points, three rebounds, four assists, two blocks and a steal in Argentina's 111-107 double-overtime win vs. Brazil.

Ginobili did not shoot it well (4-of-14 overall, 0-of-8 from deep, 5-of-10 from the foul line), but he played a whopping 38.5 minutes en route to a dramatic win. As for his fantasy value, he's not a player to target in standard formats.
Aug 13 - 3:54 PM

Manu Ginobili scored 22 points during an 81-73 loss to Lithuania on Thursday, adding one rebound, one assist, one steal and two 3-pointers in 29 minutes.

He tried to take over late in the game, but the Lithuanians were just too good. Ginobili showed he has a lot left in the tank, but playing in 5-8 games is a lot different than an NBA season. He's a legend, but he's not a fantasy target this season.
Aug 11 - 11:24 PM

Manu Ginobili finished Sunday's easy win vs. Nigeria with 12 points, five rebounds and five assists in 26 minutes of action.

The Argentinian men's basketball team got off to a strong start in the 2016 Olympics, thanks to impressive games from a variety of players including Ginobili, Luis Scola (18 points, nine rebounds) and Facundo Campazzo (19 points, five assists, five steals). Ginobili signed a one-year, $14 million deal with the Spurs this offseason, but he's unlikely to average more than the career-low 19.6 minutes he saw last year.
Aug 7 - 11:25 PM

Manu Ginobili is currently dealing with a sore calf.

Ginobili wrote on his blog that he may only play a few minutes with Team Argentina in Friday's exhibition against Team USA, but this doesn't sound like anything serious. While Ginobili will be back with the Spurs this season, he won't have any fantasy value at 39 years old.
Jul 21 - 1:20 PM

Manu Ginobili has officially signed a one-year deal worth $14 million with the Spurs.

If that $14 million seems a bit high to you, it's because it is. The 76ers reportedly made a strong push for Ginobili, offering him a two-year guaranteed deal that would pay him $17 million during Year-1, so San Antonio was forced to raise their offer in order to retain the Spurs-lifer and 39-year-old veteran. Antics aside, this will more than likely be Ginobili's final year in the league, so don't be the guy that drafts him out of nostalgia.
Jul 14 - 6:03 PM

Manu Ginobili and the Spurs are discussing a one-year deal in the $10 million range, according to sources of Marc Stein of ESPN.

That's a nice payday for the 39-year-old. He won't be worth drafting in most leagues next season.
Jul 14 - 2:17 PM

Manu Ginobili's contract with the Spurs is expected to be finalized "soon," according to his agent.

Ginobili will likely be re-signing with the Spurs on a one-year deal close to the minimum, and he'll be a non-factor in fantasy hoops.
Jul 13 - 1:08 PM

Manu Ginobili has announced that he will return to the Spurs for the 2016-17 season.

Manu took to social media on Thursday to announce his return to the Spurs. "Happy to tell you guys that I'll be coming back to the Spurs for another season," Ginobili wrote. While the soon-to-be 39-year-old can still help the Spurs on the court, his days of being a relevant fantasy player are in the rear-view mirror.
Jul 7 - 9:49 AM

Manu Ginobili's first choice in free agency is to return to the Spurs.

Shocking, we know. "Obviously, his first choice is to come back to the Spurs if we can put a good deal together," Ginobili's agent said. "If you look around the league, there is a lot of money going around for lesser players than Manu. Manu is very aware of what the market looks like, and the Spurs are very aware." It's almost impossible to envision Ginobili in a different uniform, and we're betting that we won't have to when it's all said and done.
Jul 4 - 9:59 AM

Manu Ginobili announced in his personal blog that he intends to play next season.

He's going to be 39 years old on July 28, but he was always leaning towards returning for the 2016-17 season. Ginobili is an unrestricted free agent, but it's still very tough to imagine him leaving the Spurs. Regardless, Ginobili will likely have a limited role next season and won't be worth drafting in most formats. In 58 appearances last season, he averaged 9.6 points, 3.1 assists, 2.5 boards, 1.1 steals and 1.2 treys.
Source: ESPN
Jul 3 - 11:23 AM

Manu Ginobili is leaning towards returning for the 2016-17 season, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical.

Wojnarowski reports there is a strong belief around the league that Ginobili will be back for 2016-17. The report doesn't include where the 39-year-old is leaning towards playing after declining his player option with the Spurs, but it would be a shock to see him sign somewhere besides San Antonio. While he would help provide the Spurs with a veteran bench presence if he returns, Ginobili won't have any fantasy value in 2016-17.
Jun 28 - 11:16 AM

Manu Ginobili has reportedly declined to pick up his player option worth $2.94 million for the 2016-17 season.

Ginobili will be an unrestricted free agent, but at 39 years old, there's a chance he decides to retire. Ginobili's decision regarding his future in San Antonio will likely depend on what Tim Duncan (who also has a player option) does this offseason. Even if Ginobili does decide to suit up for one more season, he won't be worth drafting in most leagues.
Jun 22 - 10:37 AM

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PG1Tony Parker
2Patty Mills
3Dejounte Murray
4Nicolas Laprovittola
SG1Danny Green
2Manu Ginobili
3Jonathon Simmons
4Bryn Forbes
SF1Kawhi Leonard
2Kyle Anderson
3Davis Bertans
PF1LaMarcus Aldridge
2David Lee
C1Pau Gasol
2Dewayne Dedmon