10 things you may not know about Manu Ginobili

10 things you may not know about Manu Ginobili

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10 things you may not know about Manu Ginobili

1. His first basketball experience away from his country was playing for a second-division team in Italy.

2. Two of his brothers played basketball professionally.

3. He’s one of only two players to win the Euroleague, NBA and Olympic titles. The other one is Bill Bradley.

4. For his reckless play, teammate Brent Barry gave him the ‘El Contusion’ nickname.

5. His rookie diary was posted on HoopsHype back in 2003.

6. Only seven international players have made more money than him in the NBA.

7. He has expressed support for gay marriage.

8. He has started only 36 percent of the games he’s played in the NBA.

9. He may be the lone Argentinian man who’s not much into soccer.

10. He has won almost 73 percent of the regular season games he’s played.

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