"It worries me. We were distracted," Ginobili said. Still a lot of basketball to be played, but that's not good moving into second half.
"They pretty much played better than us in every aspect of the game." - Manu on loss to Clippers.
Manu Ginobili has made only five of 10 free throws.
Ginobili bricks both FTs, now 5 for 10 at the line.
Spencer Hawes contending Manu Ginobili jumped into his path to initiate contact.
Jamal Crawford has blocked Manu Ginobili twice.
Manu tallies his 4th turnover on the first possession of the 4th. LAC leading by 17 now.
Fans barely get the Go Spurs Go chant started for the fourth quarter before they turn it over, courtesy of Ginobili.
Clippers didn't finish third quarter crisply but still lead Spurs, 84-69, after Manu Ginobili makes two free throws.
Paul's foul is a perverse incentive of the clear-path rule as currently written: He had to foul Ginobili before he could pass ahead.
Chris Paul was trying to hold Manu Ginobili so he wouldn't fall, not tackle him. Fans should realize that.
Spurs’ turnover count so far: Manu 3, Parker 3, Tiago 3. The team has 11, LAC has 17 points off them.
Spoiler alert: Manu is included
Ginobili had two of the Spurs' five first-quarter turnovers. Both were right-on-the-money passes to Popovich.
Refs reviewed Ginobili basket to determine is it was a 3 ... and it was not
Officials checking on Ginobili's last jumper. Ruled a 2...
It's 90's night in San Antonio which means Manu dunks in warmups.
For the second time this season vs. CHA, Manu hits a 3 at the halftime horn. Spurs lead 55-38 at the break.
Patrick checks in, with Diaw and Manu on the floor as well. Could get interesting.
Or should that be, Ginobili re-tweets as "Tweeter of the Year"? I'll punch myself in the face now...
Manu makes both FTs, Spurs have their largest lead at 93-84.
Mayo picks up fourth foul guarding Ginobili and exits with Giannis returning. Manu hits 1 of 2 and game tied at 65.
Ginobili draws FTs with a chance to give Spurs their first lead since midway through the 1st quarter. Trailing 65-64...
Manu to the line, chance to give the Spurs their first lead since that 20-2 Bucks run in the first quarter.
Parker, Ginobili, Leonard now 3 for 19 combined.
Parker, Green, Leonard, Ginobili = 3 for 24 in the first half. Pretty much a recipe for offensive disaster.
Danny Green 0 for 6, Tony Parker 1 for 6, Kawhi Leonard 1 for 6, Manu Ginobili 1 for 4.
Ginobili tried to challenge Giannis at the rim, and that was not a very good idea. Rejected.
Now Leonard and Manu getting set to check in.
Popovich has Manu ready to come in and calls a timeout less than 3 minutes into game. Spurs 5, Bucks 4.
Ginobili finished the 3rd Q with a tough lefty drive, as he's done so many times, putting SAS up 76-61. Young has 14, Clarkson 11 for LAL.
At the end of 3, Lakers trail 76-61 after Manu's layup. Nick Young leads with 14 points while Jordan Clarkson has 11.
Clarkson scored again in transition after a burst up the court, drawing Ginobili's PF for an and-1. He has 11 points, SAS leads 71-56.