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Manu Ginobili
Manu Ginobili
Position: -
Born: 07/28/77
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
Earnings: $129,539,615 ($152,176,993*)

Manu Ginobili: I would have loved to play in this era

Now in retirement, Manu Ginobili admits he wishes he was playing in today’s high-paced NBA style. To celebrate the league’s 75th anniversary, he spoke with the NBA about his time in the league and likes what he sees on the court from today’s game. “If I could choose which era, I’d like to play now,” said Ginobili. “Fast paced. A lot of threes. A lot of possessions.” “I would have loved to have played in this time and be 28 (years old) now,” he said.
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When asked to give his best one-on-one players, his list reads of some of the best to ever play the game. “Well, I would think offensively, there are three guys, four, that are basically unstoppable one-on-one,” he said. “Michael Jordan is the first one. Kobe [Bryant], KD [Kevin Durant] and Steph [Stephen Curry].” How about the players he wishes he can face in his prime? “I would like to play in my prime when I was fast enough… for example Zach [LaVine], even though I played against him, would be a great player to match up against,” he said. “Donovan Mitchell. He’s impressive and impressive set of skills.”
In San Antonio, taking a lead role in an H-E-B commercial is akin to following Laurence Olivier as Hamlet. Johnson said he is aware of the Duncan-sized shoes he is being asked to fill. “It is an honor and a blessing to go and put on a jersey for the Spurs and to be in those commercials,” Johnson said. Thematically, the commercials traditionally range from silly to comically absurd — think Ginobili and Parker wearing Greek togas, Bowen playing bongo drums or Leonard overpronouncing the word “indubitably.”
The nine-member 2022 class to be inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame next spring includes a pair of legendary Olympians, three NBA stars, a Heisman Trophy winner and one of the best NFL defensive linemen to ever play the game. The star-studded group, which was revealed Tuesday afternoon, is headlined by phenomenal long jumper Bob Beamon, NBA stars Chris Bosh, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker and NFL Hall of Fame defensive lineman Michael Strahan.