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Manu Ginobili is seriously considering retirement from the NBA


San Antonio Spurs guard and legend Manu Ginobili is according to different reports seriously considering retirement. He will meet with Gregg Popovich in the upcoming days to discuss his future with the team.

Manu has turned 41 but is still actively working out at the Spurs practice facility and still hasn't made the decision whether he wants to play another season or retire from the NBA. According to different sources, he is strongly considering ending a historic career which lasted 16- seasons with the Spurs.

Ginobili has one year left on his contract, that is currently worth $2.5 million.

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There were some drastic changes to the Spurs roster this off-season when they lost their longtime teammate Tony Parker, who signed with Charlotte Hornets in free agency. They also traded Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl.

Manu Ginobili is without a doubt one of the most respected and decorated international players in NBA history. He was a two-time NBA All-Star, an Olympic gold medalist with Argentina and was also MVP in the Euroleague. Manu is also one of the most prominent players in Spurs history, ranking in the franchise's top five all-time in games, points, assists, and steals.

Even at 41, Manu is a solid contributor on the floor, averaging 9 points per game in 20 minutes of action for the Spurs last season. He is known for his unconventional style of play that Gregg Popovich couldn't understand but it helped them win 4 titles and he helped Spurs become one of the most dominant teams in the last 20 years. Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili are without a doubt one of the most underrated "Big Three" in league history and they showcased what it means to be a true professional and put the team in front of their own personal accomplishments.

Ginobili was the 57th overall pick in the 1999 NBA draft, starring in Europe before joining the Spurs for his rookie NBA season in 2002.

Despite the recent rumors, we still hope that Manu will suit up. Ginobili doesn’t come across as someone who’d wait until the eleventh hour and leave the Spurs in the dark having passed up opportunities with free agency and trading taking place. And we still believe Manu has some more tricks up in his sleeve and could provide a spark from the bench for the San Antonio Spurs.

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