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NBA: San Antonio Spurs Reach 2-Year Deal with Manu Ginobili

Jul 3 2013, 9:32pm CDT | by

Guard Manu Ginobili reached a two-year deal with the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.

Manu Ginobili will play two more seasons for the San Antonio Spurs.  The soon-to-be 36-year-old guard reached a two-year deal with the team on Wednesday, as reported on USA Today Sports. He...

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NBA: San Antonio Spurs Reach 2-Year Deal with Manu Ginobili

Jul 3 2013, 9:32pm CDT | by

Guard Manu Ginobili reached a two-year deal with the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.

Manu Ginobili will play two more seasons for the San Antonio Spurs

The soon-to-be 36-year-old guard reached a two-year deal with the team on Wednesday, as reported on USA Today Sports. He announced this himself on his Twitter account. 

"Thrilled to announce that as I always hoped, I'm gonna stay with the @spurs for two more years. #gospursgo."

The Associated Press reports terms of the new deal weren't disclosed. However, Ginobili figures to take a pay cut from the $14.1 million he made in 2012-13. This seems to be confirmed by Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski who writes the two-year deal is reportedly worth $14 million, citing league sources. 

According to Wojnarowksi, Ginobili will earn $7 million in the 2013-14 NBA season. 

Ginobili had an up-and-down postseason in 2013, even contemplating retirement after a horrendous showing in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat. He averaged 11.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 4.6 assists in 2012-13. Him sticking around for two more years assures Spurs fans their Big Three of Ginobili, Tony Parker and Tim Duncan are intact for next season. 

Ginobili and Bill Bradley are the only two players to win an NBA title, an Olympic gold medal and a Euroleague title, per USA Today Sports' Jeff Zillgitt. Furthermore, Ginobili seeks to add another NBA championship trophy to his resume after winning three with the Spurs, whom he has played his entire career for. 


 
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Why the Spurs can wait on giving Kawhi Leonard a contract extension

Oct 29 2014 1:44pm CDT | Source: SBNation

The San Antonio Spurs seem unlikely to extend Kawhi Leonard's contract as he eyes a max deal. Kawhi Leonard wants a max contract but the San Antonio Spurs are "unlikely" to hand him one via extension before the Friday deadline hits, reports ESPN's Chris Broussard. Days after Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Leonard and the Spurs weren't gaining traction in talks, the latest report indicates that he two sides will go into the 2014 ...
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Gregg Popovich Downplays Emotions of Ring Ceremony on Opening Night

Oct 29 2014 12:15am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

SAN ANTONIO — There are another 81 games before the San Antonio Spurs can even begin thinking about the long road we call the NBA playoffs. So while their 101-100 season-opening victory against the Dallas Mavericks lets us forget all about a lackluster 2-5 preseason that included a loss to Alba Berlin, it also reminds us that we've really seen nothing just yet. Well, almost nothing. As absurdly small sam ...
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Spurs open title defense with win

Oct 28 2014 10:09pm CDT | Source: USA Today: Sports

Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan were all in midseason form for the champions. ...
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Mavericks vs. Spurs: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Regular Season

Oct 28 2014 9:58pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

No Kawhi Leonard, no Tiago Splitter, no Patty Mills, no problem for the San Antonio Spurs. Especially if Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili are still around to save the day. The Spurs' grizzled Big Three combined for 57 points and Chandler Parsons' potential game-winning shot clanged off the rim, as San Antonio earned a 101-100 home victory over the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday night. Down by one with under a minute remaining, the Mavericks swung the ball around the perimeter beaut ...
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Spurs open title defence with tight win over Mavs

Oct 28 2014 9:46pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

SAN ANTONIO — Tony Parker made a clutch shot in the fourth quarter. Manu Ginobili had a big game, and Tim Duncan contributed with a double-double. San Antonio’s efficient performance on opening night looked awfully familiar. Parker made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:07 remaining, and the Spurs began their title defence with a thrilling 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday. Parker finished with 23 points and Ginobili scored 20 for San Antonio, which shot 53 per ...
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Spurs open title defence with tight win over Mavs

Oct 28 2014 9:46pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

SAN ANTONIO — Tony Parker made a clutch shot in the fourth quarter. Manu Ginobili had a big game, and Tim Duncan contributed with a double-double. San Antonio’s efficient performance on opening night looked awfully familiar. Parker made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:07 remaining, and the Spurs began their title defence with a thrilling 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday. Parker finished with 23 points and Ginobili ...
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Spurs open title defence with tight win over Mavs

Oct 28 2014 9:46pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

SAN ANTONIO — Tony Parker made a clutch shot in the fourth quarter. Manu Ginobili had a big game, and Tim Duncan contributed with a double-double. San Antonio’s efficient performance on opening night looked awfully familiar. Parker made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:07 remaining, and the Spurs began their title defence with a thrilling 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday. Parker finished with 23 points and Ginobili scored 20 for San Antonio, which shot 53 p ...
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Spurs open title defence with tight win over Mavs

Oct 28 2014 9:46pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

SAN ANTONIO — Tony Parker made a clutch shot in the fourth quarter. Manu Ginobili had a big game, and Tim Duncan contributed with a double-double. San Antonio’s efficient performance on opening night looked awfully familiar. Parker made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:07 remaining, and the Spurs began their title defence with a thrilling 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday. Parker finished with 23 points and Ginob ...
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Spurs open title defence with tight win over Mavs

Oct 28 2014 9:46pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

SAN ANTONIO — Tony Parker made a clutch shot in the fourth quarter. Manu Ginobili had a big game, and Tim Duncan contributed with a double-double. San Antonio’s efficient performance on opening night looked awfully familiar. Parker made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:07 remaining, and the Spurs began their title defence with a thrilling 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday. Parker finished with 23 points and Ginobili scored 20 for San Antonio, which shot 53 per cent from t ...
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Spurs open title defence with tight win over Mavs

Oct 28 2014 9:46pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

SAN ANTONIO — Tony Parker made a clutch shot in the fourth quarter. Manu Ginobili had a big game, and Tim Duncan contributed with a double-double. San Antonio’s efficient performance on opening night looked awfully familiar. Parker made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:07 remaining, and the Spurs began their title defence with a thrilling 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday. Parker finished with 23 points and Ginobili scored 20 for San Antonio, whi ...
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