July 6 12:19 PM PT1:19 PM MT2:19 PM CT3:19 PM ET19:19 GMT3:19 12:19 PM MST2:19 PM EST23:19 UAE21:1915:19 ET2:19 PM CT18:19 - Ginobili says he is returning to the San Antonio Spurs for a 14th season, making the announcement on Twitter. Analysis: Ginobili averaged 10.5 points in 70 games, his lowest scoring average since his rookie season. But the Spurs need his experience, versatility and playmaking to bolster the depth on a roster that is a little thin following some big expenditures in free agency.
Mar. 16 9:48 PM PT10:48 PM MT11:48 PM CT12:48 AM ET4:48 GMT12:48 9:48 PM MST11:48 PM EST8:48 UAE05:480:48 ET10:48 PM CT3:48 - Ginobili had seven points in 16 minutes Tuesday in his return from a right ankle sprain. Analysis: Ginobili had been out the prior four contests.
Mar. 10 8:45 PM PT9:45 PM MT10:45 PM CT11:45 PM ET3:45 GMT11:45 8:45 PM MST10:45 PM EST7:45 UAE (+1)04:4523:45 ET9:45 PM CT2:45 - Ginobili is out with an illness. Analysis: He's day-to-day.
Feb. 9 3:04 PM PT4:04 PM MT5:04 PM CT6:04 PM ET23:04 GMT7:04 4:04 PM MST6:04 PM EST3:04 UAE (+1)00:0418:04 ET5:04 PM CT21:04 - San Antonio is giving Ginobili a night off Monday. Analysis: Coach Gregg Popovich put the Argentinian on the inactive list at Indiana. It's the second night of a back-to-back and Popovich sometimes give his veterans extra rest during the season. Ginobili is not listed on the injury report.
Jan. 22 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST8:05 UAE05:0523:05 ET10:05 PM CT2:05 - Ginobili was 1 for 6 with two points in Thursday's loss at Chicago. Analysis: Ginobili is really struggling from the field lately, shooting 33.3 percent or worse in five of his last six games.
Jan. 15 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET5:58 GMT13:58 10:58 PM MST12:58 AM EST9:58 UAE06:580:58 ET11:58 PM CT3:58 - Ginobili netted 27 points Wednesday to lead San Antonio past Charlotte. Analysis: The 27-point performance stands as a season-best for the 13-year veteran. Ginobili is averaging 12.8 points this season.
Dec. 31 8:03 PM PT9:03 PM MT10:03 PM CT11:03 PM ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST8:03 UAE05:0323:03 ET10:03 PM CT2:03 - Ginobili scored 26 points to lead San Antonio past New Orleans on Wednesday. Analysis: The 37-year-old guard converted nine of 17 shots and grabbed seven rebounds in the overtime victory.
Dec. 16 10:23 PM PT11:23 PM MT12:23 AM CT1:23 AM ET6:23 GMT14:23 11:23 PM MST1:23 AM EST10:23 UAE07:231:23 ET12:23 AM CT4:23 - Ginobili has a lower back contusion. Analysis: Ginobili is considered day-to-day.
Nov. 27 9:33 PM PT10:33 PM MT11:33 PM CT12:33 AM ET5:33 GMT13:33 10:33 PM MST12:33 AM EST9:33 UAE06:330:33 ET11:33 PM CT3:33 - Ginobili had a season-high 28 points in Wednesday's win over Indiana. Analysis: It was an impressive showing for Ginobili, who had averaged 4.8 points over the previous four games. He doesn't have much fantasy value despite his big night.
Nov. 16 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST9:19 UAE06:190:19 ET11:19 PM CT3:19 - Ginobili had a season-high 21 points Saturday for the NBA champs. Analysis: Ginobili is a reserve who cares more about helping the Spurs win NBA championships than he does about piling up solid fantasy numbers. You should bench him.
Nov. 11 12:51 PM PT1:51 PM MT2:51 PM CT3:51 PM ET20:51 GMT4:51 1:51 PM MST3:51 PM EST0:51 UAE (+1)21:5115:51 ET2:51 PM CT18:51 - Tim Duncan and Ginobili are questionable to play for the San Antonio Spurs at the Golden State Warriors. Analysis: The Spurs say both might sit out Tuesday night's game to rest. Duncan played 35 minutes and Ginobili 24 minutes in San Antonio's 89-85 win at the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.
Nov. 6 4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST4:05 UAE (+1)01:0519:05 ET6:05 PM CT22:05 - Tim Duncan and Ginobili are being held out by the San Antonio Spurs against the undefeated Houston Rockets. Analysis: Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says both veterans will be rested Thursday night. The pair played 35 and 26 minutes, respectively, Wednesday night in a 94-92 win over Atlanta. Aron Baynes and Matt Bonner will start in their place.
Sep. 26 2:18 PM PT3:18 PM MT4:18 PM CT5:18 PM ET21:18 GMT5:18 2:18 PM MST4:18 PM EST1:18 UAE (+1)23:1817:18 ET4:18 PM CT20:18 - Ginobili was cleared to play after being diagnosed with a slight stress fracture in his right fibula during the offseason. Analysis: Ginobili's playing time will be limited initially as he works on his conditioning. Ginobili said he no longer suffers leg pain, though his feelings were hurt after San Antonio prevented him from playing for his native Argentina in the FIBA World Cup because of the injury.
July 4 6:13 AM PT7:13 AM MT8:13 AM CT9:13 AM ET13:13 GMT21:13 6:13 AM MST8:13 AM EST17:13 UAE15:139:13 ET8:13 AM CT12:13 - The San Antonio Spurs say Manu Ginobili has a stress fracture of the lower fibula of his right leg. Analysis: The injury could knock the key reserve for the NBA champion Spurs out of the upcoming World Cup of Basketball, where he was scheduled to play for Argentina. The tournament starts at the end of August in Spain. Ginobili wrote Tuesday on his Facebook page that his availability will depend on how he feels in about three weeks, but that he remains optimistic. It's unclear when Ginobili was injured.
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