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Emanuel Ginobili - SG, 6'6, 205
San Antonio Spurs - Drafted 57th in 1999, signed in July 2002
       Date of birth: 07/28/1977
       Country: Argentina/Italy
     Drafted (NBA): 57th pick, 1999
     Out of: Kinder Bologna (Italy)
  NBA Experience: 15 years
  Hand: Left




Date
League
Transaction
1999 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 57th overall by San Antonio.
18th July, 2002 NBA Signed a two year, $2,857,500 contract with San Antonio.
14th July, 2004 NBA Re-signed by San Antonio to a six year, $52 million contract.
8th April, 2010 NBA Signed a three year, $38,943,114 extension with San Antonio.
10th July, 2013 NBA Re-signed by San Antonio to a two year, $14.5 million contract.
20th July, 2015 NBA Re-signed by San Antonio to a two year, $5,754,630 contract. Included player option for 2016/17.
22nd June, 2016 NBA Declined 2016/17 player option.
14th July, 2016 NBA Re-signed by San Antonio to a one year, $14 million contract.
24th August, 2017 NBA Re-signed by San Antonio to a two year, $5 million contract.
When: Where:
1996 - 1998 Bahia (Argentina)
1998 - 1999 Reggio Calabria (Italy, Lega Due)
1999 - 2000 Reggio Calabria (Italy)
2000 - June 2002 Kinder Bologna (Italy)
July 2002 - present San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
From blog:


   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Manu Ginobili
SG, 6’6, 205lbs, 39 years old, 15 years of experience

Goose egg, goose egg, goose egg, vintage Manu. Took charges, gambled on defence, went to the glass, spotted up, threaded the needle, and still had a knack for the ridiculous. It mattered not that (occasional driving dunk aside) he has lost his explosion and his effectiveness at finishing at the basket, nor that he has the stamina of his youth, because he adapted his play to match. A lesson in how to age gracefully, and if that should really be it this time, then that was a hell of a ride.

Player Plan: Expiring $14 million contract. Still probably owed money after previous discounts, but cap space comes first now. Some money will surely be found if he wants it, perhaps via the room MLE. Ideally, though, it would be the minimum - the room MLE might be needed elsewhere. If cap space even comes off, that is.

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