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Ginobili unsure about retiring after this season

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10:18 PM ET 06.15 | In the midst of one of the biggest funks of his career, Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is now fielding questions about his retirement. His contract expires at the end of the season and his recent play has made people question whether this NBA Finals run will be the last one of his career. Ginobili says he's thought about this season, but right now there's only a small chance this is his last season. "Sometimes I do think about retirement, but then I say, 'No, no. I love what I do. I'm very lucky to be in a franchise like this. So I really can't picture myself being retired already. Threre's a small chance. It's not that I'm really considering, but I can never say 'no' for sure, because I sometimes consider it." Ginobili is at the end of a 3 year, $39 million contract. Spurs General Manager R.C. Buford says the team is waiting till the offseason to discuss Ginobili's future, adding that it's the team's hope Ginobili plays his entire career with the Spurs.

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June 15, 2013  10:52 PM ET

Sign him.

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June 16, 2013  09:10 AM ET

PLEASE retire. I've been a huge Manu fan over the years, and seeing his struggle with even basics plays now is very disappointing. Too many turnovers, can't keep up with quicker guards, and the 2-ball or the 3-ball ain't there anymore.
Great career, time to call it quits before it becomes any worse.

June 16, 2013  09:36 AM ET

Why retire. He turns 36 on July 28. Grant Hill was 40 back on October 5 and played in the Playoffs.

June 16, 2013  09:39 AM ET

Obiwan Ginobili is done...

June 16, 2013  09:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

PLEASE retire. I've been a huge Manu fan over the years, and seeing his struggle with even basics plays now is very disappointing. Too many turnovers, can't keep up with quicker guards, and the 2-ball or the 3-ball ain't there anymore.Great career, time to call it quits before it becomes any worse.

I agree.

June 16, 2013  10:18 AM ET

Will Argentina Cry For You , Bro?

June 16, 2013  10:33 AM ET

Yes he's had a bad playoffs, but he can still play. He needs to work on his conditioning and play with confidence. He will be back with a vengeance. Go Spurs Go! This Title is yours to win.

 
June 16, 2013  01:23 PM ET

Based on the Finals so far I think he already retired!

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