This Saturday, December 10, Manuel Ginobili will be induced to Hall of Fame of the NBA. However, before that, she went to the Cabaret Theater in Uncasville, Connecticut, to tell her feelings.
“The Springfield thing is a museum, so there will surely be something of mine there. This is something from basketball in general, worldwide. I don’t think there is a greater achievement or recognition in our sport, after this there is nothing else,” said the Argentine at a press conference prior to the ceremony.
And he continued: “There wasn’t an individual award that I haven’t taken as a team thing. From the sixth man to the All-Stars. Every time that happened it was because my team stood out and this is no exception.”
However, Manu still highlights the collective. “If I am here it is exclusively because San Antonio Spurs won four rings, the National Team won medals, Virtus Bologna, whatever you want. I’m here for the virtues of my teams.”
“It’s an unreal moment to be here. You don’t grow up in Argentina thinking you’re going to get to this place. Being from Argentina, reaching the NBA was already something I dreamed of. I had a very unlikely path for someone where I’m from” , stressed the multiple winner in the NBA.
Finally, Ginóbili repeated the importance of his different teammates and closed: “I’m here because I played in incredible teams. I was incredibly lucky to play and fall into wonderful teams at the right time.”
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