Spurs lose Ginobili for a month after surgery

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The 14-year veteran will miss significant time for San Antonio.

HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS — The San Antonio Spurs will spend the next month without the services of veteran guard Manu Ginobili, who underwent surgery earlier today, according to a statement released by the team.

Ginobili suffered a testicular injury in Wednesday night’s win over the New Orleans Pelicans. He is out indefinitely and is expected to be sidelined for “at least one month.”

VIDEO: Manu Ginobili suffered a testicular injury in a win over the Pelicans

Ginobili is the Spurs’ fourth-leading scorer this season, averaging 10.0 points per game to go along with 3.3 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 43 games.

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  1. Mike says:

    Good luck for a speedy and successful recovery Obi Wan. We need you and your testicles in the playoffs.

  2. Daniel Correa says:

    i feel for Ginobli, he is a big part of the team. We will miss him, especially since he was playing so good. Hope the other guys step up. Hope he comes back soon. The team needs his leadership and spirit.

  3. michael schnee says:

    Oh how we will miss him! To me Manu is essential to the chemistry of the team. His spirit and energy are help spark the team at critical times. The young will now have to step up. Better now than at playoff time.