A four-time NBA champion and two-time All-Star, Ginobili averaged just 9.6 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game during the regular season, his lowest outputs since his rookie year in 2002-03. He particularly struggled in the postseason, with just 6.7 points per game.
The Argentinian will turn 39 in July, which has left many wondering if he, along with teammate Tim Duncan, will decide to hang it up for good. However, Ginobili isn't ready to make that decision yet, he told ESPN's Michael C. Wright.
If I was miserable every day and I couldn't stand the guys next to me, it would be an easy decision. It could have happened two years ago. I really appreciate everybody: the team, front office, coaches, everything. So it makes it different.
Whether Ginobili decides to retire or not, he clearly still has something to offer on the court. Although his numbers were down across the board, it can be partly attributed to him getting a career-low 19.6 minutes per game. He was still efficient when he did play, shooting 45.3 percent from the floor and 39.1 percent from beyond the arc — his best three-point rate since 2011-12.
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