NBA | From Argentina to Olympus

09/11/2022 at 09:46

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Manu Ginobili was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this Saturday.

The Argentine was recognized in Springfield (Massachusetts, USA).

Argentina’s Manu Ginobili has set unparalleled records in the Italian league, his country’s national team and the NBA. Your sports Olympus He is being formally inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.

The ceremony began with a tribute to Bill RussellThe unforgettable center of the Boston Celtics He died on July 31 at the age of 88 and 15 other basketball professionals were recognized in various fields.

The star of the night, Ginobili, who drew loud applause and cheers in Symphony Hall, drew a crowd of local fans, and most of all, was seated next to his children and wife. media attention until now, his eyes were watery when they were introduced and the audience came crashing down.

Team person

Respected for his hunger for victory He began by stressing that the genius of the “Euro Step”, the magician of impossible pipes and the decisive three-point shooter without falling into bad tricks, has come this far because of the teams he has played for.

In the year Before landing in the NBA in 2002, Ginobili He has already established himself in Argentine basketball And in his first two years in Italy, he was awarded the MVP with Virtus Bologna and won the triple crown (including the Euroleague) in the 2000-2001 season.

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