Manu Ginóbili Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Emanuel David Ginóbili Maccari

Nick Name

Manu, Gino, Narigon

Manu Ginobili in 2014 during a match between San Antonio Spurs and Denver Nuggets
Manu Ginobili in 2014 during a match between San Antonio Spurs and Denver Nuggets

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Bahia Blanca, Argentina

Nationality

Argentinian

Education

Manu’s educational background is not known.

Occupation

Professional Basketball Player

Family

  • Father – Jorge Ginobili (Basketball Coach) (Former Coach of Bahia Blanca)
  • Mother – Raquel Ginobili
  • Siblings – Sebastian Ginobili (Brother) (Professional Basketball Player), Leandro Ginobili (Older Brother) (Retired Professional Basketball Player who played seven seasons in the Argentine Basketball League)

Manager

Ginobili is signed with Herb Rudoy.

Position

Shooting Guard

Shirt Number

20

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 6 in or 198 cm

Weight

93 kg or 205 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Manu Ginobili dated –

  • Marianela Orono (2004-Present) – In 2004, Ginobili married Marianela Orono. Together they have three sons, twins Dante and Nicola (b. May 16, 2010) and Luca (b. April 21, 2014).
Manu Ginobili and Marianela Orono on their wedding day in 2004
Manu Ginobili and Marianela Orono on their wedding day in 2004

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Marchesan (Italian) ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Nose
  • Towering height

Measurements

Manu Ginobili’s body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 43 in or 109 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 15 in or 38 cm
  • Waist – 33.5 in or 85 cm
Manu Ginobili celebrates the 2004 Summer Olympic Games title with his national team Argentina
Manu Ginobili celebrates the 2004 Summer Olympic Games title with his national team Argentina

Shoe Size

14 (US)

Brand Endorsements

Ginobili has been seen in TV adverts for H-E-B, Christus Hospital, Gatorade, NBA, Honda, Gunn Acura, etc.

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

Ginobili is without a doubt one of the best Argentinian basketball players that have ever played the game. He has a lot of accomplishments that are proof of his greatness.

The popular Gino will be remembered for his NBA titles with the San Antonio Spurs (2003, 2005, 2007, 2014), Euroleague title with Kinder Bologna and gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics with Argentina.

First Basketball Match

He debuted for Andino Sport Club in the Argentine basketball league during the 1995-1996 season.

Ginobili had his NBA debut on October 29, 2002, in a match between San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Lakers. In his team’s victory with a score of 87-82 over the Lakers, Manu scored 7 points, made 4 steals, dished 3 assists and grabbed 2 rebounds for a total of 20 minutes spent on the court.

Strengths

  • Quick, Agile, Fast
  • Ball Handling
  • Shooting (Both for two and three points)
  • Defense (Steals)
  • Team Player
  • Leader
  • Intelligent
  • Finishing ability

Weaknesses

Player had no significant weaknesses.

First Film

Ginobili has not performed in a feature movie yet.

But, he was seen in the 69 minutes long documentary Tiempo muerto (2010) as himself.

First TV Show

Other than basketball matches itself, Gino has appeared in the talk show La noche del 10 in 2005 as himself-guest.

Personal Trainer

Ginobili’s workout and diet program is not known.

Manu Ginóbili Favorite Things

  • Internet Website – Manuginobili.com, Spurs.com, IMDb.com
  • Food – Asado, Tortellini al brodo, Tagliatelle al ragu
SourceNBA
Manu Ginobili in action against Draymond Green on January 25, 2016 in Oakland
Manu Ginobili in action against Draymond Green on January 25, 2016 in Oakland

Manu Ginóbili Facts

  1. Manu speaks Spanish, English, and Italian fluently.
  2. He is left handed.
  3. Ginobili was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs as the 57th pick in the 1999 NBA Draft.
  4. Gino supports River Plate Football Club.
  5. He holds a dual citizenship of Argentina and Italy.
  6. He was the second player after Bill Bradley to achieve a Euroleague trophy, a NBA title, and an Olympic gold medal.
  7. As a kid, Emanuel idolized Michael Jordan.
  8. During his rest periods, Ginobili listens to Latin music, watches movies and spends time with his closest friends.
  9. In 1998, Manu shifted to Viola Reggio Calabria where he played until 2000.
  10. Despite he was drafted in 1999 by the Spurs, Manu decided to join the NBA team after the 2002 FIBA World Championship in Indianapolis.
  11. He won the 2008 Sixth Man Award for the 2007-2008 NBA season.
  12. On July 11, 2013, Gino extended his contract with the San Antonio Spurs for two more years.
  13. On July 20, 2015, Ginobili penned a new contract with the Spurs.
  14. Visit his official website @ manuginobili.com.
  15. Follow Gino on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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