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Manu Ginobili, hours after beating Mavericks, welcomes new son into world

Apr 21, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT

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It’s been a pretty good 24 hours for Manu Ginobili.

Yesterday afternoon, he scored 17 points off the bench in the Spurs’ Game 1 comeback win over the Mavericks.

This morning, his wife gave birth to their third son.

Ginobili is expected to practice today, according to Jeff McDonald of Spurs Nation. If there were ever a good time during the playoffs for Ginobili to take paternity leave, though, it’s now. The Spurs have won 10 straight and 14 of 16 against Dallas.

San Antonio obviously has bigger goals goals than a first-round win, but Ginobili has bigger things happening too. Should be a great and happy time for him.

  1. ragingmouse - Apr 21, 2014 at 10:45 AM

    Congrats to the Gin family !

  2. duhwighthoward - Apr 21, 2014 at 11:15 AM

    did he mean to name him Lucas?

  3. thekingdave - Apr 21, 2014 at 11:22 AM

    Surely you know a way to incorporate a bar graph into this like all your other posts.

  4. hojo20 - Apr 21, 2014 at 12:03 PM

    Love that song, “My Name is Luca”

  5. mackcarrington - Apr 21, 2014 at 9:03 PM

    Does he look like Tony Parker?

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