He's a lefty, a deceptively athletic and tremendously skilled basketball player from Argentina; has a nice first step, surprising leaping ability and can score in a number of different ways. His body control is amazing as he seemingly able to twist and turn in styles unimaginable and yet so effective. Maybe that is why he is sometimes called 'El Contusion' and he plays good defense too. Drafted 57th overall (that's one of the greatest steals in NBA draft history right?) in 1999 by the Spurs, he played over in Italy before coming to the NBA and used that experience to his advantage. That same year, the Spurs won their first title....What makes Ginobili more admirable is his ability to accept his role perfectly as he comes off the bench despite his status as a star player. Most players...

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