Emanuel Ginobili is one of those names that speak for themselves. More of 16 years at the highest level in world basketball harvesting four champion rings NBA; a gold medal in the Olympic Games with Argentina; member of one of the Most important Big Three in history of the sport together with Tony Parker and Tim duncan… And you could go on naming milestones that make it one of the best basketball players in the world.
However, when this Friday the NBA finished announcing the names of the players who were considered among the 75 best in the history of the competition, his name did not appear on the list. The controversy was established not only in Argentina, but also worldwide where The fans expressed their anger and pain through the networks.
His absence is also added to that of two important figures: the Spanish Pau Gasol and the French Tony Parker. Many criticisms point to the NBA He prioritized including American players on the list, leaving aside the quality and recognition of these three.
In the list there were several names that caused surprise. Likewise, others such as Jason Kidd, Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash, Reggie Miller, Paul Pierce, Tim Duncan, Ray Allen, Bob McAdoo, Dominique Wilkins, Kevin Garnett, Allen Iverson, Gary Payton, Dwyane Wade and Dennis Rodman stand out.
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The Bahiense was NBA champion with San antonio spurs four times (2003, 2005, 2007, 2013). At 2005 and 2011 he was selected for the All-Star Game. Was in the best team of the season 2008. It is also the Greatest Ball Stealer in Spurs History and the Greatest 3-point scorer. As a crown to his 16 seasons in the world’s leading basketball league, the number 20 on his jersey was removed from the Spurs upon his retirement.
These are the best according to the NBA
Ginobili was not considered in the top 75.
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