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Spurs: Manu Ginobili's Hall of Fame career by the numbers, 20-1

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5. James Harden learns the hard way that Manu Ginobili doesn't quit

Since James Harden joined the Houston Rockets in 2012, there were few things more satisfying than beating The Beard and his squad. In the second round of the 2017 Western Conference Playoffs, fans were hit with euphoria when Manu sealed a pivotal Game 5 victory with a game-winning block that became an iconic play in San Antonio.

Significance: Manu was 39 years old at the time yet made the play that completely demoralized the Rockets for the rest of the series. They ended up losing by 39 points in Game 6 at home despite Kawhi Leonard being out with an injury. Ouch.

4. Manu Ginobili retires with four NBA Championships

After the 2014 title, Manu Ginobili joined an exclusive club of players who've won 4 or more NBA championships.

Significance: Only 44 players in NBA history have won four or more titles, and Ginobili is one of six Spurs to have accomplished this while winning at least one in San Antonio.

3. Manu Ginobili runs away with an impressive franchise record

Boasting an impressive 37% mark from long distance throughout his career, Manu stands alone at the top of the Spurs' leaderboard in 3-point field goals made with 1,495.

Significance: Manu's 3-point shooting improved to above 38% in five different postseasons. It's no coincidence that four of those seasons happened to be 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014.

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