Spurs' Ginobili has no plans to coach after retirement

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San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is back in his home country of Argentina for the Olympic qualifier in Mar del Plata.

At a press conference (via infobae.com) Ginobili said he does not want to become a coach after he retires from basketball, wouldn’t want to deal with office hours as a scout, and looks to spend time with his children:

“Manu” afirmó que luego del retiro no piensa en ser entrenador y contó sus planes: “No me veo como entrenador ni como asistente. El tema de ser dirigente o scout me puede interesar un poco más. No sé si estoy dispuesto a vivir allá y tener un horario de oficina. No está en mis planes. Lo que fue mi carrera, de tener un privilegio de tener una seguridad económica, no me hace pensar en viajar a Lituania u otro país a ver jugadores. Quiero disfrutar de mis hijos”, finalizó.

English translation via translator tool:

“Manu said that after the withdrawal does not think being a coach and had his plans:” I do not see as a coach or an assistant. The issue of being a scout leader or would I want a little more. I do not know if I’m willing to live there and have office hours. It is not in my plans. What was my career, to have a privilege to have financial security, I do not think about traveling to Lithuania or another country to see players. I enjoy my children ” he concluded.

Ginobili also said he is glad to be back with the national team after missing the tournament in Turkey last summer.

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