Manu Ginobili decided to postpone retirement and re-sign with the San Antonio Spurs this offseason.
"By the end of the season — and I mean the regular season and not the playoffs — I thought about it a lot," said Ginobili of retirement. "I was so tired of it. I hadn’t suffered a muscle strain in my whole life and I went through three in four months. I felt negative, fed up. And I thought about retiring. I hadn’t come close to making up my mind but I thought it was something I had to discuss with my wife, “what if …?” She told me that it was my decision and she was fine either way. But when I recovered physically I started to feel better about it all. When the season ended I grieved for 48, 72 hours and I didn’t feel retired. I knew something was missing, that I still wanted to play."