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Rumor Central: No decision yet from Manu Ginobili

Do the Spurs need Manu Ginobili to come back for another season? Ronald Cortes/Getty Images

After the San Antonio Spurs were knocked out of the 2017 playoffs, Manu Ginobili said that he would take some time to decide if he will come back next season, or retire.

Rumor Central"There is no secret, for sure. It's getting harder and harder. But I always said that I wanted to let it sink in for three weeks, four weeks, whatever, and then I will sit with my wife and see how it feels," Ginobili said. "Whatever I decide to do, I'll be a happy camper. I have to choose between two wonderful, truly wonderful options. One is to keep playing in this league at this age, enjoying every day, playing the sport I still love. The other one is to stay at home, be a dad, travel more, enjoy my family."

About a month since Ginobili made those comments, the 15-year NBA veteran is still not ready to announce what's next for him.

"Manu will decide over the coming month(s)," Sepo Ginobili, Manu's bother, told ESPN radio in Argentina, according to the San Antonio Express-News. "If he can help and be useful to the team, he will continue."

Ginobili, who turns 40 on July 28, averaged 7.5 points, 2.7 assists and 2.3 rebounds during the 2016-17 regular season.