Spurs’ Ginobili returning for 16th season

Manu Ginobili of the Spurs showed being 40 years old isn't enough to stop him Friday night against visiting Phoenix.

Future Hall-of-Famer Manu Ginobili is returning to the San Antonio Spurs for his 16th NBA season, according to a report by ESPN.

Terms of Ginobili’s new contract have not yet been released.

Ginobili averaged 7.5 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game last season.

The four-time champion turns 40 next week (July 28).

ESPN is also reporting that the Spurs are working to finalize a new deal to bring back Pau Gasol.