Manu Ginobili-Tiago Splitter: Spanish Steve Nash-Amare Stoudamire?

October 7th, 2010 by Lake Cruise Leave a reply »
The only two San Antonio Spurs who speak fluent Spanish, Emanuel David Ginobili and Tiago Splitter Beims share a connection that will help the rookie adjust to the NBA.

While their chemistry may transfer off the court, on the court they could possibly be compared to the Steve Nash-Amare Stoudamire combination that once was.

Not to compare Splitter to Pau Gasol, or Ginobili to Kobe Bryant, but the two Los Angeles Lakers international superstars communicate in Spanish on the court.

To dash, to pass, and to be a three-point pistol, that is what Ginobili’s game is about. 

Splitter has Stoudamire’s size, but he is not in the class with the proven NBA superstar.

Tiago is a native of Brazil where the women are known for their Sasha Fierce comparable dangerous curves.  He is in for a learning curve, but he could be a dangerous threat to the opposition in the paint by season’s end.

Picassos of incompatible play, except for a few mammoth talents such as Michael Jordan and LeBron James, most rookies have a rough ride in the NBA.

Yet like Ginobili, Splitter was an accomplished profes ...

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