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Ginobili expects injured ankle to be OK in time for Summer Olympics

Updated: May 31, 2008, 7:38 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO -- Spurs star Manu Ginobili expects his injured ankle to be healed for the Beijing Olympics, allowing him to play for defending champion Argentina.

"It's something that I am looking forward to," he said Saturday.

Practices don't begin until early July, meaning Ginobili will have more than a month for his ankle recover. The Olympics are Aug. 8-24.

"Yesterday I got an injection to get the swelling off of the joint, and they told me that in a week, 10 days I'll ...

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