Spurs deny Manu Ginobili permission

Updated: July 28, 2014, 10:51 PM ET
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The San Antonio Spurs have denied Manu Ginobili permission to represent his native Argentina at the FIBA Basketball World Cup, according to a report by the San Antonio Express-News.

The report says the Spurs cited Ginobili's recovery from a stress fracture in his right leg as the reason for asking him to refrain from international competition this summer.

It was discovered following San Antonio's NBA championship run that Ginobili played through the injury during the Finals.

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