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Manu Ginobili is the first player to score 2,000 playoff points off the bench

Finally a stat that isn’t limited to Manu being 40.

NBA: Playoffs-Golden State Warriors at San Antonio Spurs John Glaser-USA TODAY Sports

Game 5 of these playoffs will always serve as a milestone in San Antonio:

Manu Ginobili has been doing work as a reserve for more than a decade. Now he stands alone as the highest scoring player to come off the bench in the postseason. The 2,000 mark just puts an exclamation point on it.

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