The NBA has a bat problem, and only Manu Ginobili can save us | NBA

Former Spurs star Manu Ginobili is seemingly the hero the NBA not solely deserves, but in addition the hero the league wants.

For the third time in two weeks, bats stole the present at an NBA recreation, most lately interrupting the Pacers-Clippers contest on Thursday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

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On Saturday, the Indiana State Division of Well being issued a press release saying anybody who might have touched the bat with naked pores and skin is urged to contact the division or a well being care supplier about receiving rabies vaccinations.

The bat is now not inside the sector, so its rabies standing is unknown.

On Jan. 31, three bats swooped down over the courtroom at AT&T Middle whereas the Spurs had been taking part in the Nets. The sport was interrupted for almost three minutes because the winged foes evaded seize.

Two days later, a bat was again, however The Spurs Coyote was prepared. The mascot, armed with a internet and a Batman costume, swiped on the flying mammal a number of instances earlier than finally capturing it. The Coyote obtained a standing ovation from the group and gamers — and even evoked a smile out of usually statuesque Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. 

The Coyote clearly reviewed a few of Ginobili’s previous tape.

A video of Ginobili went viral in 2009 after the longer term Corridor of Famer smacked down a bat throughout a recreation. Ginobli retired this previous offseason, and San Antonio bats discovered their openings.

If Ginobili is on the lookout for work, he might have discovered his calling. Please assist us, Manu.

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