It's been an uneven season for Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, though through the ups and downs has come one constant: Ginobili has never once hesitated in attempting the spectacular. High-risk play is wired into Ginobili's game. He sees opportunity where others pause. He takes chances where others wouldn't dare. It's in those moments that Ginobili separates himself from the rest of the league.
One such scenario came in Monday's game between the Spurs and the Clippers, in which San Antonio's offense caught a productive groove. The Spurs defeated the Clippers 125-118. Three of the Spurs' points came on this particular setup from Ginobili, who made a no-look, over-the-shoulder drop off to Danny Green as he established his feet in the corner:
It would be tempting to call that assist the best highlight play of Ginobili's season, but it may not qualify as his best on this particular night. In the first quarter, Ginobili got the better of Clippers shot-blocker DeAndre Jordan twice on the same play:
Nobody plays this game like Manu.