Is the cause a lingering injury? The higher class of the defenses that he's facing? The ravages of time? Or is it a lack of magnets?
Regardless of the reason, Manu Ginobili's recent postseason struggles continued in Game 2 of the 2013 NBA Finals. The San Antonio Spurs' two guard seemed to be having difficulty even keeping his feet beneath him and the ball in his possession as the Miami Heat pulled away to an 103-84 win. Ginobili managed just five points on 2-for-6 shooting on Sunday and has been held to single digits five of the Spurs' last seven games.
According to this NBA commercial from the 2007 NBA Finals featuring magician David Blaine, magnets might be what Ginobili needs most to rediscover his shot. The ad wizards who came up with that one produced several NBA spots featuring Blaine. Several of those also featured magnets. One of them explained how exactly LeBron James gets so high off the floor. Tiago Splitter might want to consult that video. Here it is along with several others: