Spurs great Manu Ginobili urges public to social distance, stay home amid coronavirus pandemic

(AP Photo/Eric Gay)
(AP Photo/Eric Gay)

SAN ANTONIO – Add Spurs legend Manu Ginobili to the growing number of well known people who are urging their communities to practice social distancing.

Ginobili posted a video to his social media channels on Wednesday to ask his followers to practice healthy habits, and stay inside if possible during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ginobili posted: “It’s time! We must stop this virus now! You can do your part!”

The video, which is in Spanish, is just over a minute and had been viewed more than 260,000 times as of 4:30 p.m.

It has been retweeted nearly 5,000 times. You can see it below.


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