"I was starting to lose it," Ginobili said with a chuckle. "The fact that he's new in the system, that he needed to figure things out, I can help him with that and meanwhile I practice my Italian. Even though under pressure a few times I have been very confusing with the Spanish and English, because with Tiago (Splitter) I speak Spanish. And I said some things that I still can't understand. But it's been great to have somebody that I know for so long."