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This is as good of an ankle breaker as you will see in any basketball game, ever. Poor Andres Nocioni looked like he was a lost child wandering around a mall with his pants down around his ankles. Poor little guy will have nightmares about this for quite a while. Argentina beat Brazil to land themselves in the semi-finals.
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Earlier today Argentina’s men’s basketball team got the better of South American foe Brazil 82-77 to advance to the semifinals for the third consecutive Olympics. Familiar names to NBA fans led the way for Argentina as Luis Scola scored 17, Manu Ginobili and Carlos Delfino each added 16, and Andres Nocioni had 12. [...]
Evan Turner has spent time sitting behind Andre Igoudala since the Philadelphia 76ers drafted him second overall two season ago. Igoudala made his first All Star team last season too, so despite Turner's overall improvement, his role was not really expected to change too much. That is until the Sixers dealt Andre to Denver last night, bringing back Bynum, and thrusting Turner...
Every time I see a killer crossover now, I just think "BROKEN ANKLES" from the Kobe Bryant Nike commercial.Here is Brazil's Leandro Barbosa breaking Argentina's Andres Nocioni ankles in the semifinal round of the 2012 London Summer Olympics:
“Coach says that now”, confident Allen wants to start
Just after signing Kwame Brown to a two-year deal the second year being a player option, Coach Collins declared Brown the starter. Second year player Lavoy Allen, who was also re-signed will come off the bench for the Sixers. Allen, who after hearing Coach Collins statement came back with a very note worthy quote, “Coach...
While Andre Iguodala was working towards bringing a gold medal home to the United States, the Philadelphia 76ers were working on a deal to ship the the eight-year veteran out of town.The deal involving Iggy began being reported early Thursday with different variations of the deal being discussed throughout the day.By the end of the day four teams were involved, including two big...
Reserve shooting guard Jodie Meeks has accepted a two-year deal worth about 3 million to play for the Lakers, The Times has learned.
The move hardly warrants the same headlines as the Lakers other blockbuster offseason moves in acquiring Steve Nash and Dwight Howard, but Meeks arrival gives the Lakers a solid option in relieving Kobe Bryants minutes and bolstering the teams outside...
Andrew Bynum to Philly? How much else could you ask for as a Sixers fan?
Last night, a huge 4-team deal went down headlining this trade was Dwight Howard to L.A. and Andrew Bynum to the 76ers. I’m going to tell you why the Philadelphia 76ers are now a top contender in the East.
Now first off, yes you are losing your star player, Andre Igoudala, but you are receiving arguably the...
If you were wondering how the Philadelphia 76ers really felt about landing Andrew Bynum, here’s your answer.
Yes, they’ve already put up a billboard welcoming the big man. But can you blame them? Before the trade, they were actually going to begin the season with Kwame Brown as the starting center. Think about that.
Yeah, Philadelphia is pretty ecstatic right now.
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We might be losing Iguodala folks, that's either great for some of you or horrible for the rest of you, eithere way this is beneficial for our Philadelphia franchise.
"There are multiple moving parts in the fluid talks”, said Rant Sports’ Director of Content Dan Parzych. “The framework of a possible deal includes Howard and Denver forward Al Harrington going to...
As part of a huge 4 team trade involving Dwight Howard, the Sixers have pulled off a major addition, acquiring Andrew Bynum from the Lakers while dealing off Andre Iguodala to the Nuggets. The details of the trade are still emerging, but as of now the deal looks something like this:Sixers get:Andrew BynumJason RichardsonLakers get:Dwight HowardNuggets get:Andre IguodalaMagic get...
They are considered the best basketball players from Argentina so much so collectively they are called the "Golden Generation." Of course I am talking about Team Argentina with San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili, Carlos Delfino, Fabricio Oberto, Carlos Delfino, Luis Scola, Andres Nocioni, and Pablo Prigioni.
Together, they have been considered one of the best teams in...
The Basketball Jones: Leandro Barbosa does Andres Nocioni like Tony Skinn did James Harden and some dude did Deron Williams. Remember those “NBA Street Series” DVDs from back when AND1 was running sh!t? Yeah, well, by the time these Olympic Games wrap up we’ll have been provided with enough footage to compile another volume and kick start the old fad.