Found August 09, 2012 on Next Impulse Sports:
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. via SLAM Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Barbosa shakes Nocioni with sick crossover

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. [...]

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