Originally written on Turn On The Knicks  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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Now I know what some readers might say, after doing an in-depth analysis on most of the starting lineup, why would the next player on the list be Andrea Bargnani? Because I feel like Bargnani, barring any health setbacks or inability to mesh in the preseason, will be in the New York Knicks starting lineup to start the season. Why? Because he can shoot and help the Knicks stretch the floor like very few front courts in the NBA today. Very few players need a fresh start in a new city with a new organization like Andrea Bargnani. He was drafted no. 1 overall in the 2006 NBA draft to play center next to Chris Bosh, an all-star in his own right. In two seasons together Bosh and Bargnani never really meshed well on the court, but in the 2008-2009 season Bargnani finally starting playing like a lottery pick when he averaged 15.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.2 blocks per game. Then in the 2010 season Chris Bosh left Toronto to join Dwayne Wade and LeBron James in Miami, leaving ...
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