Found October 18, 2011 on Cuzoogle:
There is so little news going on with the Toronto Raptors, it feels like Christmas when anything comes up on the wire. This little gem has started to service. Andrea Bargnani is using the online dating site Okay, not exactly true. Just more possible European vacation news for NBA players. In following a model first tested by Be?ikta? in the signing of Deron Williams, Virtus Roma is pursuing Andrea Bargnani with at least two offers. One is a three-month deal and the other is a full-season contract pending resurrection of the 2011-12 NBA season. There is also a proposal for a new sponsor to help defray the locked out Toronto Raptor’s insurance costs. Any guesses who? I gave you a hint earlier. Yep,, a website with the slogan “Life is short. Have affairs” and known as “The world’s leading married dating service for discreet encounters.” So many stories, so many jokes. I am just mad I am still too tired to think of any. From Italy-based L...

Is the Vatican Against Andrea Bargnani Signing With Virtus Roma?

The website “Ashley Madison” (which is in the business of helping you cheat on your husband or wife) has offered to pick up the tab for Andrea Bargnani’s contract with Virtus Roma. It’s something that’s reportedly not sitting very well with the Vatinan (though they may be powerless to stop the transaction from taking place.) From Sportando: The deal to bring back to Italy...

Vatican opposition to morally questionable sponsor could halt Bargnani’s move to Italy

European-born NBA players have had an advantage during the lockout. As American free agents attempt to find jobs overseas, players like Timofey Mozgov and Andrei Kirlenko have signed elsewhere with little problem. They know that world better than most and more equipped to get a deal quickly with a franchise they know to be welcoming. Raptors enigma Andrea Bargnani should be one...

Moral concerns with sponsor holds up Bargnani to Italy

For maybe the first time ever, the Vatican may be holding up a basketball signing. We told you yesterday that Virtus Roma was close to signing Andrea Bargnani because they had found a sponsor to pick up the tab — For those unfamiliar, it is a site designed to help spouses looking to cheat…

Bargnani Close To Deal With Virtus Roma

Virtus Roma has received a proposal from to finance the signing of Andrea Bargnani.

No Kobe, but looks like Italy may get Andrea Bargnani back

Kobe Bryant for Andrea Bargnani is not a fair trade. Not even in Italy. But it seems to be what has happened — with Kobe out of the picture (save for maybe a “Kobe Cup” tour) it appears Virtus Roma (not the team after Kobe) is close to signing the Raptors forward, according to La…

Virtus Roma offers deals to Andrea Bargnani, interesting new sponsor

Now here’s an interesting twist in NBA player signings and one that brings new meaning to the expression “business affairs.” In following a model first tested by Beşiktaş in the signing of Deron Williams, Virtus Roma is pursuing Andrea Bargnani with at least two offers – a three-month deal and a full-season contract pending resurrection of the 2011-12 NBA season – and...

Andrea Bargnani: Don’t believe the hype about Virtus Roma, Ashley Madison and me

Well, that’ll end those rumors for the time being … Despite the fact that would-be prospective Virtus Roma sponsor has gone so far as to design a jersey for the basketball club (pictured at right) and the Vatican itself has come out decrying the controversial choice of commercial backer, the actual raison de être for the chatter has denied he’s involved....

Kevin Garnett Slows Negotiations; Andrea Bargnani To Italy

You can thank Kevin Garnett for the lockout. No, he isn’t playing the same role he did in the last one when his newly-minted $126 million contract was seen as the albatross that the owners needed to kill and never allow to come back from the dead. Now he’s in another mode: old veteran looking [...]

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