Jimmy Butler & Team USA Advance To 2016 Olympic Semifinals

It didn’t look very good at the start, but it ended up as a blowout win. Six minutes into the game, Andres Nocioni splashed a three pointer, and Argentina took a 19-9 lead on the United States in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics men’s basketball tournament. Things were going, in a word, badly. I don’t want to pin all of the credit for the victory on former Marquette...
Via Anonymous Eagle
13 days ago

United States knocks off Argentina to advance to semis

The U.S. pummeled Argentina to advance to the semifinals of the men's basketball tournament. The game is expected to the last for Manu Ginobili, Luis Scola, Andres Nocioni and Carlos Delfino -- the last remaining members of Argentina's 2004 gold medal-winning team.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Spain earns place in quarters with win over Argentina

After a rocky start to the Rio Olympics, Spain will sneak into the quarterfinals after defeating Argentina in their final game of the preliminary round. It appeared that Argentina was not all that interested in winning the game from the opening tip as it started with two of its best players on the bench. Andres Nocioni and Facundo Campazzo, the heroes of Argentina's double overtime...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't cry for me Nocioni: Former Bull leads Argentina to Olympics victory

Andres Nocioni went absolutely crazy in the most entertaining Rio 2016 Olympics basketball game yet. In a double overtime thriller, the former Chicago Bulls forward put
Via CSN Chicago
18 days ago

Argentina survives 2OT nail-biter vs. Brazil

Argentina wins a back-and-forth game against South American rival Brazil in double overtime. Facundo Campazzo and Andres Nocioni led Argentina with 37 and 33 points respectively.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid president wants his team in NBA

The president of Real Madrid has his eyes set on some big goals. Specifically, Florentino Perez would like to get his team into the NBA. “I would love to have Real Madrid play in the NBA,” Perez said in a radio interview via ABC Spain. Perez also said he intends to speak with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver about the matter when the Boston Celtics come to Spain in October to face...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins dunks all over Andres Nocioni (VIDEO)

Andrew Wiggins has been dunking on everything that moves during the FIBA Americas tournament. His latest victim: former Bull Andres Nocioni. The two-handed dunk is kind of what makes this. Also, the second bump on Nocioni after the initial dunk is pretty darn cool. Wiggins is showing off that Canadian swag. Hopefully, Andres' children never have to see this horrid moment. Hopefully...
Via FOX Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Real Madrid beats Olympiakos 78-59 to win Euroleague title

MADRID (AP) Real Madrid pulled away in the last four minutes to beat Olympiakos 78-59 Sunday and win a ninth Euroleague title in front of its home fans. Olympiakos led 19-15 after one quarter, but Madrid held the Greek team to just nine points in the second to take control. It was still a seven-point game in the final quarter when Andres Nocioni hit a 3 with 3:45 left, and Madrid...
Via Associated Press
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Bulls Player Expected To Replace Mirotic on Real Madrid

Posted to Chicago BullsAccording to a website that appears to be focused on the European League, reports indicate that Nikola Mirotic will depart for the Chicago Bulls and his replacement will be Andrés Nocioni. You remember the blue collar scrapper that played every game like it was his last, right? After translating the website, this is what we got: “After closing the season...
Via Sports Mockery
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Andres Nocioni Could Revisit Interest For NBA Comeback

Andres Nocioni received interest from several NBA teams last summer and said he could revisit a possible return. Nocioni averaged 10.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in eight NBA seasons, most notably with the Chicago Bulls and the last of which in 2011-12 with the Philadelphia 76ers. He has since played overseas. "Europe is a great, great place to play basketball," Nocioni said. "I came...
Via RealGM
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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