When the San Antonio Spurs were looking for a small forward, Tracy McGrady may not have been the first option. It's being reported the Spurs were looking at an Argentinian player to join Manu Ginobili in silver and black.
Andres Nocioni turned down an offer from the Spurs 15 days ago according to @Servitoria. Nocioni's agent confirmed he got an offer from NBA (@SportandoBasket...
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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During the Olympic match-up between Argentina and Brazil, Leandro Barbosa put on the moves on Argentina’s Andres Nocioni, doing a killer crossover and breaking his ankles. With that fake out, Barbosa was able to hit the quick three-pointer.
Barbosa finished off the game with 22 points. However, Brazil ended up losing the game 82-77 as Argentina advances to semifinals.
We’ve had some pretty great moments in Olympic basketball thus far, and the best ones have yet to come with the later stages coming up. Athletic players tend to thrive in international play, as the games can get more wide open and become a track meet.
You can now add Andres Nocioni to the list of the victims.
Watch the mean crossover that Leandro Barbosa gave Nocioni in today’s...
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. [...]
The 2012 Olympics are just days away and many basketball fans are looking forward to an exciting tournament. And as the tournament nears, teams have been playing tune-up games including Team U.S.A. and Team Argentina.
Yesterday, Team U.S.A. and Argentina tangled in exhibition play and although the U.S. won a narrow game (86-80), it included a few testy moments between Luis...
The Philadelphia 76ers said forward Andres Nocioni did not make the trip with the team for Saturday's game at Chicago.
Nocioni was with the 76ers for Friday night's 84-78 loss to Miami, but did not play.
According to the team, Nocioni is still on the active roster, but the team is allowing him to explore other options.
''His official status is that I don't...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2012
Philadelphia fans love a hardworking, blue-collared player. They also respect the players that give it their all on every play.
When a player just “goes through the motions,” it’s considered a slap in the face to not only the team, but to the fans.
That is why Andres Nocioni might be losing some support from the fans (if he even had any before).
As I mentioned in a previous...
It hasn’t been in play since 2005, but the new CBA deal now contains something called an “amnesty clause.”
This clause gives the organization to waive one “bad contract” if it meets the requirements. Once the player is released, the salary of that player does not count against the cap, even though the organization is still required to pay the player the given amount of...
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We're seeing a rise in signings now that the 2011-12 NBA season truly seems to be in danger of being cancelled. Now another NBA player is getting back into competitive basketball with the news that Philadelphia Sixers forward Andres Nocioni has signed back home in Argentina with the club Peñarol de Mar del Plata for an upcoming national tournament called "The Super 8"...