ANDREA BARGNANI NEWS

Andrea Bargnani: losing 'leaves me with a sense of sadness that in the early years wasn't there'

Andrea Bargnani has earned a reputation of being somewhat of a locker room mope throughout the early part of his career. That's part of what he's received so much backlash both in Toronto and New York, after underperforming a major contract the Raptors gave him four years back.Now, though, Bargs is just a minimum player, after signing the cheapest deal possible with the Nets over...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani Confirms What Raptors Fans Believed

At this point it can only be taken as cold comfort, everything Toronto Raptors fans thought was wrong about their team's former number one overall draft pick Andrea Bargnani was true. Bargnani really was putting himself first. Bargnani told RAI (Italy) in a recent interview, that is quoted in SB Nation's Nets Daily, his own personal results were more important than winning.
Via Pro Bball Report
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Andrea Bargnani hurts ankle, injury 'not serious'

Bojan Bogdanovic hurt his ankle while playing in Eurobasket friendlies last week. Now, we can travel over to Italy to see that Andrea Bargnani has done the exact same thing.From Sportando over the weekend:"Italian National Team big man Andrea Bargnani left the game against Georgia with an ankle injury during the first quarter and did not return. Il Mago will have the MRI on Saturday...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani, Bojan Bogdanovic participate in Eurobasket friendlies

Andrea Bargnani has only been a Net for a couple of months. Bojan Bogdanovic has only been in Brooklyn for a year. But they've both been participating in Eurobasket for far longer. They continued that over the weekend.Both Bargs and Bojan participated in Eurobasket friendlies, though with limited minutes. Here's more from NetsDaily:(h/t NetsDaily)
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson calls Andrea Bargnani a 'big tease,' criticizes Shane Larkin

ESPN released its latest edition of the Phil Files, a series in which Jackson's friend and former assistant, Charley Rosen, has published a series of interviews with the Knicks president on delay. Monday was another piece, a conversation from April 23 on a series of scouting reports regarding the Knicks end-of-year roster.Jackson was particularly aggressive about now former Knick...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Andrea Bargnani Was 'Malingerer', Had 'Bad Effect On Team'

Phil Jackson criticized Andrea Bargnani, who signed with the Brooklyn Nets this offseason after a disappointing two seasons with the New York Knicks. “AB was and still is a big tease,” Jackson said on April 23rd. “When he was injured he refused to do simple non-contact activities like dummy our offense in practice,” Jackson said. “He seemed to be a malingerer and this had...
Via RealGM
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson calls Andrea Bargnani ‘a big tease’

    New York Knicks president Phil Jackson is taking absolutely no prisoners when it comes to ex-Knicks. After recently calling out J.R Smith for his “delinquent behavior”, now the face of Primo Pasta, Andrea Bargnani, is the object of the Zen Master’s ire. For the final edition of his Phil Jackson chronicles, which was published on Monday, ESPN’s Charley Rosen asked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

An optimist's view of Andrea Bargnani

Basketball fans don't exactly hold one of the newest members of the Nets, Andrea Bargnani, in the highest esteem. That is especially true for Knicks fans, who saw their favorite team give up three draft picks for a former No. 1 overall pick who would eventually disappoint in New York over and over again. But just because there are some bad numbers on Bargs doesn't mean they all...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani claims he would have played for free just so he can prove himself to the Nets

I think everyone will agree that Brooklyn Nets big man Andrea Bargnani has been an above average player since coming into the NBA. After getting drafted with the first pick in the 2006 NBA Draft, Bargnani never become the player that scouts envisioned he would be. After a disappointing stint with the New York Knicks, Bargnani signed with the Nets hoping to rebound from last season...
Via No Guts, No Glory
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani says he would have played 'for free'

Andrea Bargnani took a minimum deal to play for the Nets, and though there wasn't a ton of demand for him this time around, there were reports that he turned down an offer to play for the Kings for more money. Bargnani, though, wasn't prioritizing the money after coming off a huge contract he signed with the Toronto Raptors five years ago. Actually, NetsDaily translated an interview...
Via Fox Sports
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Bench may be Achilles Heel in 2016

In 2014-2015 the Brooklyn Nets squeaked into the playoffs with a 38-44 record. After putting up a decent fight against the first place Atlanta Hawks,  the Nets unceremoniously bowed out and began their off season. Fast forward to the Summer and the Nets were active in changing the dynamics of their team. Out went franchise player Deron Williams and in came an influx of young talent...
Via isportsweb.com
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Someone made a highlight reel of Andrea Bargnani blocking tons of shots

See former Knick Andrea Bargnani licking his lips there? That's him really going for a block. He knows it's going to happen. He just feels it. And tastes it. The newest Net isn't exactly known for his defense. So, when some random person put together a YouTube compilation of his best blocks, people must've been like, "Wait, what?" But this now exists. Let's watch and enjoy some of...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets hope for nice return after betting low on Andrea Bargnani

Lots of Nets fans were upset when the team signed Andrea Bargnani, but they may only be basing their opinions on the guy when he was making $11 million a year. For a minimum contract, the Bargnani deal is an understandable one.Over at Bleacher Report, Fred Katz writes that Bargs could actually prove to be a decent signing if Brooklyn figures out a way for him to improve:(h/t Bleacher...
Via Fox Sports
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani signs with Nets

Free agent forward Andrea Bargnani will remain in New York by signing a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, the team announced. #Nets have signed forward/center Andrea Bargnani, General Manager Billy King announced today. http://t.co/CNAz7E77uj— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) July 17, 2015 The Nets have not released the details of Bargnani’s contract, however he signs with the Nets...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Add Depth in the Frontcourt, Sign Andrea Bargnani

Andrea Bargnani played in just 29 games last season and will look to help revitalize this Brooklyn Nets offense. (Mandatory Credit: Nathaniel S./ Getty Images) After rumors of Andrea Bargnani signing with the Sacramento Kings surfaced a few days earlier, the Brooklyn Nets announced Sunday that they had in fact signed the former number one overall pick. Brooklyn’s officials stated...
Via The Sports Journal
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

In interview with Italian newspaper, Andrea Bargnani talked about challenges of playing in New York

Andrea Bargnani is staying in New York, but not with the Knicks.The former Knicks big man signed a two-year, minimum deal with the Nets on Sunday, and afterward, he dished on some of the details about playing in blue and orange. What were the struggles of playing for one of the NBA's premiere franchises? NetsDaily translated some of Bargnani's quotes from Italian so we can find...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani contract actually makes sense for Nets

When Andrea Bargnani came to an agreement with the Nets over the weekend, basketball Twitter went up in arms.How could the Nets bring in Bargnani??? He was terrible with the Knicks!But on just a minimum contract, there's really no risk signing anyone, unless he's a guy who will tear apart your locker room. Even then, you can just cut him with almost no financial burden. ESPN's Mike...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Andrea Bargnani Signing Grade

(March 6, 2015 – Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Brooklyn Nets pulled off one of the best contracts value-wise this offseason, obtaining talented stretch-five Andrea Bargnani on a veteran’s minimum contract. Bargnani, who somewhat struggled due to plaguing injuries in his time with the Knicks, took a notable pay...
Via HoopStuff
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Beat Out Kings To Sign Andrea Bargnani

The Brooklyn Nets have signed Andrea Bargnani. Bargnani was close to a deal with the Sacramento Kings, who were offering more money than the Nets. The Kings, sources say, believed a deal was imminent Sunday, after ESPN reported on Saturday that Sacramento and Bargnani were in advanced negotiations and closing in on a deal. Bargnani instead accepted the Nets offer of a two-year deal...
Via RealGM
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani Signs With Brooklyn Nets

One day after the Brooklyn Nets erase one of their worst contracts, they make a bold and frugal move. The Nets sign forward Andrea Bargnani to a two-year deal. The news of the Andrea Bargnani signing was announced on Twitter. Continue Reading...
Via Outside Analysis
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets agree to deal in principle with 2006 top pick Bargnani

NEW YORK (AP) The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a deal with former No. 1 pick Andrea Bargnani. Bargnani remains in New York after spending the last two seasons with the Knicks. He has struggled with injuries and appeared in just 29 games last season, averaging 14.8 points. Terms of the deal the Nets announced Sunday on Twitter were not disclosed. Bargnani hasn't played more than...
Via AP on Fox
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings Finalizing Contract with Andrea Bargnani

The Sacramento Kings freed up a lot of cap space with a fairly bad trade for the future in order to make a run at big free agents, and unfortunately were unable to get any of their targets other than Rajon Rondo. Now, they are beginning to look at signing the lower tier of free agents. According to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN, the Kings are finalizing a contract with free agent...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Sacramento Kings are close to signing Andrea Bargnani

Now that the top-tier free agents have decided who they are going to sign with, many NBA teams will now focus their attention on the second and third tier players. One player who a lot teams have a lot of interest in is big man Andrea Bargnani. The 6’11 big man have a fairly good season with the New York Knicks, which has many thinking he has some more good years left in him....
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Which Free Agents Should New York Re-sign?

(Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America) By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff… Free Agents Andrea Bargnani (UFA) Alexey Shved (RFA) Jason Smith (UFA) Quincy Acy (RFA) Cole Aldridch (UFA) Travis Wear (RFA) Shane Larkin (UFA, Team Option Declined) For the first time since signing Amar’e Stoudemire in the summer of 2010, the New York Knicks have the...
Via HoopStuff
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

If the Knicks Draft Kristaps Porzingis I Will Stop Watching Them Forever

Standing 7’1″ and weighing 209 lbs, Latvian power forward Kristaps Porzingis is rocketing up draftboards for some ungodly reason.  Hailed as a “stretch 4″ with “great length”, the latest draft rumors have Porzingis going as high as 2nd overall to the LA Lakers and no lower than 5th overall to the Orlando Magic.  With his game resembling a younger, ******** version...
Via Total Sports Blog
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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