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Is New York Ready To Blame Andrea Bargnani?

Two years ago the New York Knicks were winning 54 games and finishing second in the Eastern Conference. Then Toronto acquired Masai Ujiri and the new pillar of the Raptors management traded the oft-injured 7' skilled big man Andrea Bargnani to New York and he’s arguably been a black cloud over the Knicks franchise ever since he got there.
Via Pro Bball Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knick Injury Update: Andrea Bargnani strains calf at practice

The New York Knicks head into Saturday's game against the 76ers coming off a 115-99 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Carmelo Anthony lead the Knicks with 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor. At 3-10, the Knicks sit in fourth place in the Atlantic Division. They continue to play without Andrea Bargnani, who returned to practice on Friday. The bad news is he strained...
Via NBA Injury News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks' Bargnani out vs. 76ers with strained right calf

NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks say Andrea Bargnani has a strained right calf that will prevent him from making his season debut Saturday against Philadelphia. Bargnani was hurt Friday during practice and an MRI revealed the injury. The former No. 1 overall pick strained his right hamstring early in the preseason and had finally appeared near the point of returning. He has battled...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks' Bargnani out with strained right calf

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks say Andrea Bargnani has a strained right calf that will prevent him from making his season debut Saturday against Philadelphia. Bargnani was hurt Friday during practice and an MRI revealed the injury. The former No. 1 overall pick strained his right hamstring early in the preseason and had finally appeared near the point of returning. He has battled...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks Expect To Get Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani Back Saturday

According to the New York Post, the New York Knicks will likely be getting back injured players Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani on Saturday when they face the Philadelphia 76ers. Both men would make their season debut at a time when the Knicks desperately need them to help improve their 3-10 record. Calderon was the biggest off-season acquisition picked up in a trade that sent...
Via Basketball Bicker
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Rumors: Andrea Bargnani may play on Saturday versus the Philadelphia 76ers

The New York Knicks have had a revolving door at the power forward position this season. Through 11 games they have started Amar'e Stoudemire, Jason Smith, and Quincy Acy at various times. When they take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, they may get a welcomed return from big man Andrea Bargnani. Image by Jim McIssac, via Newsday Ian Begley of ESPN reported that Bargnani...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Injury Update: Andrea Bargnani, Jose Calderon expected to return to practice this week

The New York Knicks defeated the Denver Nuggets on Sunday by the score of 109-93 to snap a seven-game losing streak. At 3-8, the Knicks sit in fourth in the Atlantic Division, five and a half games behind the Toronto Raptors. On the injury front, it appears that Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani could return soon, as both are expected to return to practice this week. By Keith Allison...
Via NBA Injury News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith says failed buzzer-beater was ‘the right shot’

              J.R. Smith had the chance to beat the Orlando Magic, but his final second shot was wide of the rim and hit only glass. The Knicks dropped to 2-7 following the 97-95 loss to the Magic on Wednesday night at the Garden. Carmelo Anthony wanted the ball as the seconds ran off the clock,  but after Smith took the inbounds up...
Via Sports-Glory
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Injury Update: Andrea Bargnani to sit out at least another week with hamstring injury

New York Knicks' forward Andrea Bargnani is likely to miss at least another week to nurse a right hamstring injury.The 29-year-old played in the team's first preason game but hasn't made an appearance on the court since.When asked about Bargnani's status, Knicks coach Derek Fisher told media he was "progressing" and wants to have him back "soon,"...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Say Bargnani Will Be Back Soon, But They Don’t Know When

New York Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani’s return to the court  from a hamstring injury will be delayed a bit, but Coach Derek Fisher hopes to have him out there soon. Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani will likely be out for at least another week as he deals with a right hamstring injury. Knicks coach Derek Fisher said Bargnani is “progressing” and he hopes to have him back...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson: Carmelo Is Knicks' Only 'Certified All-Star', Bargnani Will Thrive In Triangle

Phil Jackson candidly spoke with Charley Rosen about the entire New York Knicks' roster. "Carmelo Anthony is obviously the team's only certified All-Star," said Jackson. "It's also no secret that Melo has to keep the ball moving, but he's committed to doing this. Passing has never been a great strength of his, but in the triangle he'll be able to have check-off reads like a quarterback...
Via RealGM
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Evaluating Other Options At PF In Bargnani's Continued Absence

The continued absence of Andrea Bargnani with a strained hamstring will allow the New York Knicks further opportunities to evaluate other options at power forward. “He hasn’t been able to practice the last few days so it wouldn’t be smart to jeopardize him by putting him into game action tomorrow,” Derek Fisher said of Bargnani after the Knicks practiced for the fourth straight...
Via RealGM
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Injury Update: Andrea Bargnani says his elbow is '100 percent fine'

New York Knicks center Andrea Bargnani, whose season was cut to just 42 games after partially tearing the ulnar nerve in his left elbow in January, is now fully healed.In anticipation of the 2014-15 season, the team hosted their annual Media Day to speak on their expectations for the upcoming season.As reported by Marc Berman of the New York Post, when asked about the injury, Bargnani...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 NBA Player Names That Sound Like Hot Chicks

Andrea Bargnani certainly lives up to his name when it comes to toughness! Let’s be real right now, some males have names that sound like a girl’s name. This is true everywhere you go. For this discussion, we are going to focus on the NBA. Yes, that’s right, there are NBA athletes that have names similar to a girl’s name. And quite honestly, it’s kind of funny when you...
Via Pass The Pill
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Howard wants to know if Knicks have cap space for him

Looking ahead to 2015, the New York Knicks will have a considerable amount of salary cap space available thanks in part to the contracts of Amar’e Stoudemire and Andrea Bargnani expiring next year. Unfortunately, at the moment there isn’t much wiggle room for Phil Jackson to work with in terms of adding worthwhile pieces for […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Says Andrea Bargnani Will Be a Pleasant Surprise

Knicks would prefer to just rid themselves of Barganani, but since they can’t for another year, Phil is going to try to use his ZEN to coach him up. Here is what Phil had to say via NY Daily News. “He’s overlooked. We think he’s going to really do well in the system we have,” Jackson said of Bargnani on MSG Network during the second quarter of the Knicks’ 95-72 Summer...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson Believes Bargnani Will Bring Value In Knicks' New System

While Phil Jackson attempted to trade Andrea Bargnani this offseason, he believes he can have value on the floor this season for the New York Knicks. "He's overlooked. We think he's going to really do well in the system we have," Jackson said of Bargnani. "We have a couple of guards he likes to play with, Jose (Calderon) and Pablo (Prigioni), and I think he...
Via RealGM
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Need To Remain Cool, Calm and Collected In Stoudemire, Bargnani Trade Negotiations

Written by Kenneth Teape Tom Szczerbowski – USA TODAY Sports With Carmelo Anthony’s free agency still looming over the head of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson has been busy at work attempting to clear more cap space for this summer. The quickest way to do so is moving big contracts, which he has done once with Tyson Chandler being shipped out to the Dallas Mavericks. Even more...
Via Knickswag
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

P-Jax Looking to Trade STAT and Bargs

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson is officially committed to doing the improbable: finding new homes for Andrea Bargnani and Amar’e Stoudemire. READ MORE: The post P-Jax Looking to Trade STAT and Bargs appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
Via Pass The Pill
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Rumors: Amar'e Stoudemire, Andrea Bargnani being shopped

Phil Jackson has been busy since landing a job with the New York Knicks. He traded to get into the draft and unloaded Raymond Felton and Tyson Chandler to save money. Now he's looking to clear more cap space by trading Amar'e Stoudemire and Andrea Bargnani per TheKnicksBlog:"On the heels of a Monday morning account from ESPN that states the Knicks have engaged the Philadelphia 76ers...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Knicks Make Decisions On Options For Next Season

Written by Kenneth Teape The New York Knicks had a busy Sunday, but had little control over what was going on. Three of their highest paid players, Carmelo Anthony, Andrea Bargnani and Amar’e Stoudemire had to make decisions about their player options. All three made the decisions many people expected them to make months ago Bargnani will opt in to his 2014-2015 contract with the...
Via Knickswag
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Andrea Bargnani Opts in for $11.5M

That noise you hear is the collective groaning of New York Knicks fan everywhere after hearing they have to watch Bargs for another season. Not exactly a surprise, but I'm told Andrea Bargnani has indeed informed Knicks he's opting in for next season just like Amare Stoudemire — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 22, 2014 Instead of having til June 29 or June 30 like most...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani Opts In With Knicks For 14-15

Andrea Bargnani has informed the New York Knicks that he is opting in on his contract for the 14-15 season. Bargnani was acquired from the Toronto Raptors last offseason. Bargnani will become a free agent in 2015.
Via RealGM
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Exec: Surprised Knicks Didn't Do More Homework On Bargnani

The New York Knicks' trade last offseason for Andrea Bargnani is widely considered one of the worst of the past year. “Getting anything for him was a surprise,’’ a Western Conference executive said. “But you get desperate. The guy has talent, a 7-footer, mobile, his first few years he made shots. But I question his love for the game and mental makeup. I’m surprised the...
Via RealGM
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire Wants to Retire a Knick and Fans Should Embrace That

For months and months, we’ve heard nothing but promises about free agency in 2015. That summer, Tyson Chandler, Amar’e Stoudemire, and Andrea Bargnani all come off the books, but just because the Knicks have the option of ridding themselves of their services, doesn’t necessarily mean they should. Stoudemire, in particular, expressed interest in returning in this awesome piece...
Via Turn On The Knicks
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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