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NBA 2K14 Video Game Will Include Top Euroleague Basketball Teams for First Time

Now you can finally play as the likes of Acie Law, Andres Nocioni and Sonny Weems in your favorite video game, as you have not been able to do since those guys were dumped from the NBA for not being very good. Those players, now plying their trades overseas, could be available for play in NBA 2K14, the next edition of 2K Sports’ signature basketball video game. The game will include...
Via NESN.com
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Spur Oberto retires, looking at offers to work in NBA

Former San Antonio Spurs center Fabricio Obero has announced his retirement from basketball (via Argentinean site La Gaceta) and will be mulling over offers to work in the NBA. "I do not play with people's anxiety, I am a former basketball player," said Oberto. This is Oberto's second time retiring. He announced his retirement while still in the NBA (with...
Via Project Spurs
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ginobili won't participate 2014 FIBA World Cup

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili will not participate in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain according to Team Argentina head coach Julio Lamas (via elpatagonico.net). What we do known in advance, is that neither Emanuel Ginobili (San Antonio Spurs, NBA) and Andres Nocioni (Labor Kutxa, Spain) and Leonardo Gutierrez (Peñarol de Mar del Plata) will not be in Venezuela...
Via Project Spurs
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Nocioni turned down Spurs' offer

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...
Via Project Spurs
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Russia wins basketball bronze

Alexei Shved scored 25 points - 13 in the fourth quarter - and Russia won its first medal in Olympic men's basketball with an 81-77 win on Sunday over Argentina, whose players confronted the referees after the final horn following a wild scramble in the closing seconds. Andrei Kirilenko added 20 points and Vitaliy Fridzon 19 for Russia, which finished ninth at the Beijing Games...
Via Fox Olympics
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Russia wins men's bronze, beats Argentina 81-77

Alexei Shved scored 25 points - 13 in the fourth quarter - and Russia won its first medal in Olympic men's basketball with an 81-77 win on Sunday over Argentina, whose players angrily confronted the referees after the final horn following a wild scramble in the closing seconds. Andrei Kirilenko added 20 points and Vitaliy Fridzon 19 for Russia, which finished ninth at the Beijing...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

The Rundown: Shved leads Russia past Ginobili, Argentina for Bronze

It was likely the closing chapter of the “Golden Generation” for Argentina’s National basketball program, but on Sunday in London, the Argentines didn’t get their storybook ending. With 43 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, Argentina was trailing Russia 76-75. San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, who has been the leader over the years for the Argentine National team...
Via Project Spurs
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Ginobili unsure if London is last run with Argentina

After falling to the United States on Friday 109-83 in perhaps the last time the Argentina "Golden Generation" of Manu Ginobili, Luis Scola, Carlos Delfino, Andres Nocioni, and Pablo Prigioni will face the U.S. in Olympic play, San Antonio Spurs guard Ginobili revealed to a London AP writer (via NBA.com) that he was unsure if the 2012 London games were most likely his...
Via Project Spurs
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Nocioni would 'die' for Spurs' Ginobili

They are considered the best basketball players from Argentina so much so collectively they are called the "Golden Generation." Of course I am talking about Team Argentina with San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili, Carlos Delfino, Fabricio Oberto, Carlos Delfino, Luis Scola, Andres Nocioni, and Pablo Prigioni. Together, they have been considered one of the best teams in...
Via Project Spurs
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Leandro Barbosa Splinters Andres Nocioni’s Ankles…. And Soul

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. via SLAM Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Thursday Afternoon Links, Featuring Leandro Barbosa’s Crossover

The Basketball Jones: Leandro Barbosa does Andres Nocioni like Tony Skinn did James Harden and some dude did Deron Williams.  Remember those “NBA Street Series” DVDs from back when AND1 was running sh!t?  Yeah, well, by the time these Olympic Games wrap up we’ll have been provided with enough footage to compile another volume and kick start the old fad. Huffington Post:...
Via NBA 24/7 365
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Leandro Barbosa crosses over Andres Nocioni (Video)

Every time I see a killer crossover now, I just think "BROKEN ANKLES" from the Kobe Bryant Nike commercial.Here is Brazil's Leandro Barbosa breaking Argentina's Andres Nocioni ankles in the semifinal round of the 2012 London Summer Olympics:
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Leandro Barbosa shatters Andres Nocioni’s ankles

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...
Via Pass The Pill
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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Barbosa shakes Nocioni with sick crossover

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. [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Brazil-Argentina rivalry plays out next chapter tomorrow

Tomorrow's quarterfinal matchup of Argentina and Brazil will probably be the closest of all four games. Argentina and Brazil are both expected to make a run at either silver or bronze, and pitting them against each other will likely be doing one of the semifinal teams a favor. Both teams have a San Antonio Spurs player representing them, if Prigioni plays, both have pass-first...
Via Project Spurs
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Argentina keeps Nigeria winless

Luis Scola scored 22 points to help Argentina beat winless Nigeria 93-79 in the men's Olympic basketball tournament on Saturday. Carlos Delfino finished with 18 points and Andres Nocioni added 17 for Argentina, which quickly took control of the game and raced to a 37-19 lead at the end of the first quarter. Argentina (3-1) led by as many as 26 before taking a 57-37 lead at...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Argentina men beat Nigeria 93-79 in Olympic hoops

Luis Scola scored 22 points to help Argentina beat winless Nigeria 93-79 in the men's Olympic basketball tournament on Saturday. Carlos Delfino finished with 18 points and Andres Nocioni added 17 for Argentina, which quickly took control of the game and raced to a 37-19 lead at the end of the first quarter. Argentina (3-1) led by as many as 26 before taking a 57-37 lead at...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Argentina-France Preview

While Argentina opened the Summer Games on a positive note, France plans to move on quickly from its first Olympic contest in 12 years. Argentina continues its quest for a third consecutive Olympic medal as it faces France on Tuesday night in group play in London. With key players Luis Scola, Manu Ginobili and Andres Nocioni all in their 30s, some have branded the Argentines too...
Via AP on Fox
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Nocioni Reaches Agreement With Caja Laboral

Andres Nocioni averaged 9.7 points and 3.5 rebounds in 12 Spanish ACB games last season.
Via RealGM
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Caja Laboral Extends Offer To Andres Nocioni

Andres Nocioni is reportedly leaning toward a return to the NBA.
Via RealGM
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Andres Nocioni would like to join the Spurs

After Boris Diaw and his fellow French countryman Tony Parker joined forces with the San Antonio Spurs, could Manu Ginobili see his fellow Argentina countryman, Andre Nocioni, join him in San Antonio next season? According to Nocioni, if he does make a return to the NBA, the Spurs would be a team he would like to join. Would San Antonio be the place where you would like to play...
Via Project Spurs
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Nocioni Signs With Caja Laboral

Andres Nocioni is expected to report to Vitoria this weekend.
Via RealGM
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Sixers Waive Andres Nocioni

Andres Nocioni has been waived by the Sixers.
Via RealGM
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Sixers Waive Andres Nocioni

"We want to sincerely thank Andres for his contributions to our team and maintaining a true level of professionalism throughout his time here," Sixers President of Basketball Operations Rod Thorn said. "We wish him the best of luck as he pursues future opportunities." In 11 games with one start this season, Nocioni averaged 1.5 points and 1.3 rebounds in 5.1 minutes...
Via Buzz On Broad
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Nocioni not with 76ers for game at Chicago

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  |  Discuss

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