Andrea Bargnani RUMORS & NEWS

  • 50d
    NetsDaily.com @NetsDaily

    Word from the continent is that @AndreaBargnani is turning down offers from European clubs and may wait til next season to land a new job.

  • Olympiacos made an offer to Andrea Bargnani

    EuroHoops.net "According to Eurohoops’ sources, Olympiacos has offered a contract to Italian NBA free agent Andrea Bargnani. The Greek club is making an attempt to bring the Italian international center to Europe, but he is not the only option for the Reds. Olympiacos also has Jason Thompson who got cut by..." February 24

  • No plans for open roster spot after Andrea Bargnani buyout

    Nets Daily "Sean Marks has his first opportunity to improve the Nets roster now that they've bought out Andrea Bargnani ... at his request. Whether they will fill it or how is uncertain, Tony Brown told the media Sunday night. It will be up to Marks. "I haven’t had that conversation, I’m going to leave..." February 22

  • Nets complete the buyout of big man Andrea Bargnani

    CBS Sports "The Brooklyn Nets have waived Andrea Bargnani, the team announced on Saturday. Bargnani, 30, signed a two-year deal with the Nets last July and he has averaged 6.6 points and 2.1 rebounds in 46 appearances this year. Brooklyn tried to trade Bargnani for a second-round pick before Thursday's..." February 21

  • Nets, Bargnani have opened buyout negotiations

    The Score "The Brooklyn Nets have opened buyout negotiations with center Andrea Bargnani, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. Bargnani is making $1.36 million in 2015-16 and has a player option for next season set at $1.55 million." February 20

  • David Lee, Andrea Bargnani will 'almost assuredly' be bought out

    The Score "Barring trades before the deadline, a trio of struggling power forwards look sure to reach buyouts with their teams. Boston's David Lee, Brooklyn's Andrea Bargnani, and Denver's JJ Hickson will "almost assuredly" be bought out unless they're traded, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reports,..." February 16

  • 140d
    Alex Raskin @alexraskinNYC

    Andrea Bargnani (hamstring) is available for the #Nets against the #76ers, in case you wanna fall in love with basketball all over again.

  • Will Andrea Bargnani finally return to the Nets lineup?

    New York Post "If the Nets leave the decision strictly to Andrea Bargnani, the 7-foot forward will play Thursday against the 76ers at Barclays Center after he sat the past four games with a tight left hamstring. “I felt good. I did everything with the team normally so I feel pretty good,” Bargnani, officially..." December 10

  • Andrea Bargnani out vs. Knicks with lingering hamstring injury

    The Score "Brooklyn Nets center Andrea Bargnani will be denied a chance at revenge against the New York Knicks on Friday. Consequently, Knicks fans will be denied a chance at booing one of their least successful acquisitions in franchise history. Bargnani is still suffering from a hamstring injury and..." December 03

  • 150d
    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Andrea Bargnani now out for tomorrow's game with a left hamstring injury. And away we go.

  • Andrea Bargnani’s injury odyssey in three nonsensical answers

    New York Post "Andrea Bargnani’s horoscope was positive Wednesday, but there’s no reason to think it still would be that way Thursday. Such has been life with Bargnani in Brooklyn, as the Italian 7-footer’s longstanding health issues — particularly with soft-tissue injuries — has continued this month. A tight..." October 22

  • 206d
    Andy Vasquez @andy_vasquez

    Andrea Bargnani said his hamstring problem is "nothing serious" and that he'll be back "very soon."

  • Bargnani suffers “muscle problem” in Italian win

    Pro Basketball Talk "Andrea Bargnani did not play in the second half of Sunday’s surprisingly easy Italian win over Israel. That victory sets Italy up for a huge EuroBasket game Tuesday against Lithuania. What kind of injury did Bargnani suffer? Will he be able to play Tuesday? These are excellent questions, but..." September 14

  • Andrea Bargnani left the game vs. Georgia with an ankle injury

    Sportando "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. " August 29

  • Andrea Bargnani: 'I would've played for free'

    Nets Daily "In a philosophical interview with il Fatto Quotidiano, an Italian newspaper, Andrea Bargnani said that he turned down other, higher paying jobs in the NBA because he has something to prove with the Nets. The 29-year-old signed for the vets minimum of $1.4 million with a player option on a second..." August 04

  • Nets sign Andrea Bargnani to 2-year deal, edging out Kings

    ESPN New York "The Brooklyn Nets have swooped in to sign former No. 1 overall pick Andrea Bargnani, swiping him away at the 11th hour from the Sacramento Kings. The Nets announced Sunday via their team Twitter feed that they have come to terms with ‎Bargnani, who became a free agent July 1 after playing out..." July 13

  • 291d
    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Andrea Bargnani has signed a one year deal for the veteran's minimum with the Nets with a player option for a 2nd year, per league sources.

  • 292d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Sacramento Kings are in advanced discussions with Andrea Bargnani and closing in on signing the former Knick

  • Kings in advanced discussions with Andrea Bargnani

    ESPN "The Sacramento Kings are closing in on signing former No. 1 overall draft pick Andrea Bargnani, according to league sources. Sources said the Kings and Bargnani are in advanced discussions on a deal that would send the free-agent forward to the Western Conference for the first time in his..." July 12

  • 293d
    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Former #Knicks F Andrea Bargnani tells La Gazzetta that he hasn't ruled out a return to Europe next season. Says he has several FA options.

  • Bargnani too good for Knicks? ‘Would like to win a ring’

    New York Post "Knicks president Phil Jackson would like Andrea Bargnani back for the right price because of his skill set for the triangle offense. And in an interview with an Italian sports newspaper, Bargnani indicated he would like to return to the Knicks — but winning a championship is also a factor in..." April 30

  • Knicks Prepared To Re-Sign Andrea Bargnani If He'll Accept Vet's Minimum

    Real GM Basketball "The New York Knicks will consider bringing Andrea Bargnani back because of his offensive talent, but aren’t planning to use their cap space to do so. The Knicks would surely agree to keep Bargnani on the veteran's minimum, but another team may outbid them on the free-agent market." April 08

  • Andrea Bargnani opens Fisher’s eyes with new side to his game

    New York Post "Two developments occurred at the Garden for the first time this season — one seen, one heard. When Andrea Bargnani left the court in the final minute Sunday night, he received a huge ovation from the Garden crowd. That was because the fans witnessed Bargnani playing like an animal on the..." April 07

  • Enigmatic Andrea Bargnani playing better, could return to Knicks

    New York Daily News "Andrea Bargnani didn’t just become an enigmatic, aloof 7-footer when he arrived in New York last year. He was that way as a teenager in Italy when Ettore Messina was Bargnani’s coach. “I think that’s the biggest step he has to make,” Messina, now an assistant coach with the Spurs, said on..." March 18

  • Knicks thinking unthinkable with excelling Bargnani: a return?

    New York Post "A healthy Andrea Bargnani finally is putting up big numbers in Phil Jackson’s triangle offense, and it’s putting a pause in what seemed the inevitable: the Italian’s summer departure. According to an NBA source, Jackson still is a fan and has interest in bringing Bargnani back for the right..." March 09

  • Knicks’ answer for missing Carmelo? More Bargnani

    New York Post "Certainly, it is not going to turn around the team’s fortunes but the Knicks would like to replace part, if not all, of the 24.2 points Carmelo Anthony produced before knee surgery. The Knicks would like to volunteer Andrea Bargnani for that role after he shakes off a coat of rust. “I work..." February 25

  • 445d
    NBA New York Knicks @nyknicks

    Coach Fisher says Andrea Bargnani is available to play tonight in Miami.

  • Happy New Year’s, Knicks fans! Andrea Bargnani set to return

    New York Post "It’s probably too late to save the season, but Andrea Bargnani of Italy will finish 2014 as an actual NBA player and make his season debut. Buona fortuna! Bargnani returned to his first full practice Tuesday and vowed to make his season debut on New Year’s Eve when the Knicks face the..." December 31

  • Andrea Bargnani takes big step toward return

    New York Post "Andrea Bargnani’s 20-minute on-court workout at United Center on Thursday was a big step toward rejoining Knicks practice as he is bent on making his season debut shortly, said his buddy Jose Calderon. Bargnani has not yet played this season due to hamstring and calf strains." December 20

  • Andrea Bargnani: Perfect triangle fit or continued ‘enigma’?

    New York Post "The Knicks need their European invasion to exceed expectations. The 3-10 Knicks are expected to welcome Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani onto the floor for the first time this season on Saturday when the Sixers, winless going into Friday’s matchup with the Suns, limp into the..." November 21

  • Knicks’ Bargnani, Calderon likely to return Saturday against 76ers

    New York Post "The Knicks’ 115-99 blowout loss to the Timberwolves on Wednesday night could be the last time they play without Andrea Bargnani and Jose Calderon. The Knicks are laying the groundwork not only for Bargani to make his season debut Saturday against the winless Sixers but also for Calderon to join..." November 20

  • Bargnani may play Saturday vs. Sixers

    ESPN "New York Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani participated fully in practice on Monday and may make his season debut on Saturday against the Philadelphia 76ers. Bargnani, who has been sidelined since the Knicks’ second preseason game with a hamstring injury, is schedule to scrimmage later this week...." November 18

  • Andrea Bargnani’s season debut nearly here

    New York Post "The long wait for Andrea Bargnani’s return is close to ending. Bargnani practiced fully for the first time since straining his hamstring in the Knicks preseason opener, and coach Derek Fisher said Bargnani could make his season debut Saturday against the winless Sixers at the..." November 17

  • Knicks’ worries over Bargnani amplify as he goes for MRI

    New York Post "Andrea Bargnani said he’s not sure when he will return from a right hamstring strain and admitted he’s frustrated by the injury. When two reporters from Italy interviewed him after he spoke to the New York media for the first time since being shut down Oct. 9, he said in Italian he underwent an..." October 23

  • Knicks’ big plans for Andrea Bargnani already gone awry

    New York Post "There was hope Andrea Bargnani would become a big cog in the Knicks’ triangle offense. There was hope Derek Fisher’s defensive-minded approach would rub off when training camp commenced in West Point. There was hope J.R. Smith would find his Sixth-Man-of-the-Year shooting touch and Tim Hardaway..." October 22

  • Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire, Andrea Bargnani say they are healthy and ready for triangle offense

    New York Daily News "Better check those expiration dates. Amar’e Stoudemire and Andrea Bargnani will combine for $35.4 million in expiring contracts after the upcoming season for Phil Jackson and the Knicks to have some workable cap space next summer. But both veteran big men claimed to be in good health on Monday,..." September 30

  • Trade bust Bargnani a big reason for Knicks’ awful season

    New York Post "It could end mercifully and shamefully Friday in Toronto. And you could point to the Knicks’ crash beginning with Toronto, too. As the Knicks (33-45) face the Raptors (46-32) at Air Canada Centre in what could be the night that coach Mike Woodson’s team officially is eliminated from the..." April 12

  • 779d
    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Andrea Bargnani says he still has soreness in his elbow and has no timetable for his return. No guarantees that he'll be back this year.

  • Knicks’ Bargnani becoming afterthought without a return timeline

    New York Post "Andrea Bargnani, in breaking his silence, showed off his new black elbow brace, admitted his injury was “terrible’’ and said a timetable for his return from rehab is tricky because the ligament is completely torn. But even when Bargnani does return, it appears Knicks coach Mike Woodson has..." January 31

  • Andrea Bargnani out indefinitely with torn elbow ligament

    CBS Sports "The Knicks announced Thursday that an MRI revealed forward Andrea Bargnani suffered a torn ligament in his left elbow Wednesday night. He's out indefinitely. The injury comes as just another in a long series of disasters for the Knicks, who fell to 15-27 Wednesday night in a loss to the 76ers...." January 25

  • Bargnani coming off the bench?

    ESPN "Mike Woodson did not rule out the possibility that Andrea Bargnani, who has been in a bit of an offensive funk recently, could be removed from the starting lineup. Putting Bargnani on the bench would allow Carmelo Anthony to play power forward. “That’s a possibility,” Woodson said before..." January 18

  • 858d
    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Per @Al_Iannazzone, Woodson is planning to use the lineup featuring Chandler, Anthony & Bargnani on the front line tonight vs. Orlando.

  • Sweet-shooting Bargnani’s hoops IQ leaves Knicks, fans wanting

    New York Post "Welcome to New York, Andrea! The Knicks won, but Bargnani lost Wednesday in Milwaukee. His reputation as a robotic player with a low basketball IQ has now come south across the Canadian border courtesy of the last two games. Bargnani is not the reason the Knicks are 8-17. J.R. Smith, Raymond..." December 20

  • 862d
    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Woodson said Tyson Chandler will play and start tonight . Bargnani comes off the bench.

  • 891d
    Frank Isola @FisolaNYDN

    Beno Udrih starting with Raymond Felton out. J.R. Smith back to sixth man with Iman Shumpert, Carmelo, Kenyon & Andrea Bargnani starting.

  • Andrea Bargnani’s defense impresses Mike Woodson

    New York Post "Andrea Bargnani produced 25 points Friday night, his finest performance by far in his short Knicks career, in a 101-91 win over the Bobcats in Charlotte, N.C., but coach Mike Woodson was more impressed by the 7-footer’s effort on the defensive end, in his first start at center. “Offensively, he..." November 10

  • Jason Collins won’t be Chandler’s replacement

    New York Post "Jason Collins isn’t being added to the Knicks roster. And perhaps nobody is. Coach Mike Woodson had said he would sit down with president and general manager Steve Mills and assistant GM Allan Houston on Thursday to discuss a list of available free-agent big men, but sources indicated the..." November 08

  • 903d
    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Woodson says he expects Bargnani to play 'big minutes' with Chandler out. He also expects Beno Udrih to enter the rotation. #Knicks

  • 908d
    Adam Zagoria @AdamZagoria

    #Knicks will start the big lineup with Bargnani tomorrow. Amar'e sits, Kenyon off the bench, Woodson says.

  • New Knick Andrea Bargnani hears some booing after slow start in opener

    Newsday "It was supposed to be a new beginning for Andrea Bargnani. Traded from Toronto to the Knicks in July, Bargnani has a new uniform, new teammates and a new group of hometown fans. Unfortunately for the 7-foot Italian, he also had the same old shooting problems that had plagued him last year in..." October 31

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