Bargnani playing for Knicks
|Date of birth:||October 6, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Rome, Italy|
|Height: 7 ft 0 in||Weight: 250 lbs|
| International: 2002 for Stella Azzurra Roma|
NBA: 2006 for the Toronto Raptors
|NBA Draft:||2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st|
|Career highlights and awards|
Andrea Bargnani (born October 6,1985 in Rome, Italy) is an Italian professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. Bargnini was drafted first overall by the Raptors in the 2006 NBA Draft.
He began his career in the 2002-03 season playing for the Stella Azzura Rome in the Euroleauge. Bargnini scored 13 Points a game and 4 rebounds. In 2003-04 he signed with Italy's Benetton. He scored 12 points a game and 5 reobunds to lead Benetton to the Euroleauge championship.
His was drafted first overall in the Draft. He played his first game against Sacramento Kings he scored 20 pooints and grabed 4 reboundts. So far (as of 3.21) he has played 25 minutes scoring 11 points per game and grabbing 4 rebounds a game.