Andrea Bargnani
Andrea Bargnani
Bargnani playing for Knicks
Free agent
Position: Power forward
Personal information
Date of birth: October 6, 1985 (1985-10-06) (age 33)
Place of birth: Rome, Italy
Nationality Itаly Flag Italian
Height: 7 ft 0 in Weight: 250 lbs
Professional debut
International: 2002 for Stella Azzurra Roma
NBA: 2006 for the Toronto Raptors
Career information
NBA Draft: 2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Euroleague Rising Star (2006)
  • Italian League Best Player Under 22 (2006)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2007)

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.

European Career

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.

NBA Career

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.