Archive for the ‘Andrea Bargnani’ Category

Toronto Raptors v Washington Wizards

It was an ugly ball game and the Raptors beat a team that’s more than 20 games under .500, but the Wizards had been playing very well of late and the victory makes it five straight for the Raps while giving Toronto its first three-game road winning streak since 2007 and its first win in Washington since 2009.

Here are some thoughts on the game…

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2013 Sprite Uncontainable Game

Andrea Bargnani at the All-Star festivities in Houston…just not doing All-Star things

With the plethora of rumours and reports linking him to various teams, everyone just assumed that by Thursday’s trade deadline, Andrea Bargnani’s tumultuous time in Toronto would have mercifully come to an end, also bringing about the end of the Primo Pasta and Sauce commercials we’ve been subject to for the last few years.

Unfortunately for those fans, it sounds like we may have to wait a while longer…

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Boston Celtics v Charlotte Bobcats

Alright, Raptors/Bargnani related trade rumour no. 5347847 – ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that “Charlotte’s growing determination to move Ben Gordon has presented Toronto w/another Andrea Bargnani suitor.”

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Philadelphia 76ers v Sacramento Kings

As the plethora of Raptors-related trade rumours – most of which will likely include Andrea Bargnani – roll in leading up to Thursday’s trade deadline, I’ll try to post some quick thoughts and analysis on each one. So far this season when it comes to Bargnani, we’ve already talked about blockbuster deals like trading for Pau Gasol, Carlos Boozer and Pau Gasol again. Perhaps an indication of just how low Bargs’ trade value is right now though is the latest report.

On Friday, Fox Sports Ohio reported that according to sources, the Raptors have engaged the 76ers in Bargnani trade talks, with Sam Amico writing that “a Western Conference executive suspects it would involve center Spencer Hawes.”

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Toronto Raptors v New York Knicks

The Raptors and Knicks came together for a truly ugly game of basketball on Wednesday night at The Garden, but Toronto came out on the right side of that slug fest to carry a four-game winning streak into the All-Star break.

Here are some thoughts on the game…

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