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Andrea Bargnani

30-Year-Old    C,PF    Brooklyn Nets

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

6.6

REB

2.1

AST

0.4

STL

0.1

BLK

0.2

2015-16 NBA ROS Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Primo Pasta's spokesman signed a one-year, veteran-minium deal with the Nets this offseason after playing the last two seasons with the Knicks. Bargnani was called a "tease" this offseason by his former boss on the Knicks, president Phil Jackson, and that sentiment is probab...

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HT: 6' 11"   WT: 240 lbs   DOB: 10/26/1985  College: Italy   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #1 Overall in 2006   Show ContractHide Contract

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Andrea Bargnani Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $50 million extension in July 2009. The deal includes an early termination option in the summer of 2014. Traded to the Knicks in July 2013.

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Bargnani compiled 18 points (7-12 FG, 4-4 FT), four rebounds, and one assist across 25 minutes in Monday's 105-100 loss to the Nets.

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Andrea Bargnani NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2006-07 20 65 25.1 11.6 3.9 0.8 0.5 0.8 1.5 42.7 82.4 1.6 0.8 3.1 4.1 37.3 4.1 9.6 1.8 2.2
2007-08 21 78 23.9 10.2 3.7 1.1 0.3 0.5 1.2 38.6 84.0 1.1 0.6 3.1 3.3 34.5 3.6 9.3 1.8 2.2
2008-09 22 78 31.4 15.4 5.3 1.2 0.4 1.2 1.5 45.0 83.1 1.7 0.9 4.4 3.7 40.9 5.5 12.3 2.8 3.4
2009-10 23 80 35.0 17.2 6.2 1.2 0.3 1.4 1.5 47.0 77.4 1.5 1.3 4.9 4.1 37.2 6.7 14.3 2.3 2.9
2010-11 24 TOR 66 35.7 21.4 5.2 1.8 0.5 0.7 1.2 44.8 82.0 2.3 1.1 4.1 3.4 34.5 8.0 17.8 4.3 5.3
2011-12 25 TOR 31 33.3 19.5 5.5 2.0 0.6 0.5 1.1 43.2 87.3 2.2 0.8 4.8 3.7 29.6 6.7 15.6 4.9 5.6
2012-13 26 TOR 35 28.7 12.7 3.7 1.1 0.6 0.7 1.1 39.9 84.4 1.5 0.7 2.9 3.5 30.9 4.9 12.2 1.9 2.2
2013-14 27 NYK 42 29.9 13.3 5.3 1.1 0.3 1.2 0.7 44.2 82.4 1.4 1.6 3.6 2.6 27.8 5.3 12.0 2.0 2.4
2014-15 28 NYK 29 27.1 14.8 4.4 1.6 0.1 0.9 0.5 45.4 81.3 1.4 1.1 3.3 1.4 36.6 5.7 12.4 3.0 3.7
2015-16 29 BKN 46 13.8 6.6 2.1 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 45.5 82.5 0.6 0.6 1.5 0.3 18.8 2.8 6.1 1.0 1.2
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Andrea Bargnani NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 2 9.5 3.0 1.5 1.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 30.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 1.5 5.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 6 12.8 4.7 2.3 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.0 42.9 100.0 0.2 0.5 1.8 0.0 0.0 2.0 4.7 0.7 0.7
Last 30 Days 13 13.9 6.5 1.5 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.1 52.1 81.8 0.4 0.2 1.3 0.3 25.0 2.8 5.5 0.7 0.8
Last 5 Games 5 13.2 5.2 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 45.8 100.0 0.0 0.4 1.6 0.0 0.0 2.2 4.8 0.8 0.8
Last 10 Games 10 14.3 6.2 1.8 0.8 0.0 0.3 0.0 52.8 85.7 0.4 0.3 1.5 0.1 0.0 2.8 5.3 0.6 0.7
Last 20 Games 20 12.0 5.1 1.4 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.1 48.9 78.6 0.3 0.3 1.1 0.2 25.0 2.3 4.6 0.6 0.7

 

2015-16 NBA Game Log   Andrea Bargnani
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
2016-2Feb 10 MEM Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 8 DEN Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 6 @PHI 9 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
2016-2Feb 5 SAC 10 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2016-2Feb 3 IND 12 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
2016-2Feb 1 DET 25 18 4 1 0 0 0 7 12 4 4 0 0 0 4 0
2016-1Jan 30 @NOP 10 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
2016-1Jan 29 @DAL 11 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 2
2016-1Jan 26 MIA 24 20 1 1 0 1 0 9 12 2 3 0 0 0 1 1
2016-1Jan 24 OKC 8 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2016-1Jan 22 UTA 21 6 1 1 0 1 1 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
2016-1Jan 20 CLE 13 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2016-1Jan 18 @TOR Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 16 @ATL 10 6 0 1 0 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2016-1Jan 15 POR 14 12 1 0 1 0 1 4 7 3 4 1 1 0 1 0
2016-1Jan 13 NYK 14 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
2016-1Jan 11 SAS 15 7 2 0 0 0 0 3 6 1 1 0 0 1 1 3
2016-1Jan 9 @DET 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2016-1Jan 8 ORL Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 6 TOR 6 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
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2016-1Jan 4 BOS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-1Jan 2 @BOS 8 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
2015-12Dec 30 @ORL 14 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-12Dec 28 @MIA 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2015-12Dec 26 WAS 13 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
2015-12Dec 23 DAL 20 12 6 0 0 1 4 6 13 0 0 0 1 2 4 5
2015-12Dec 21 @CHI 19 8 5 1 0 0 1 3 8 2 3 0 2 0 5 1
2015-12Dec 20 MIN 19 11 3 1 1 0 1 3 6 5 6 0 0 1 2 0
2015-12Dec 18 @IND 22 12 5 1 0 1 0 5 9 2 2 0 0 1 4 2
2015-12Dec 16 MIA 21 10 5 0 0 0 0 5 11 0 1 0 0 2 3 2
2015-12Dec 14 ORL 20 12 3 0 0 0 2 5 8 2 3 0 0 0 3 1
2015-12Dec 12 LAC 14 11 5 1 0 0 1 3 7 5 5 0 0 1 4 4
2015-12Dec 10 PHI 23 23 6 1 0 0 0 8 15 7 9 0 0 3 3 0
2015-12Dec 8 HOU Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 6 GSW Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 4 @NYK Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 1 PHO Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 29 DET 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2015-11Nov 28 @CLE 16 6 1 0 0 0 2 3 9 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
2015-11Nov 25 @OKC 16 13 2 0 0 1 0 6 12 1 1 0 1 0 2 2
2015-11Nov 22 BOS 21 12 3 0 0 1 1 6 9 0 0 0 0 1 2 2
2015-11Nov 20 @BOS 15 5 2 1 0 0 0 2 8 1 1 0 0 1 1 1
2015-11Nov 18 @CHA 12 8 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
2015-11Nov 17 ATL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2015-11Nov 14 @GSW 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015-11Nov 13 @SAC 14 5 3 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 0 1 1 1 2 0
2015-11Nov 11 @HOU 17 8 2 1 0 1 1 3 8 2 2 0 1 1 1 2
2015-11Nov 7 @MIL 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2015-11Nov 6 LAL 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
2015-11Nov 4 @ATL 10 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2015-11Nov 2 MIL 16 5 5 0 0 0 2 1 8 3 3 0 1 4 1 3
2015-10Oct 31 @MEM 15 5 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 2
2015-10Oct 30 @SAS 16 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 0
2015-10Oct 28 CHI 22 17 7 0 1 1 1 6 13 5 5 0 1 2 5 4
Andrea Bargnani Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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#2 Center
Also Listed As:  #3 Power Forward

1.  Brook Lopez

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True Shooting Percentage

50.0%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Andrea Bargnani has a true shooting percentage of 50.0%.

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Andrea Bargnani NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2006-07 20 65 36.0 16.6 5.6 1.1 0.7 1.2 2.2 42.7 82.4 2.4 1.1 4.5 5.9 37.3 5.9 13.8 2.6 3.1
2007-08 21 78 36.0 15.3 5.6 1.7 0.4 0.7 1.7 38.6 84.0 1.7 1.0 4.6 5.0 34.5 5.4 14.0 2.7 3.3
2008-09 22 78 36.0 17.6 6.1 1.4 0.5 1.4 1.7 45.0 83.1 2.0 1.0 5.1 4.3 40.9 6.3 14.1 3.2 3.9
2009-10 23 80 36.0 17.7 6.3 1.2 0.3 1.4 1.6 47.0 77.4 1.5 1.3 5.0 4.2 37.2 6.9 14.7 2.3 3.0
2010-11 24 TOR 66 36.0 21.6 5.2 1.8 0.5 0.7 1.2 44.8 82.0 2.3 1.1 4.1 3.4 34.5 8.0 17.9 4.4 5.4
2011-12 25 TOR 31 36.0 21.0 6.0 2.1 0.6 0.5 1.2 43.2 87.3 2.4 0.8 5.2 4.0 29.6 7.3 16.9 5.3 6.0
2012-13 26 TOR 35 36.0 15.9 4.6 1.4 0.8 0.8 1.4 39.9 84.4 1.9 0.9 3.7 4.4 30.9 6.1 15.3 2.3 2.8
2013-14 27 NYK 42 36.0 16.0 6.4 1.3 0.4 1.5 0.9 44.2 82.4 1.7 2.0 4.4 3.1 27.8 6.4 14.4 2.4 2.9
2014-15 28 NYK 29 36.0 19.7 5.8 2.1 0.1 1.2 0.7 45.4 81.3 1.9 1.5 4.4 1.9 36.6 7.5 16.6 4.0 4.9
2015-16 29 BKN 46 36.0 17.3 5.5 1.0 0.2 0.5 0.2 45.5 82.5 1.5 1.6 3.9 0.9 18.8 7.2 15.8 2.7 3.2
Rest Of Season Projections 30 BKN 21 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for Andrea Bargnani
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Andrea Bargnani NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2006-07 20 65 1629 751 255 50 32 53 100 42.7 82.4 107 52 203 268 37.3 267 625 117 142
2007-08 21 78 1861 792 288 89 23 37 90 38.6 84.0 88 50 238 261 34.5 280 725 142 169
2008-09 22 78 2453 1202 416 94 34 97 119 45.0 83.1 135 70 346 291 40.9 431 958 221 266
2009-10 23 80 2801 1376 493 93 25 111 121 47.0 77.4 120 105 388 325 37.2 537 1143 181 234
2010-11 24 TOR 66 2353 1414 343 119 34 46 77 44.8 82.0 152 74 269 223 34.5 525 1173 287 350
2011-12 25 TOR 31 1032 603 172 61 18 15 34 43.2 87.3 69 24 148 115 29.6 209 484 151 173
2012-13 26 TOR 35 1003 443 128 38 21 23 38 39.9 84.4 54 26 102 123 30.9 170 426 65 77
2013-14 27 NYK 42 1257 558 222 45 14 52 30 44.2 82.4 58 69 153 108 27.8 222 502 84 102
2014-15 28 NYK 29 785 430 127 46 2 27 15 45.4 81.3 42 32 95 41 36.6 164 361 87 107
2015-16 29 BKN 46 634 304 97 18 4 9 3 45.5 82.5 26 28 69 16 18.8 127 279 47 57
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Andrea Bargnani NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2006-07 20 65 25.1 54.6 50.7 5.9 12.7 0.5 10.0
2007-08 21 78 23.9 49.5 44.8 9.1 9.0 1.0 8.6
2008-09 22 78 31.4 55.9 51.2 7.2 10.4 0.7 14.6
2009-10 23 80 35.0 55.2 52.3 6.4 8.2 0.8 16.5
2010-11 24 TOR 66 35.7 53.3 48.0 7.4 9.5 0.8 16.6
2011-12 25 TOR 31 33.3 53.8 46.7 8.8 10.0 0.9 16.2
2012-13 26 TOR 35 28.7 48.2 44.4 6.9 9.8 0.7 9.5
2013-14 27 NYK 42 29.9 51.0 47.2 6.9 8.9 0.8 12.7
2014-15 28 NYK 29 27.1 52.7 47.5 9.3 8.5 1.1 12.9
2015-16 29 BKN 46 13.8 50.0 46.1 5.2 7.5 0.7 5.3
Rest Of Season Projections 30 BKN 21 11.7 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for Andrea Bargnani
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Andrea Bargnani: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bargnani (illness) tallied 20 points (9-12 FG, 2-3 FT), one rebound, one assist, and one block across 24 minutes in Tuesday's 102-98 loss to the Heat.

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Bargnani (illness) said he will play Tuesday against the Heat, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports.

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Bargnani missed practice Monday due to an illness, Devin Kharpertian of YES Network reports.

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Bargnani (ankle) is available for Wednesday's game against the Cavaliers, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN New York reports.

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Bargnani (ankle) has been ruled out for Monday's matchup with the Raptors, Andy Vasquez of The Record reports.

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Bargnani (ankle) is listed as questionable for Monday's game against the Raptors, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports.

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Bargnani has been ruled out for the remainder of Saturday's game against the Hawks due to a sore right ankle, Andy Vasquez of The Record reports.

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Bargnani posted seven points (3-6 FG, 1-1 FT) and two rebounds over 15 minutes in Monday's 106-79 loss to the Spurs.

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Bargnani (hamstring) scored 23 points (8-15 FG, 7-9 FT) to go with six rebounds and an assist in just 23 minutes during Thursday's 100-91 win over the 76ers.

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Bargnani (hamstring) will be available to play Thursday against Philadelphia, Andy Vasquez of The Record reports.

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Bargnani (hamstring) returned to practice Wednesday and is considered probable to play Thursday against the 76ers, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports.

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Bargnani (hamstring) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against Houston, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

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2014-15

Acquired from the Raptors ahead of last season, the much maligned former No. 1 overall pick generally disappointed in his first Knicks' campaign. Before an elbow injury ended his season after 42 games, Bargnani averaged 13.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 1.2 blocks in 30 minutes per game. Furthermore, the seven-foot Italian shot 44 percent from the field, a career-low 28 percent on three-pointers, and 82 percent on only 2.4 free-throw attempts per game. Including last season, Bargnani has missed 137 games over the past three years, evidencing severe injury issues. While he did make 39 starts in his debut season with the Knicks, Bargnani is expected to come off the bench under new coach Derek Fisher. However, with oft-injured teammates Amar'e Stoudemire and Jason Smith expected to share frontcourt duties, Bargnani's involvement could spike here and there depending on who's healthy to play, and his 1.2 blocks per game could help more following Tyson Chandler being traded this offseason. Nonetheless, as a glaringly one-dimensional player, Bargnani's fantasy stock remains rooted in his point production, although his poor shooting percentages leave much to be desired. Fortunately for Bargnani, Fisher's triangle offense should provide ample opportunities to flash an improved outside stroke in what will be his contract year this season.

2013-14

Bargnani is coming off a frustrating injury-riddled season with the team that drafted him with the No.1 overall pick in 2006. Missing 47 games due to various injuries, Bargnani finished the season with averages of 12.7 points (40 percent from the field, 84 percent from the line), 3.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists, all lower than his previous run in 2011-12. From losing favor with his coach and teammates to becoming a laughingstock on his own home court, the former Raptor looks to rejuvenate his career in New York alongside superstar Carmelo Anthony. Being a player whose effectiveness depends entirely on how many shots attempts he can put up, it's hard to see Bargnani reaching 20-point figures consistently as he had in past seasons. With Anthony, J.R. Smith and other ball-dominant players on his new team, Bargnani will have to find ways to be effective without the ball. From a fantasy perspective, his upside depends on whether or not he will be able to convert three-pointers at a high clip, as the stretch forward was never known for his ability to grab rebounds, steals or blocks. This season may be Bargnani's last chance to prove he was worth the No. 1 overall draft pick. He heads into his eighth year in the NBA at 27 years of age.

2012-13

Bargnani’s 2011-12 campaign was cut in half due to a calf strain that caused him to miss 35 of 66 games. When he was healthy, though, Bargnani was productive for the most part. He continued to lead the Raptors in scoring, finishing with an average of 19.5 points per game. His efficiency (43.2 FG, 29.6 3Pt) and rebounding (5.5) left a lot to be desired, but Bargnani continued to be one of the better free-throw shooting (87.3) big men in the league. The biggest statistical knock against Bargnani has been his drop in blocks per game over the past two season, falling from 1.4 in 2009-10 to 0.5 last season. As a center who rebounds poorly, Bargnani’s value stemmed from his ability to knock down threes in volume while also blocking over a shot per game. There is a silver lining here, though, as Bargnani could be used more at forward this season. Despite his length (6-11), Bargnani is a much better fit as a stretch four or small forward. With rookie Jonas Valanciunas joining Amir Johnson and Ed Davis in the frontcourt, the Raptors will be able to play Bargnani in a role that better fits his skills. Now over his calf injury, Bargnani will have a great opportunity to bounce back and provide production in unique categories for a big man.

2011-12

After Chris Bosh left Toronto for South Beach, Bargnani was expected to take over as the face of the franchise. The former No. 1 overall pick was force fed the ball all season, leading to career-highs in field-goal attempts (17.4), free-throw attempts (5.3) and scoring (21.4). Unfortunately the extra usage put a spotlight on Bargnani’s inefficiencies, as he shot just 44.8 from the floor and 34.5 percent from downtown while turning the ball over 2.3 times per contest. All of the extra work on offense also seemed to have a negative impact on Bargnani’s play on defensive side of the ball – his rebounding dropped from 6.2 to 5.2 boards per game, and his blocks dropped from 1.4 to 0.7. The Raptors are mired in a rebuilding phase, and without any other go-to scoring options, the team will likely once again ask Bargnani to shoulder the load offensively. He has always been a better fantasy player than real-life baller, but even with the higher scoring totals, Bargnani will need to prove he can be efficient with a larger workload while also bouncing back on the defensive end of the court.

2010-11

Bargnani isn't a bad NBA player (though it's pretty hard to argue he's lived up to being a No. 1 pick), but he has the type of game that translates far better in fantasy terms. Few centers offer such versatility of three-point shooting (1.5 3pt each of the past two seasons), strong free throw ability (81.5% throughout his career) while limiting turnovers (1.5 tpg last year) and also blocking shots (1.4 bpg last season). With Chris Bosh gone, Bargnani should also improve upon last year's career-best 17.2 ppg, as he's suddenly become the focal point of a team bereft of offensive options. In fact, newcomer Leandro Barbosa is the only other player on Toronto's roster ever to average more than 13.1 points in a season. Even rookie Ed Davis from North Carolina is quite raw. This is Bargnani's team, make no mistake. His inability to rebound keeps him from the elite, but he's on the upswing and should only continue to improve moving forward.

2009-10

During his third season in the league, Bargnani finally put together the skills that made him the No. 1 overall selection in 2006, setting career highs in points (15.4), rebounds (5.3), field-goal percentage (45.0), three-pointers made (119) and blocks (1.2) while chipping in a solid 83.1 free-throw percentage. His offensive game blossomed after Toronto replaced Sam Mitchell with interim coach Jay Triano in December. Shortly after the promotion of Triano, who installed a fast-paced offense, Bargnani was permanently inserted into the starting lineup and went on to average 17.7 points, six boards, 1.3 blocks and 1.8 treys in 59 starts. Toronto rewarded Bargnani with a five-year extension following his breakout campaign, cementing his status as a cornerstone for the franchise. The Raptors also signed free agent Hedo Turkoglu during the offseason, but he shouldn’t have a negative impact on Bargnani’s status. If anything, Turkoglu’s ability to create open shots for his teammates should benefit Bargnani, as the seven-foot Italian will assume the role of light-rebounding, three-point shooting big man that Turkoglu’s teammate Rashard Lewis played in Orlando. While Bargnani will never be mistaken as a good rebounder for someone his size, his ability to hit three-pointers and swat over one shot per contest put him in rare company with the likes of Rasheed Wallace, LeBron James and Dwayne Wade.

2008-09

The No. 1 pick in the 2006 NBA Draft, Bargnani actually regressed during his second year as a pro, shooting just 38.6 percent from the floor while playing limited minutes. He also saw his points, rebounds, blocks and steals all drop from his rookie campaign. It’s too soon to call Bargnani a complete bust at this point, but he’ll need to improve dramatically for that not to be the case in the future. For someone 6-10, 250, he’s not much of a rebounder and is most comfortable playing away from the basket. He could be a sneaky source for threes, but expecting anything more than that would probably be a mistake.

2007-08

Last year’s first overall pick was expected to be something of a project as a rookie, an intriguing player with length and a nice outside shot, but also a skinny kid who would struggle to adapt his game to the NBA. Those expectations were met in the first half of the season, but Bargnani found another gear once he got his feet wet, averaging 14.5 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 three-pointers over 21 games in the season’s final three months. Appendicitis cut short his regular season, however, and although he made it back on the court for the playoffs he was clearly not back at full strength. Despite his seven-foot frame Bargnani is primarily a perimeter player, and he will likely never put up the rebounding totals you’d expect from a player his size, but his three point shooting ability will more than make up the lost value. Assuming he stays healthy this time look for Bargnani to at least match his second half totals from ’06-’07 over a full season, but his potential ceiling is much higher.

2006-07

The first overall pick won’t be expected to have a big impact this season, but his combination of size, shooting range and European background have drawn inevitable comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki. He may not have quite that much upside and there are concerns regarding his rebounding ability, but once he fills out and adjusts to the more physical NBA style of play he should be a very intriguing fantasy asset.