Now you can finally play as the likes of Acie Law, Andres Nocioni and Sonny Weems in your favorite video game, as you have not been able to do since those guys were dumped from the NBA for not being very good.
Those players, now plying their trades overseas, could be available for play in NBA 2K14, the next edition of 2K Sports’ signature basketball video game. The game will include...
This is as good of an ankle breaker as you will see in any basketball game, ever. Poor Andres Nocioni looked like he was a lost child wandering around a mall with his pants down around his ankles. Poor little guy will have nightmares about this for quite a while. Argentina beat Brazil to land themselves in the semi-finals.
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Every time I see a killer crossover now, I just think "BROKEN ANKLES" from the Kobe Bryant Nike commercial.Here is Brazil's Leandro Barbosa breaking Argentina's Andres Nocioni ankles in the semifinal round of the 2012 London Summer Olympics:
We’ve had some pretty great moments in Olympic basketball thus far, and the best ones have yet to come with the later stages coming up. Athletic players tend to thrive in international play, as the games can get more wide open and become a track meet.
You can now add Andres Nocioni to the list of the victims.
Watch the mean crossover that Leandro Barbosa gave Nocioni in today’s...
Earlier today Argentina’s men’s basketball team got the better of South American foe Brazil 82-77 to advance to the semifinals for the third consecutive Olympics. Familiar names to NBA fans led the way for Argentina as Luis Scola scored 17, Manu Ginobili and Carlos Delfino each added 16, and Andres Nocioni had 12. [...]
The Philadelphia 76ers said forward Andres Nocioni did not make the trip with the team for Saturday's game at Chicago.
Nocioni was with the 76ers for Friday night's 84-78 loss to Miami, but did not play.
According to the team, Nocioni is still on the active roster, but the team is allowing him to explore other options.
''His official status is that I don't...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2012
Philadelphia fans love a hardworking, blue-collared player. They also respect the players that give it their all on every play.
When a player just “goes through the motions,” it’s considered a slap in the face to not only the team, but to the fans.
That is why Andres Nocioni might be losing some support from the fans (if he even had any before).
As I mentioned in a previous...
It hasn’t been in play since 2005, but the new CBA deal now contains something called an “amnesty clause.”
This clause gives the organization to waive one “bad contract” if it meets the requirements. Once the player is released, the salary of that player does not count against the cap, even though the organization is still required to pay the player the given amount of...
We're seeing a rise in signings now that the 2011-12 NBA season truly seems to be in danger of being cancelled. Now another NBA player is getting back into competitive basketball with the news that Philadelphia Sixers forward Andres Nocioni has signed back home in Argentina with the club Peñarol de Mar del Plata for an upcoming national tournament called "The Super 8"...
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Andres Nocioni has signed a one-month contract to play with a team in Argentina.
Nocioni's salary to play in his native country is expected to be a mere pittance, according to the webiste TalkBasket.net.
The report said sponsors were needed to cover the cost of insurance, estimated to be about $50,000.
Nocioni, who will turn 32 on Nov. 30, averaged...