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.Andrea Bargnani Toronto Raptors

Position: PF
Height: 6-11 / 2,11
Weight: 220 lbs. / 108,9 kg.
Born: 10/26/85
Hometown: Rome (Italy)

  Strengths: Nice face-the-basket game for his size... Good shooter... Pretty long... Good athleticism.
Weaknesses: Not a great rebounder... Strong enough for the NBA?
Season highs: 20 points vs. Panathinaikos, nine rebounds vs. Efes Pilsen and three blocks vs. Strasbourg.
Grew up with Basket Treviglio (Italy).
Moved to Montepaschi Siena in 2001-02. Sent on loan to Mens Sana Roma (Italy).
Moved to Stella Azzurra Roma (Italy) in 2002-03.
Moved to Benetton Treviso (Italy) in 2003-04.
Selected by the Toronto Raptors as 1st overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft. First European player chosen with the top overall pick.
Played in the Nike Hoop Summit in 2004.
Won the Italian Cup with Benetton Treviso in 2004 and 2005.
Won the Italian League with Benetton Treviso in 2006.
Won the Euroleague Rising Star Trophy in 2006.
Named Best Player Under 21 of the Italian League in 2006.
Member of the Italian National Team.