HoopsHype Andres Nocioni rumors


February 2, 2012 Updates

The 76ers' Andres Nocioni will play for Argentina at the London Olympics. "We're getting the group together for one last run," the former Bull said of the country's longtime core featuring NBAers Manu Ginobili, Luis Scola, Carlos Delfino and Fabricio Oberto. "We're still young." Chicago Tribune

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Miguel Romano: Chapu Nocioni unlikely to continue in the NBA. He wants to play in Europe. Hopes to be amnestied or negotiate his departure. Twitter

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You look very moved, very happy about this success [winning the Super 8 tournament in Argentina]. Andres Nocioni: It's just that one must not forget what the essence of this sport is. As much as I play in another world, I like this. I'm very much a small-town man. I'm happy in this atmosphere, with people shouting and supporting us, with the respect showed by my teammates, playing with friends like Leo Gutiérrez and Sergio Hernández. I enjoyed this much more than I would winning an NBA title. I'm happy like this, here I play because I like it and I can feel it, there in the United States I play because it's my job. La Nacion

November 17, 2011 Updates

The unbelievable thing is that Andres Nocioni accepted to play without an insurance because, as he explained, "it was something complicated and very expensive for the club and at the end it didn't cover it all. Also, it would take more days for me to start playing, it could even prevent me from playing the Super 8 tournament. I took that decision because I love basketball, I need to play." Cancha Llena

Though Ginobili, the All-Star guard, has said he would not consider playing overseas unless, and until, the entire NBA season is canceled, he has gotten offers from European teams on a daily basis, according to his agent. “Nothing is imminent,” Herb Rudoy, Ginobili’s Chicago-based agent reported, via text message, “although we field inquiries from European teams every day.” Giniobili offered Splitter congratulations for his signing in Valencia via a Twitter posting. San Antonio Express-News

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Andres Nocioni could be another option. Caja Laboral has priority to sign him if he returns to Europe. El Correo

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