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04:21 PM ET 03.13 | Adding the latest chapter to a frustrating year for the former top pick, Toronto Raptors big man Andrea Bargnani will miss the remainder of the season with an elbow injury, the team announced Wednesday. For a player that once appeared to be the cornerstone of Canada's lone franchise, it's difficult to imagine this season going much worse for Bargnani. Before seeing his season end prematurely, the Italian big man battled other injuries, trade rumors and ineffectiveness, posting his worst scoring figures since his second season in the league. If the rumors are to believed, this injury could signify the end of the road for Bargnani in Toronto, as the Raptors will likely be aggressive in moving his contract this summer.

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March 13, 2013  04:53 PM ET

Didn't realize he was playing anyway..

March 13, 2013  05:16 PM ET

Time for a change of scenery..like over-seas-not-NBA-type scenery.

March 13, 2013  06:12 PM ET

This dude sucks

March 13, 2013  06:12 PM ET

for real, which team would want him? How does he contribute? I would give him 10 minutes max.

March 13, 2013  09:43 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

for real, which team would want him? How does he contribute? I would give him 10 minutes max.

Kentucky could use him with Noel out.

March 14, 2013  12:37 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

This dude sucks

"Sucks" is kind of a harsh word... Though I do agree that he definitely should not have been a top pick and a 7 footer averaging 4 rebounds is a bit pathetic...

March 14, 2013  07:55 AM ET

Our Canadian brethren can now exhale and say Hell Yeah....

March 14, 2013  09:47 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Didn't realize he was playing anyway..

How do you injure your elbow while on the IR ... did he get hurt posting on FN??

March 14, 2013  10:07 AM ET

You Can't Run With The Big Dogs, Bro.

March 14, 2013  10:57 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

for real, which team would want him? How does he contribute? I would give him 10 minutes max.

You're a hating troll that has probably never seen him play, so I will not dignify your ignorant comment with a response--OH CRAP, I JUST DID!!!

March 14, 2013  11:19 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

.......which team would want him........

The Bulls wanted him.
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And I really hope they don't pursue him. He's owed $23 million over the next two seasons.....and it can be argued that he's not worth half that.

 
March 14, 2013  11:25 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

.......a 7 footer averaging 4 rebounds is a bit pathetic...

It's not just the rebounds.....although that's a big part of his failures.

This is a guy couldn't guard a tree if it swayed in the breeze.
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And he's supposed to be a shooter......but he' a 30% shooter from 3-point range over the past two seasons.
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This guy is Dirk Noviski.......without the 'game' or the heart.

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