Five things I learned in Italy this year
One of the great bonuses this year was the fact that the camp was being held near where Bargnani was practicing in preparation for the Italian League finals. ESPN Insider was the only media source with access to him, and several teams, including the Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Clippers, Atlanta Hawks and Minnesota Timberwolves, evaluated him in meaningful settings. We ended up seeing him in two practices and one Italian Finals game. And as it happens, just days before the draft Bargnani is the only top prospect NBA teams and journalists can still watch in organized competition.
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