Thunder vs. Spurs

B/R Presents NBA Emoji

Woodson: Bargnani Will Get 'back on His Game' with Knicks

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Woodson: Bargnani Will Get 'back on His Game' with Knicks
Claus Andersen/Getty Images

LAS VEGAS – Knicks coach Mike Woodson said he believes Andrea Bargnani will turn over a new leaf in the Big Apple now that's he gone from The Maple Leaf of Canada. The Toronto Raptors were desperate to get rid of Bargnani, who had fallen out of favor with Canadian fans after failing to live up to being the No. 1 pick in the draft. The trade was approved by the NBA on Wednesday. The Knicks believe with their player-development staff, they will get the 7-foot Bargnani back on track as he'll wear a new number – 77. “I don't knock anybody's camp and what they're doing,'' Woodson said Wednesday before the Knicks summer league practice at UNLV. “Fact he was available was good enough for me. I thought Bargnani has the opportunity to get back on his game with us. I'll put him in the best position I can to see that happens in terms of him being successful in helping us win. Read more: Woodson: Bargnani will get 'back on his game' with Knicks http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/knicksblog/knicks_gm_grunwald_center_like_bargnani_gPN2hs54qkD173dkI94yrK#ixzz2Yh7an3zE

Load More Stories

Follow New York Knicks from B/R on Facebook

Follow New York Knicks from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Out of Bounds

New York Knicks

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.