Pablo Prigioni

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Pablo Prigioni
Pablo Prigioni NYK 2013.jpg
Prigioni with the Knicks
No. 9 – New York Knicks
PositionPoint guard
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born(1977-05-17) May 17, 1977 (age 36)
Río Tercero, Córdoba
NationalityArgentine / Italian[1]
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
Pro playing career1995–present
Career history
1995–1996Ramallo (Argentina)
1996–1998Belgrano San Nicolás (Argentina)
1998–1999Obras Sanitarias (Argentina)
1999–2001Fuenlabrada (Spain)
2001–2003Lucentum Alicante (Spain)
2003–2009Tau Ceramica (Spain)
2009–2011Real Madrid (Spain)
2011–2012Caja Laboral (Spain)
2012–presentNew York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
 
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Pablo Prigioni
Pablo Prigioni NYK 2013.jpg
Prigioni with the Knicks
No. 9 – New York Knicks
PositionPoint guard
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born(1977-05-17) May 17, 1977 (age 36)
Río Tercero, Córdoba
NationalityArgentine / Italian[1]
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
Pro playing career1995–present
Career history
1995–1996Ramallo (Argentina)
1996–1998Belgrano San Nicolás (Argentina)
1998–1999Obras Sanitarias (Argentina)
1999–2001Fuenlabrada (Spain)
2001–2003Lucentum Alicante (Spain)
2003–2009Tau Ceramica (Spain)
2009–2011Real Madrid (Spain)
2011–2012Caja Laboral (Spain)
2012–presentNew York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com

Pablo Prigioni (born May 17, 1977) is an Argentine-Italian professional basketball player who currently plays for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Player profile[edit]

A creative, pass-first 6'3" point guard, Prigioni led the Euroleague in assists during the 2005–2006 season. He was voted to the Spanish ACB League's All-ACB Team in 2006, 2007, and 2009. He is also a good defender -- he led the Spanish League in steals during the 2002–03 season.

He has also been selected to the Spanish ACB League All-Star Game. He was also selected to the All-Euroleague Second Team two times during the 2005–06 and 2006–07 seasons.

Professional career[edit]

Prigioni began his professional career with Ramallo of the Argentine LNB League during the 1995–96 season. He then moved to the Argentine club Belgrano San Nicolás. In 1998, he transferred to the Argentine club Obras Sanitarias. In 1999, he moved to the Spanish ACB League club Fuenlabrada, where he stayed until 2001.

In 2001, Prigioni joined the Spanish club Lucentum Alicante, and he played there until 2003. In 2003, Prigioni joined the Euroleague team Saski Baskonia. With Baskonia he won several titles, including: 3 Spanish King's Cups in the years 2004, 2006, 2009, 4 Spanish Supercups in the years 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and the Spanish Championship in 2008.

In 2009, he joined Real Madrid.[2] In August 2011, he returned to Caja Laboral, signing a one-year deal.[3]

NBA[edit]

On July 24, 2012, Prigioni signed a one-year contract with the New York Knicks for the rookie minimum.[4] He became the team's starting point guard for the last two months of the Knicks's 2012-13 season as well as for the playoffs. In Game 6 of the New York Knicks' first round playoff series versus the Boston Celtics, Prigioni made 3 three-pointers in the first quarter. The Knicks won 88-80 to advance to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in 13 years.[5]

On July 10, 2013, Prigioni re-signed with the Knicks.[6]

Euroleague career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GPGames played  GS Games started MPG Minutes per game
 FG% Field-goal percentage 3P% 3-point field-goal percentage FT% Free-throw percentage
 RPG Rebounds per game APG Assists per game SPG Steals per game
 BPG Blocks per game PPG Points per game PIR Performance Index Rating
 Bold Career high
Led the league
YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPGPIR
2003–04Tau Ceramica201022.7.452.409.8102.14.01.9.26.08.9
2004–05Tau Ceramica21719.5.394.313.8932.03.01.1.04.46.6
2005–06Tau Ceramica252227.1.462.368.8372.16.22.2.05.811.7
2006–07Tau Ceramica231325.3.442.352.9132.84.72.5.06.611.6
2007–08Tau Ceramica25223.7.375.327.9072.74.11.5.07.09.0
2008–09Tau Ceramica211926.6.433.427.5452.54.31.5.06.49.5
2009–10Real Madrid201927.6.422.328.8612.54.31.5.17.010.1
2010–11Real Madrid181325.5.370.344.7622.63.41.4.05.48.8
2011–12Caja Laboral10628.6.439.308.8463.24.62.2.07.312.8
Career18311125.0.420.355.8512.54.41.7.06.29.7

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GPGames played  GS Games started MPG Minutes per game
 FG% Field goal percentage 3P% 3-point field goal percentage FT% Free throw percentage
 RPG Rebounds per game APG Assists per game SPG Steals per game
 BPG Blocks per game PPG Points per game Bold Career high

Regular season[edit]

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2012–13New York781816.2.455.396.8801.83.00.90.03.5

Playoffs[edit]

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2013New York111020.9.395.433.5001.53.21.30.14.5

Argentine national basketball team[edit]

As a member of the Argentine senior men's national basketball team, Prigioni played for Argentina at the 2006 FIBA World Championship. He won the silver medal at the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship. Prigioni was also a member of the Argentine national team that competed at the 2008 Olympic Basketball Tournament and won the bronze medal.

He also won the bronze medal at the 2009 FIBA Americas Championship, and the gold medal at the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Argentine national team[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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