Report: Andrea Bargnani undergoes MRI on hamstring

Bargs has always struggled to stay on the court.
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Andrea Bargnani has had to deal with serious injury concerns throughout his career, so it only makes sense he would begin his first preseason with the Nets dealing with another physical ailment. This time, it's the hamstring. And though Bargs doesn't appear in need of an amputation, there isn't all perfect news coming from Brooklyn.

Here's more from Devin Kharpertian of The Brooklyn Game:

The Nets dropped their first preseason game to Fenerbache Ulker Istanbul without Bargnani's presence, though many can debate exactly how much the Italian would help the team's chances at winning. He has missed 175 games over the past four years with the Knicks and Raptors. 

Brooklyn Nets center Andrea Bargnani had an precautionary MRI on his tight left hamstring which came back negative, the team announced shortly before their preseason opener against Fenerbahce Ulker. Bargnani was ruled out and did not play.

“I’m good,” Bargnani said after the game. “I’ll be back very soon. You’ve just got to be conscious.” He added that he began feeling pain Saturday, attributing it to “fatigue overload” from playing in Europe over the summer. It was not a re-aggravation of any previous injury.

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