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2013-14 SEASON:
International veteran continued trademark backcourt steadiness and defensive intensity in second NBA season...Over 66 games (27 starts), Pablo averaged 3.8 ppg and 3.5 apg with 88- 191 FGA (.461) over 19.4 mpg...Went 65-140 (.464) from Downtown...Shot just 11-12 FTA (.917), going to the line in just seven of his 66 games on the season...Ranked third in the NBA in assists-to-turnover ratio (3.80), trailing only Clippers’ Chris Paul (4.57) and Bobcats’ Josh McRoberts (4.01)...Also finished eighth in NBA in steals-to-turnover ratio (1.12).

Led Knicks in assists 15 times and authored one double-figure assist game (career-high 10 assists on Feb. 18 at Memphis)...Two double-figure scoring games...From Downtown, had four three-homer games...Logged 30+ minutes six times...Played in 100th career NBA game on Dec. 13 at Boston. Missed 16 games (Dec. 18-Jan. 17) due to hairline fracture, right big toe suffered in third quarter of loss to Wizards, Dec. 16.

Start Stuff
Pablo started 27 games on the season (Knicks 11-16), averaging 4.6 ppg (124) and 3.9 apg (106) with 44-100 FGA (.440) over 24.1 mpg (650) as a starter...Started 18 straight games from Jan. 24-Mar. 2.

Key Games
Dec. 13: Logged a season-high 39 minutes in start at Boston, with five points (1-6 FGA) and eight assists.
Dec. 14: Season-high 11 points (4-8 FGA, 3-6 from Downtown) in win over Hawks.
Feb. 5: Hauled in a career-high seven rebounds with seven assists and five points in loss to Blazers.
Feb. 18: Dished off a career-high 10 assists in loss at Memphis...Added seven points (3-5 FGA) and five rebounds in 30 starting minutes.
Mar. 8: Season-high tying 11 points (3-6 FGA, 3-5 from Downtown) in win at Cleveland.
Mar. 26: Had seven assists in 16 bench minutes in win at Sacramento.

2012-13 SEASON:
Veteran of international play gave Knicks quality backcourt minutes throughout rookie season...Over 78 games (18 starts), Pablo averaged 3.5 points, 3.0 assists and shot .455 (100-220) over 16.2 minutes...Went 53-134 (.396) from Downtown and 22-25 FTA (.880)...Had five double-figure scoring games...Led Knicks in assists 18 times...Logged 20-plus minutes 22 times...Third on Knicks in games played (78), behind only Novak (81) and Smith (80)...Did not miss a regular season game due to injury; DNP (CD) four times...Season Highs: Points: 14* (Dec. 17 vs. Houston); Assists: 9* (twice); Rebounds: 6* (twice)...On The Leader Boards: Ranked 18th overall in the NBA in assistto- turnover ratio (2.74)...On the NBA Rookie Leader Board, ranked second in 3PT FG pct. (.396, trailing only teammate Chris Copeland, .421), third in assists (3.0) and eighth in steals (0.88)...Start Stuff: Started 18 games (Knicks 16-2) and averaged 4.1 points (74) and 3.4 assists (62) with 28-54 FGA (.519) over 21.7 mpg (390) as a starter...Started each of season’s final 18 games (Mar. 18-Apr. 17), including each game of 13-game winning streak (Mar. 18-Apr. 9)...Started alongside Chris Copeland on Mar. 18, 2013 at Utah (first career NBA start); according to Elias Sports Bureau, marked first time in Knicks history NYK started two undrafted rookies in the same game since Elias began charting starters in 1970-71...Key Games: Scored season-high 14 points (5-10 FGA, 2-6 from Downtown) in loss to Rockets, Dec. 17.... Had season-high nine assists twice in three-game span, on Dec. 28 at Sacramento and Jan. 3 vs. Spurs...Made first career NBA start with (3 pts, 3 ast, 20 min) in win at Utah, Mar. 18; first game of 13-game win streak...Logged season-high 42 starting minutes in loss at Charlotte (9 pts, 8 ast), Apr. 15...Suffered sprained right ankle in season finale win over Hawks, Apr. 17, and missed first game of ’13 Playoffs vs. Boston.
Playoffs: Averaged 4.5 points and 3.2 assists in NBA Playoff debut, going 17-43 FGA (.395) over 20.9 minutes in 11 games (10 starts)... Recorded 14 steals in 11 games (1.27 spg), including 11 in first round vs. Boston...Listed as inactive once (Game One vs. Boston, ankle)... Averaged 6.0 points with 8-19 (.421) from Downtown over 22.4 minutes in five games (all starts) vs. Celtics...Key factor in Game Six clincher at Boston with Playoff high 14 points (4-6 from Downtown) and five rebounds in 23 minutes...Notched 3.2 ppg with 5-11 (.455) from Downtown over 19.7 mpg in six games (five starts) vs. Pacers...Key factor in Game Two win with 10 points (4-4 FGA, 2-2 from Downtown), four rebounds and four assists...Playoff high six assists in Games One and Six.

Veteran of the Argentine and Spanish leagues, having played professionally since 1995...Played for Ramallo (1995-96), Belgrano (1996-98) and Obras Sanitarias (1998-99) of the Argentine League...Then played for Fuenlabrada (1999-2001), Alicante (2001-03). Caja Laboral (2003-09, 2012) and Real Madrid (2009-11) of the Spanish ACB and LEB Leagues...In final Euroleague season, averaged 7.3 points and 4.6 assists in 10 games (six starts) for Caja Laboral in 2012...Won Spanish National Championship in 2007-08, the King’s Cup three times (2004, 2006, 2009) and Spanish Super Cup three times (2005, 2006, 2008)...Two-time All-Euroleague second team selection (2006, 2007)...Led Euroleague in assists in 2005-06 (6.2 apg)...Voted best point guard in the Spanish ACB League three times.

Played for Argentina in 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics...Averaged 3.9 ppg and 5.6 apg (third on Olympic leader board) with 9-27 FGA (.333) and 4-17 from three-point range (.235) over 25.4 mpg in seven games (five starts) at 2012 London Olympics...Missed one game (Aug. 6 loss to U.S.) due to kidney stones...Had a game-high seven assists with three points in bronze medal loss to Russia, Aug. 12...Averaged 7.1 points over eight games for Bronze medal-winning Argentina at 2008 Beijing Games.

Joined Kenyon Martin along with NBA legend Felipe Lopez, DJ Hill, the Knicks City Dancers and the Rockettes to greet Knicks fans at the Chase branch at 3747 Junction Blvd in Corona as part of the Chase Basketball in the Boroughs and Beyond program, Mar. 13...Joined the rest of his teammates along with the Knicks coaching staff, alumni and a galaxy of A-list celebrities at the 15th annual Knicks Bowl presented by Foot Locker at Bowlmor Lanes at Chelsea Piers, Feb. 10, 2014, the gala, star-studded event that has raised over $2.5 million for the Garden of Dreams Foundation...Teamed up with Tyson Chandler, Amar’e Stoudemire, Raymond Felton, J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert, Andrea Bargnani, Metta World Peace, Beno Udrih, Kenyon Martin and the Knicks’ coaching staff to host WHEDco families at Knicks/Garden of Dreams Holiday Shopping Spree at Target in White Plains, Dec. 20…Joined Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire, Raymond Felton, J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert, Tim Hardaway Jr., Metta World Peace, Andrea Bargnani and Knicks alumni Jerome Williams for annual Garden of Dreams Toy Drive/Player Forum at the Garden Theatre, Dec. 3...Joined Metta World Peace and Raymond Felton to visit the Riverdale branch of Chase bank on Oct 28 as part of the season-long Basketball in the Boroughs and Beyond effort presented by Chase...Joined teammates Tyson Chandler, Amar’e Stoudemire, Metta World Peace, J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert, Carmelo Anthony, Andrea Bargnani, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Kenyon Martin to host 100 children from Harlem Dowling, a Garden of Dreams partner organization, at the annual Knicks Season Launch Party and NBA Fit basketball clinic at MSG Training Center, Oct 28.

Pablo Prigioni...Last name pronounced pri-gee-OH-nee...For the Argentine National Team, won a Gold medal at the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship, a Silver medal at the 2007 Americas Championship and a Bronze medal at the 2009 Americas Championship, in addition to Olympic Bronze in 2008...Represented Argentina in the 2006 and 2010 World Championships.

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Height: 6'3''/ 1.91m
Weight: 185 lbs./ 83.9 kg
Born: May 17, 1977
From: Argentina
Draft: Undrafted
NBA Debut: 2012
Years Pro: 3
Previous Teams:
  New York Knicks 2012 - 2014
Prior to NBA/Country: Caja Laboral (Spain)/Argentina

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