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Andrea Bargnani returns with big game

Updated: January 25, 2012, 10:28 AM ET
By Tom Carpenter, Special to ESPN.com

A strained calf kept Andrea Bargnani sidelined for six games, and the extended rest appears to have paid off. He returned to the hardwood against the Phoenix Suns Tuesday evening and cranked out a season-high 36 points. He was 10-for-21 from the field, hit all 12 of his free throw attempts and tacked on 4 3s, six boards, two steals and a block. The Raptors held him out for the better part of two weeks to be sure he was fully recovered. The fact that they felt he could play 42 minutes is a good ...

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