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Danilo Gallinari

26-Year-Old    SF    Denver Nuggets

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

11.3

REB

3.5

AST

1.2

STL

0.8

BLK

0.3

2014-15 NBA ROS Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Danilo Gallinari's (knee) rehab process has gone as planned, and it looks increasingly likely that he will be able to return for training camp. He missed the entire 2013-14 season due to a torn ACL, which he eventually had surgically repaired in January of this year. Still j...

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STATUS:  Game-Time Decision    INJURY:  Rest    EST. RETURN:  4/1/2015
HT: 6' 10"   WT: 220 lbs   DOB: 8/8/1988  
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #6 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Danilo Gallinari Contract Information:

Signed a four-year $42M deal with the Nuggets in January of 2012.

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Danilo Gallinari NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 28 14.8 6.1 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.1 1.1 44.8 96.3 0.5 0.5 1.5 2.6 44.4 2.0 4.5 0.9 1.0
2009-10 20 81 33.9 15.1 4.9 1.7 0.9 0.7 2.3 42.3 81.8 1.4 0.8 4.1 6.0 38.1 4.8 11.4 3.1 3.8
2010-11 21 DEN 14 30.9 14.7 5.4 1.6 0.9 0.6 1.4 41.2 77.2 1.8 0.8 4.6 3.9 37.0 3.9 9.4 5.6 7.2
2010-11 21 NYK 48 34.8 15.9 4.8 1.7 0.8 0.4 1.7 41.5 89.3 1.2 1.0 3.8 5.0 34.7 4.4 10.6 5.4 6.0
2010-11 21 DEN/NYK 62 33.9 15.6 4.9 1.7 0.8 0.4 1.7 41.4 86.2 1.3 1.0 4.0 4.7 35.2 4.3 10.3 5.4 6.3
2011-12 22 DEN 43 31.4 14.6 4.7 2.7 1.0 0.5 1.4 41.4 87.1 1.6 0.7 4.0 4.3 32.8 4.5 10.8 4.2 4.9
2012-13 23 DEN 71 32.5 16.2 5.2 2.5 0.9 0.5 1.9 41.8 82.2 1.6 0.9 4.3 5.1 37.3 5.1 12.3 4.0 4.9
2014-15 25 DEN 53 23.2 11.3 3.5 1.2 0.8 0.3 1.7 38.0 89.6 1.0 0.5 3.0 4.9 33.8 3.5 9.1 2.8 3.1
Rest Of Season Projections 26 DEN 5 33.9 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Danilo Gallinari
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 70 30.6 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Danilo Gallinari

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Danilo Gallinari NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 2 29.5 10.5 4.5 1.0 1.5 1.5 2.0 29.2 75.0 2.0 0.5 4.0 6.5 30.8 3.5 12.0 1.5 2.0
Last 14 Days 4 31.5 17.8 4.8 1.8 1.8 1.3 2.5 40.7 85.0 2.0 0.3 4.5 7.8 32.3 5.5 13.5 4.3 5.0
Last 30 Days 12 31.3 17.6 4.9 1.9 1.3 0.6 2.6 42.7 90.2 1.3 0.6 4.3 6.8 38.3 5.6 13.1 3.8 4.3
Last 5 Games 5 33.6 17.6 4.6 2.2 1.4 1.0 2.4 40.6 87.0 1.8 0.2 4.4 7.8 30.8 5.6 13.8 4.0 4.6
Last 10 Games 10 30.7 16.9 4.7 2.0 1.4 0.6 2.4 41.2 88.1 1.2 0.6 4.1 6.6 36.4 5.4 13.1 3.7 4.2
Last 20 Games 20 29.4 16.0 4.2 1.4 1.4 0.5 2.5 40.5 89.3 1.3 0.6 3.6 6.7 36.8 5.1 12.6 3.4 3.8

 

Danilo Gallinari Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Danilo Gallinari – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#1 Power Forward
Also Listed As:  #2 Small Forward, #4 Shooting Guard

1.  Danilo Gallinari

2.  Darrell Arthur

3.  Kenneth Faried

4.  J.J. Hickson

5.  Joffrey Lauvergne

Denver Nuggets

True Shooting Percentage

54.2%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Danilo Gallinari has a true shooting percentage of 54.2%.

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True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Danilo Gallinari NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 28 36.0 14.8 4.8 1.3 1.2 0.3 2.8 44.8 96.3 1.3 1.1 3.7 6.3 44.4 4.9 10.9 2.3 2.4
2009-10 20 81 36.0 16.0 5.2 1.8 1.0 0.8 2.4 42.3 81.8 1.4 0.9 4.4 6.4 38.1 5.1 12.1 3.3 4.0
2010-11 21 DEN 14 36.0 17.1 6.3 1.8 1.1 0.7 1.7 41.2 77.2 2.1 0.9 5.4 4.5 37.0 4.5 10.9 6.5 8.4
2010-11 21 NYK 48 36.0 16.5 4.9 1.8 0.8 0.4 1.8 41.5 89.3 1.2 1.0 3.9 5.1 34.7 4.5 11.0 5.6 6.2
2010-11 21 DEN/NYK 62 36.0 16.6 5.2 1.8 0.9 0.5 1.8 41.4 86.2 1.4 1.0 4.2 5.0 35.2 4.5 11.0 5.8 6.7
2011-12 22 DEN 43 36.0 16.7 5.4 3.1 1.1 0.6 1.6 41.4 87.1 1.8 0.7 4.6 4.9 32.8 5.1 12.4 4.8 5.6
2012-13 23 DEN 71 36.0 17.9 5.7 2.7 1.0 0.6 2.1 41.8 82.2 1.7 1.0 4.7 5.6 37.3 5.7 13.6 4.5 5.4
2014-15 25 DEN 53 36.0 17.5 5.4 1.9 1.2 0.5 2.6 38.0 89.6 1.5 0.8 4.6 7.6 33.8 5.3 14.1 4.3 4.8
Rest Of Season Projections 26 DEN 5 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Danilo Gallinari
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 70 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Danilo Gallinari

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Danilo Gallinari NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 19 28 413 170 55 15 14 4 32 44.8 96.3 15 13 42 72 44.4 56 125 26 27
2009-10 20 81 2749 1221 398 135 75 58 186 42.3 81.8 110 65 333 488 38.1 392 927 251 307
2010-11 21 DEN 14 433 206 76 22 13 9 20 41.2 77.2 25 11 65 54 37.0 54 131 78 101
2010-11 21 NYK 48 1671 764 229 82 38 18 83 41.5 89.3 58 48 181 239 34.7 211 509 259 290
2010-11 21 DEN/NYK 62 2104 970 305 104 51 27 103 41.4 86.2 83 59 246 293 35.2 265 640 337 391
2011-12 22 DEN 43 1351 628 202 116 42 23 60 41.4 87.1 68 28 174 183 32.8 193 466 182 209
2012-13 23 DEN 71 2309 1149 367 176 64 36 135 41.8 82.2 111 65 302 362 37.3 364 871 286 348
2014-15 25 DEN 53 1232 600 185 66 41 17 88 38.0 89.6 52 27 158 260 33.8 183 482 146 163
Rest Of Season Projections 26 DEN 5 169 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Danilo Gallinari
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 70 2142 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Danilo Gallinari

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Danilo Gallinari NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2008-09 19 28 14.8 62.1 57.6 9.0 9.0 1.0 6.2
2009-10 20 81 33.9 57.5 52.3 10.3 8.4 1.2 14.6
2010-11 21 DEN 14 30.9 58.7 48.9 9.9 11.2 0.9 14.4
2010-11 21 NYK 48 34.8 60.0 49.6 10.6 7.5 1.4 15.5
2010-11 21 DEN/NYK 62 33.9 59.7 49.5 10.4 8.3 1.3 15.2
2011-12 22 DEN 43 31.4 56.3 47.9 15.6 9.2 1.7 15.0
2012-13 23 DEN 71 32.5 56.1 49.5 13.4 8.5 1.6 15.7
2014-15 25 DEN 53 23.2 54.2 47.1 9.8 7.7 1.3 10.2
Rest Of Season Projections 26 DEN 5 33.9 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Danilo Gallinari
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 70 30.6 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Danilo Gallinari

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Danilo Gallinari 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Mar 28 at POR                                
Mar 27 UTA 28 13 4 0 1 3 2 4 14 2 2 3 8 1 3 3
Mar 25 PHI 31 8 5 2 2 0 2 3 10 1 2 1 5 0 5 2
Mar 22 at ORL 33 40 7 4 3 2 1 12 21 10 11 6 13 0 7 1
Mar 20 at MIA                                
Mar 19 at HOU 34 10 3 1 1 0 3 3 9 4 5 0 5 0 3 3
Mar 16 at MEM                                
Mar 15 at NOP 42 17 4 4 0 0 1 6 15 3 3 2 8 0 4 5
Mar 13 GSW 34 24 7 1 1 0 0 7 16 9 11 1 3 2 5 4
Mar 11 ATL 24 23 5 5 1 0 1 8 12 3 3 4 5 1 4 0
Mar 9 NYK 18 9 2 1 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 3 5 0 2 2
Mar 7 HOU 32 11 5 2 3 1 1 3 15 4 4 1 7 2 3 3
Mar 6 at SAS 31 14 5 0 2 0 1 5 12 1 1 3 7 0 5 3
Mar 4 at MIN 32 16 5 3 1 0 0 5 10 3 3 3 6 1 4 2
Mar 3 MIL 37 26 7 0 1 1 3 8 16 6 6 4 9 0 7 3
Mar 1 NOP 32 21 4 0 0 1 1 7 18 5 6 2 8 1 3 2
Feb 27 UTA 26 13 2 1 2 0 1 5 15 1 2 2 8 1 1 1
Feb 25 PHO 34 20 7 1 1 1 6 6 16 3 3 5 11 1 6 0
Feb 23 BKN 30 22 2 1 2 0 0 7 12 5 5 3 5 0 2 1
Feb 22 at OKC 19 16 2 0 0 0 2 5 11 3 4 3 6 1 1 2
Feb 20 at MIL 36 10 5 2 4 0 0 3 12 2 2 2 6 1 4 1
Feb 10 at LAL 21 4 2 0 2 1 0 1 5 2 2 0 2 0 2 0
Feb 9 OKC 14 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 6 0 0 1 6 0 1 1
Feb 6 at DET 30 12 6 3 0 0 1 4 10 2 2 2 6 1 5 1
Feb 4 at BOS 25 7 7 1 0 0 3 1 9 5 6 0 5 1 6 2
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Feb 3 at PHI 26 22 4 1 1 0 3 5 11 10 11 2 7 1 3 5
Jan 31 CHA 24 15 4 2 0 0 1 5 16 4 4 1 5 0 4 0
Jan 29 at MEM 14 8 3 0 0 0 2 3 7 1 1 1 3 1 2 0
Jan 28 at NOP 20 11 2 2 0 1 0 4 8 0 0 3 5 0 2 1
Jan 26 at LAC 18 8 2 1 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 2 5 0 2 3
Jan 25 WAS 15 7 1 2 0 0 0 1 5 4 4 1 2 0 1 1
Jan 23 BOS 17 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 2 2 0 3 0 0 0
Jan 20 SAS                                
Jan 19 at GSW                                
Jan 17 MIN                                
Jan 16 at DAL                                
Jan 14 DAL                                
Jan 9 at SAC                                
Jan 7 ORL                                
Jan 5 at MIN                                
Jan 3 MEM                                
Jan 1 at CHI                                
Dec 30 LAL                                
Dec 28 TOR                                
Dec 26 MIN                                
Dec 23 at BKN                                
Dec 22 at CHA                                
Dec 20 IND 28 19 3 1 0 0 3 7 12 4 5 1 3 1 2 1
Dec 19 LAC 24 10 3 2 0 1 3 2 5 4 4 2 4 2 1 2
Dec 17 HOU 26 16 2 2 1 0 0 4 8 4 5 4 8 0 2 1
Dec 14 SAS                                
Dec 13 at HOU                                
Dec 10 MIA                                
Dec 8 at TOR 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Dec 7 at ATL 14 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 1 1 0
Dec 5 at WAS 16 7 2 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 1 4 0 2 2
Dec 2 POR 19 9 4 0 1 0 0 3 9 2 2 1 4 1 3 1
Dec 1 at UTA 14 6 2 1 1 1 0 2 6 2 3 0 4 0 2 0
Nov 28 PHO 23 11 8 1 1 0 0 4 7 1 1 2 3 2 6 0
Nov 26 at PHO 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 2
Nov 25 CHI 29 15 5 3 0 1 1 5 9 5 5 0 1 1 4 2
Nov 23 at LAL 31 10 7 1 0 0 1 3 8 2 4 2 7 0 7 1
Nov 21 NOP 23 17 3 3 1 1 0 5 7 4 4 3 4 0 3 3
Nov 19 OKC 21 4 3 2 1 0 0 1 5 1 2 1 5 1 2 2
Nov 17 at CLE 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Nov 16 at NYK 14 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 2 2 1 5 0 1 1
Nov 14 at IND 22 12 4 0 0 0 0 4 6 1 1 3 4 0 4 1
Nov 12 POR 15 9 4 1 1 0 3 2 7 4 4 1 4 0 4 0
Nov 9 at POR 20 5 3 0 2 1 1 0 3 5 6 0 1 0 3 1
Nov 7 CLE 20 10 2 2 0 0 0 3 6 2 2 2 2 1 1 3
Nov 5 at SAC 16 7 4 1 0 0 1 1 7 4 4 1 6 0 4 1
Nov 3 SAC 14 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 2 1
Nov 1 at OKC 20 7 2 2 1 0 0 3 6 0 0 1 2 0 2 2
Oct 29 DET 18 7 3 2 1 1 1 1 8 4 4 1 5 0 3 1

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Danilo Gallinari: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gallinari (shoulder) posted 13 points, four rebounds, one steal, and three blocks in 28 minutes of action Friday against the Jazz.

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Gallinari (shoulder) will play in Friday's game against the Jazz, the Denver Post reports.

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Gallinari left Wednesday's game at the end of the third quarter and did not return after suffering a shoulder injury, The Denver Post reports.

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Gallinari (rest) started Sunday's win over the Magic and dropped a career-high 40 points (12-21 FG, 6-13 3Pt, 10-11 FT). He also had seven rebounds, four assists, two blocks and three steals.

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Gallinari (rest) will play and start in Sunday's game against the Magic.

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Gallinari will sit out to rest Friday against the Heat, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

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Gallinari posted 10 points, three rebounds, one assist, and one steal during 34 minutes of action against the Rockets on Thursday.

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Gallinari will be available Thursday against the Rockets, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

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Gallinari will rest for Monday's game against the Grizzlies, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

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Gallinari continued to shine Friday against the Warriors, posting 24 points (7-16 FG, 9-11 FT, 1-3 3Pt), seven rebounds, one assist, and one steal in 34 minutes of action.

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Gallinari had 23 points (8-12 FG, 4-5 3Pt, 3-3 FT), five rebounds, five assists, and one steal in 24 minutes Wednesday against the Hawks.

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Gallinari had a rough night shooting Saturday against the Rockets, finishing with 11 points (3-15), five rebounds, two assists, three steals, and one block.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

While he could return from a knee injury sometime in December, it wouldn't be wise to rely on his return before the calendar turns to 2014. The oft-injured sharpshooter played in 71 games before his ACL injury last season, but prior to that, we have to go all the way back to 2009-10 to find a season in which he played more than 60 games. However, once he's back and close to 100 percent, it will be quite the shot in the arm for the fantasy teams that own him. Last season, he averaged 16.2 points with 1.9 three-pointers in 33 minutes per game. Unfortunately, he has shot between 41 and 42 percent from the field in each of his last three seasons, so that seems to be a reasonable expectation once again. The Nuggets are not without options on the wing and at the four, so Gallinari will be fortunate to get 33 minutes per game again. Still, he's a career 84 percent free-throw shooter and averaged 5.2 boards and 0.9 steals per game last season, so he brings more to the table than just scoring and long-range shooting. He'll start the season on your bench but could become a weekly starter when he returns in a couple months.

2012-13

Last season was a bit of a disappointment for Gallinari and his fantasy owners. He seemed poised to breakout and become a legit go-to option for the Nuggets, but as has been the case throughout his career, injuries limited his production. He missed 23 games in 2011-12, after missing 16 games the previous season. Gallinari also dealt with back and shoulder injuries while playing internationally this summer. So, considering his previous issues staying on the court, expectations need to be somewhat tempered heading into the 2012-13 season. The Nuggets traded for Andre Iguodala this offseason and will be featuring Wilson Chandler more prominently as well, so Gallinari won’t be asked to do it all by himself. He’s never been as efficient of a shooter as many thought he’d be, but he has still put up between 14-to-16 points per game over the past five seasons.

2011-12

After a midseason trade to the Nuggets from the outside-shot-happy Knicks, Gallinari became one of the better players in the league at attacking the basket and getting to the charity stripe. And given Gallinari’s career free-throw percentage of 84.7 that should translate into increased fantasy value this coming season. Gallinari’s expected to hold down the team’s starting small forward slot again this year, and with J.R. Smith and Kenyon Martin possibly leaving the team via free agency, there should be more minutes and shots available for him, especially with Wilson Chandler - who signed with a Chinese-league team - out of the picture for the time being. Gallinari could be one of the focal points of the team’s offense, and a breakout season could be in store.

2010-11

Although Gallinari's 15.1 points per game from last season might not cry "fantasy star in the making," there are some reasons to be optimistic about the Knick's fantasy prospects for 2010-11. For one, Gallinari proved to be more durable last year than even his most ardent supporters could've probably expected. After having considerable problems with his back during his rookie campaign – complications that forced him to miss all but 28 games – Gallinari played in 81 last season. Second, was his performance towards the end of the season. During eight April contests, Gallinari took on a much larger role, as coach Mike D'Antoni took stock of his talent entering the offseason. In that time, Gallinari averaged 22.4 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.8 threes per game – all considerably above his season averages. Notably, his shooting percentage changed little over this period (43.5, as compared to 42.3 for the season), suggesting both that (a) Gallinari's success wasn't a sample-size fluke and (b) he could maintain his efficiency even while handling more possessions. Finally, it's hard not to like the way Gallinari's second NBA season compares to Danny Granger's (back in 2006-07). In almost every category that matters, the two are virtually identical: points (15.1 for Gallinari, 13.9 for Granger), rebounds (4.9, 4.6), threes (2.3, 1.3), steals (0.9, 0.8), blocks (0.7, 0.7), and field goal percentage (42.3%, 45.9%). Plus, the Italian was more than two years younger while putting up his line. Of course, that doesn't mean he'll ultimately become the present day Granger, but it bodes well, nonetheless.

2009-10

Gallinari saw his rookie campaign cut very short due to a bulging disk in his back that bothered him all season and eventually led to season-ending surgery. This is a big red flag for a young international player that already faced questions about whether he’d be physically able to compete in the NBA. On the bright side, Gallinari is expected to be healthy at the start of training camp, and he is exceedingly confident, having already announced his willingness to be the new face of the Knicks. Gallinari was a star in Europe, and as a 6-9 point forward with strong ball-handling ability he may be able to operate in a Hedo Turkoglu-like mold despite lacking upper echelon athleticism. Gallinari has a good midrange jumper and excellent passing skills, but if he’s guarded by smaller wings he’ll have to knock down the consistent trey over shorter opponents or take them to the block and score over them. Gallinari also has to beat out solid frontcourt players like Wilson Chandler and David Lee for playing time, which increases the risk of relying upon him. Nevertheless he has upside, and he is going to be playing for Mike D’Antoni who has a history as a star-maker, so Gallinari should be on your radar.

2008-09

The sixth-overall selection in the 2008 Draft, Gallinari showed a glimpse of his potential in the Vegas Summer League - the ability to run the floor, a very smooth outside shot, and the strength to finish in traffic. Unfortunately, it was a very brief glimpse - back problems ended his summer before the buzzer sounded in the Knicks' first game. Long-term, Gallinari could emerge as a really interesting combo forward and complement to Wilson Chandler. But considering his age (20), inexperience and the Knicks' glut of forwards, it's hard to imagine he'll contribute much as a rookie.

2007-08

The sixth-overall selection in the 2008 Draft, Gallinari showed a glimpse of his potential in the Vegas Summer League - the ability to run the floor, a very smooth outside shot, and the strength to finish in traffic. Unfortunately, it was a very brief glimpse - back problems ended his summer before the buzzer sounded in the Knicks' first game. Long-term, Gallinari could emerge as a really interesting combo forward and complement to Wilson Chandler. But considering his age (20), inexperience and the Knicks' glut of forwards, it's hard to imagine he'll contribute much as a rookie.