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Danilo Gallinari

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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:  Out For Season    INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  10/31/2014
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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Gallinari's (knee) rehab process is going as planned and it is looking increasingly likely that he will be able to return for training camp, the Denver Post reports.

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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
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 60 30.6 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Danilo Gallinari

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Danilo Gallinari – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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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
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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
Preseason Projections 26 DEN 60 1836 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
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Danilo Gallinari: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gallinari is moving without restriction as he works out on the team's practice court and in the weight room, the Nuggets’ official site reports.

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Gallinari relayed during Thursday's exit interview that he's ahead of schedule in his recovery from a total reconstruction of his left knee on Jan. 21, the Nuggets' official site reports.

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Gallinari, who underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ACL, never had the ACL repaired last June, Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Gallinari (knee) underwent reconstructive ACL surgery Tuesday and will miss the rest of the season, Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Gallinari may miss the entire 2013-14 season, Sportando reports. In a recent interview, he stated, "...The muscle tone is back, in the gym I lift weights I never lifted before. I work with the ball and changes of direction...Because it's inevitable to think about my knee, I haven't set a date for the comeback. It's a decision we will take further on. Hypothesis to miss this season? Everything can happen. It's an idea that passed through my mind. But then, maybe, I get back before."

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Gallinari (knee) is still not able to run, the Denver Post reports.

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Gallinari (knee) isn't close to making his season debut, but has denied rumors he won't return this season, the New York Post reports.

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Gallinari (knee) is still weeks away from making his return to the court, Sportando reports.

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Gallinari (knee) is set to ramp up his rehabilitation program next week.

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Gallinari (knee) has not yet begun running, as he'd hoped to do this week, and doesn't know when he will be able to, the Denver Post reports.

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Gallinari (knee) stated on Tuesday that he expects to be back in late November or early December, the Denver Post reports.

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Gallinari's estimation of a late-November return to the court was refuted by coach Brian Shaw, the Denver Post reports. "I don't think that's anything anyone can determine at this point," Shaw said.

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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.