Danilo Gallinari RUMORS & NEWS

  • Gallinari not yet 100 percent, may not be ready for start of training camp

    Pro Basketball Talk "It seems like a relative eternity since we’ve seen Danilo Gallinari in uniform for the Denver Nuggets, after he suffered a knee injury near the end of the 2013 season that didn’t heal as expected, and required a second surgery in January that kept him sidelined for all 82 games this year. And..." June 11

  • Gallinari on track for camp return; will practice with Italian national team

    Denver Post "Danilo Gallinari's rehabilitation for a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee is going as planned, and the versatile Nuggets forward is on pace to be ready for the team's training camp in the fall. Gallinari is currently in Rome for the NBA's Basketball Without Borders program and..." June 05

  • Nuggets GM: Gallinari Will be Camp Ready

    Basketball Insiders "But (Nuggets GM Tim) Connelly, though disappointed in the outcome of last season, remains hopeful of regaining a healthy crew, especially with (Danilo) Gallinari. “He looks great,” Connelly said. “If there was any silver lining in the atypical fashion in which we had his knee addressed is both..." May 28

  • Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari: "I think I'll be ready for training camp"

    Denver Post "Danilo Gallinari shakes his head while he smiles. This is about where he is mentally these days, a positive outlook combined with lingering I-can't-believe-all-of-this-happened. He is with the Nuggets on this trip, Friday back in New York where he started his NBA career, his first road trip with..." February 07

  • Danilo Gallinari will miss remainder of season

    Yahoo! Sports "Nine months after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari will miss the entire 2013-14 season after having reconstructive surgery on Tuesday, sources told Yahoo Sports. Gallinari, 25, is expected to be able to return to the Nuggets early..." January 21

  • Danilo Gallinari To Miss The Entire Season?

    NuggLove "Danilo Gallinari has missed every game so far this season as he is rehabbing from a torn ACL. It appears however, that the big man could be out for the rest of the season. While he has not had a time-able yet, he was expected to back around March or even April. The news is not good at all for..." January 15

  • Nuggets on verge of paying discount rate for Danilo Gallinari

    Denver Post "As Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari continues to work toward a return from a knee injury, his time missed is approaching a level for which the team will get some of his money covered. The magic number is 41. If Gallinari misses 41 consecutive regular-season games — and this goes back to last..." January 08

  • Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari has no idea when he'll return to his team

    CBSSports.com "The Denver Nuggets are starting to get their heads together and learn how to play good basketball under Brian Shaw. They looked lost and disorganized in the first week or two of the season but have since found a way to rally while playing together. The talent on their roster and the injury to..." November 25

  • Danilo Gallinari won't hit initial return date, still weeks away

    Denver Post "Two months of knee rehab with the Nuggets has brought some clarity to forward Danilo Gallinari about the time it's actually going to take to get back on the court. It won't be next week, as he'd hoped - and said prior to the start of training camp - it would be. In fact, he does not know when..." November 24

  • 318d
    Denver Nuggets @denvernuggets

    #Nuggets injury update: F @gallinari8888 (knee) set to increase rehabilitation program this week.

  • 2013/2014 Denver Nuggets Season Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    October 29

  • Can Danilo Gallinari learn from Derrick Rose’s ACL saga?

    Denver Post "Last season while Brian Shaw was still a member of the Indiana Pacers coaching staff, he sat and talked with sidelined Bulls star Derrick Rose about his ACL injury on a trip to Chicago. Essentially, Shaw’s words were a cautionary tale. Come back too soon, Shaw warned, and you might end up..." October 26

  • 351d
    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    Danilo Gallinari (knee) shooting free throws at #Nuggets practice. He did not participate in drills. pic.twitter.com/dWI2pf7XNg

  • Gallinari: 'I should be ready for the end of November'

    Sportando "Danilo Gallinari missed Eurobasket 2013 in Slovenia due to a knee injury. Il Gallo had played the QR last summer with Italian National Team. The Denver Nuggets forward in an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport said that he will play with Italy next summer if healthy. Recovery from knee..." September 25

  • Danilo Gallinari progressing well with rehab for Nuggets

    Denver Post "There still is no timetable for the return of injured Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari to game action but his rehabilitation is going well according to his agent. "Rehab is progressing well" Lee Melchionni said. "He's doing well. Everything he's been asked to do he's done." Gallinari who has..." September 21

  • Gallinari's return on fast track

    Denver Post "Whomever the Nuggets tab as their new coach was expected to be in a bind because of Gallinari, the team's No. 2 scorer, being out until the all-star break after having knee surgery for an ACL tear. That was the projection. But in a bizarre turn of events Friday, Gallinari posted a video of himself..." June 15

  • Danilo Gallinari surgery is delayed, forward may be out longer

    Denver Post "Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari (left knee surgery) originally was expected to be ready to play Jan. 1, but Gallinari confirmed by text Thursday that he might not return until later in January or maybe even February. While Gallinari underwent surgery on his meniscus four weeks ago, he had a..." June 01

  • Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari undergoes knee surgery

    Denver Post "Danilo Gallinari is recovering from arthroscopic surgery to repair the meniscus damage in his left knee. The team announced that after a short-term rehabilitation, a date will be scheduled for Gallo to undergo surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. The first..." May 01

  • Nuggets have right guys to step up in Gallinari's absence

    Denver Post "The Nuggets, it is assumed, now are nugatory contenders. Realistically, they would not win the NBA championship with Danilo Gallinari, anyway. Even with the Western Conference's best record since the all-star break, they were as soft as a chipmunk's underbelly and, as the league's fourth-best..." April 08

  • Nuggets F Danilo Gallinari out for the season with ACL tear

    NBA.com "An MRI exam today revealed that Denver Nuggets F Danilo Gallinari suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee during Thursday night’s game against the Dallas Mavericks. The MRI showed no signs of other ligament or meniscus damage. He will miss the remainder of the 2012-13..." April 05

  • Nuggets rally after Danilo Gallinari injures knee, edge Dallas Mavericks 95-94

    Denver Post "This. One's. For. Gallo. With Danilo Gallinari out of the game because of a knee injury -- a source close to the situation said Gallo thinks it's an ACL tear -- Nuggets teammate Andre Iguodala made a stupendous drive from the right wing. Dre hit the left-handed layup, with 2.8 seconds left,..." April 05

  • Nuggets’ Danilo Gallinari on DeMarcus Cousins: “He said a lot of bad stuff”

    Denver Post "What a kerfuffle. Gallo and DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings’ jester, got into it during Tuesday night’s Denver win in Sacramento. Denver Post stringer Mark Billingsley described the scene in the third quarter: Cousins pushed Gallinari to the ground on one possession, and Gallinari got up to..." March 06

  • 565d
    John Rohde @

    Gallinari will play for #Nuggets vs. #Thunder tonight.

  • Gallinari out vs Lakers with bruised left thigh

    San Jose Mercury News "The Denver Nuggets will be without leading scorer Danilo Gallinari against the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night as the forward sits out with a bruised left thigh. Gallinari only played sparingly in a win over Charlotte on Saturday. He's averaging 16.9 points this season. Nuggets coach George..." February 25

  • 575d
    Chris Tomasson @

    Sources say Nuggets turned down a trade offer earlier this season of Danilo Gallinari for Rudy Gay.

  • Gallinari scores 26, leads Nuggets past C's

    Denver Post "They questioned it, folks in the front office, folks across the Front Range. Should Denver trade Danilo Gallinari? It was in late November, and the sharpshooter wasn't even shooting 40 percent. The Nuggets received calls about the 24-year-old forward, but the front office decided to wait. Let..." February 20

  • 576d
    Chris Dempsey @

    #Nuggets G Andre Iguodala (neck) and F Danilo Gallinari (sinus infection) are both expected to play tomorrow vs Boston.

  • 582d
    Denver Nuggets @

    #Nuggets F Gallinari (sinus infection) and Iguodala (neck strain) will not play tonight at Toronto

  • Denver Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari becoming a pressure cooker in fourth quarter

    Denver Post "The Danilo Gallinari Watch is kind of like keeping an eye on the next big storm off the coast. There are computer models and projections of how big it will grow, but whether it actually reaches its potential is uncertain. For Nuggets coach George Karl, this results in a bit of an eye-rolling..." February 01

  • Why I wouldn't trade Gallinari in a Celtics deal including Paul Pierce

    Denver Stiffs "The Nuggets have assets. Stacks and stacks of assets who make very reasonable racks on racks. We're talking opportunity and money. Hasn't Masai Ujiri been hording assets for a reason? Hasn't that reason been to pounce on a Superstar as soon as one becomes available? Are Paul Pierce, 35, and..." January 29

  • Denver Nuggets defeat Dallas Mavericks 106-85 on road; career-high 39 by Danilo Gallinari

    Denver Post "While Dallas toiled, and eventually gave away a game in Oklahoma City on Friday night, the Nuggets sat back in hotel rooms in Dallas and watched. For once, they were the team lying in wait to catch another on the second of a back-to-back set. So many nights in this early season, they have been..." December 29

  • Danilo Gallinari believes Nuggets may be better than last year's team

    Denver Post "The Italian in America answered the question in Spanish. "Creo que si, creo que si." We all knew that Danilo Gallinari was a versatile guy, but wow. The trilingual Nuggets forward, doing an interview with Univision on Tuesday, was asked if this Nuggets team was better than last season's..." October 31

  • Nuggets should deal Lawson, Afflalo and Gallinari for LeBron James

    Denver Post "The difference between your Denver Nuggets and Oklahoma City is bigger than Kevin Durant, the planet's best basketball player. The Thunder's young guns want nothing less than championship rings. The Nuggets will settle for Good Job, Good Effort T-shirts. Something needs to change. Bring..." June 08

  • Nuggets, Danilo Gallinari haunted by Game 7 fright night

    Denver Post "Too angry and embarrassed to sleep, Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari must stare down a tough question: Did the pain of his NBA playoff experience help him grow, or expose him as a performer who shrinks in big moments? Ever seen a 6-foot-10 man disappear? Gallinari did in Game 7 against the..." May 15

  • Time for Nuggets to let Ty Lawson, Danilo Gallinari and Kenneth Faried run wild

    Denver Post "The future can't wait for the Nuggets. It is time for coach George Karl to realize: Wherever this young NBA team is going, Ty Lawson, Danilo Gallinari and Kenneth Faried will lead the way. Let the young guns play, Coach. Lawson, Gallinari and Faried can't learn how to be stars on the..." April 16

  • Danilo Gallinari needs to step it up in battle for playoffs

    Denver Post "There was no Gallo flow, though that might have been thwarted by his recovering fractured thumb or by Metta World Peace. Either way, the Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari scored just seven points in Friday's 103-97 loss at the Lakers. The guy who averages 15.1 points per game didn't play at all in the..." April 15

  • Nuggets coach George Karl hopes to have Danilo Gallinari back in lineup soon

    Denver Post "So, when is Danilo Gallinari coming back? That's the question Nuggets fans are asking, as the budding star remains sidelined with a left thumb fracture. "I don't think it's going to be this week, but we'll try to push him sometime next week to get on the practice court and then push it a..." March 29

  • With Gallo and Miller out, and a playoff spot up for grabs, the Nuggets preach accountability

    Denver Post "The towels were terrible. Nuggets president Josh Kroenke recently told a story about accountability within the organization. "Al Harrington held us accountable because he felt the towels in the locker room were too old," Kroenke said. "So we made sure we got new towels." It was a..." March 21

  • Nuggets rally behind Gallinari, Nene to beat Atlanta 118-117 in OT

    Denver Post "There's an old line about how to win in basketball — it's not about X's and O's as much as Jimmies and Joes. But not, it seems, Zazas. The Atlanta coaching staff drew up a beautiful X's and O's play with 2.2 seconds left Tuesday night, but Zaza Pachulia missed an open layup in the final ticks..." March 14

  • Gallinari helps Nuggets rout Kings; Ty Lawson sprains his left ankle

    Denver Post "On a day when the Nuggets took major steps toward solidifying what they feel is a strong, talented young nucleus of players, the need for such depth was underscored. The Nuggets may be without a third young star as point guard Ty Lawson sprained his left ankle midway through the second quarter..." January 26

  • Gallinari's game vs. Melo reveals his full potential

    Denver Post "It was just one night — one statement-making, magical, memorable night, but, yes, just one night. Still, there was Denver's Danilo Gallinari, out-Meloing Melo. "It's always great to match up against a superstar," Gallinari said, "because you always want to improve yourself and play against the..." January 23

  • Gallinari shines

    New York Post "This is who the Knicks thought Danilo Gallinari would be. Returning to Madison Square Garden for the first time since February's trade to the Nuggets for Carmelo Anthony, the former Knicks' first-round pick showed all that had once been envisioned of him, leading the Nuggets to a 119-114 double..." January 22

  • Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari: Go-to player good to go this season

    Denver Post "Leggy ladies and guys squeezed into skin-tight shirts. Flowing hair and fedoras. The Big Shots, a European pop trio, wearing T-shirts that say "MADE IN ITALY" — with a red X over the E. The music video for "Party Start-Party Stop," this infectious Italian import, is a trip (and a YouTube..." December 19

  • Danilo Gallinari a bench player? (In Italy, not in Denver!)

    Denver Post "Danilo Gallinari is a budding star in the NBA and a superstar in his native Italy, but he only started a couple games this fall because his coach in Milan figured the lockout would end – and the coach wanted to his starters to bond on the court. "It was a little bit (weird) — I wasn't used to..." December 09

  • Gallinari may return Friday at Orlando

    Denver Post "Remember Danilo Gallinari? The Nuggets are being extremely cautious about the new Nugget, who hasn't played since Feb. 25 at Portland because of a fractured big toe. And it's becoming more likely that he'll miss Wednesday at Atlanta, returning Friday at Orlando. Also, Arron Afflalo didn't..." March 15

  • Gallo could replace Melo for Nuggets

    Denver Post "Gallo gallops. He runs the court like a thoroughbred (the Italian stallion?), his long strides and fortified frame charging toward defenders daring enough to draw a charge. All Friday night, Danilo Gallinari, the guy they call "Gallo," was eccellente. In the Nuggets' overtime loss at Portland,..." February 27

  • Gallo could erase curse of the Big Euro

    Denver Post "Danilo Gallinari was 15 the first time Nuggets executive Masai Ujiri saw him play in Europe. His most impressive basketball skill was his handle. "He's really grown since then," Ujiri said Tuesday just off the Nuggets' practice floor, where the 6-foot-10 Gallinari was finishing his first..." February 24

  • Ex-Knicks Are Eager to Strut Their Stuff

    New York Times "There is always another side to a trade. For the four former Knicks - Raymond Felton, Danilo Gallinari, Wilson Chandler and Timofey Mozgov - it came in the shadows of the elation and expectations of the Knicks' acquisition of Carmelo Anthony, and also at their expense. Felton and Chandler's..." February 24

  • Nets trying to trade for Aaron Brooks or Danilo Gallinari

    New York Daily News "The relationship with Devin Harris seems damaged beyond repair, and the Nets have been exploring different ways to ship out the most accomplished player on their roster. At least one proposal is based on the Knicks finalizing a deal with Denver. According to Yahoo! Sports, the Nets, Nuggets and..." February 22

  • Gallinari: Arrivederci, N.Y.

    New York Post "Danilo Gallinari knows it's just business -- but that doesn't make leaving the Knicks any easier for him. "To be honest with you, it's tough to leave New York. It's tough," the forward said after what became his final Knicks practice. "But it's a part of the NBA life and it's a part of how the..." February 22