HoopsHype Danilo Gallinari rumors

November 24, 2013 Updates

"Ahead of me I have a lot of things to do - running on the court, being able to do cutting and everything that you do on the court, and be able to play," Gallinari said. "So a lot of stuff. What we are doing now, we are able to run on the AlterG, this anti-gravity machine. We're able to do that and other stuff in the weight room." And that's about it. Gallinari doesn't have a date for when he'll begin on-court running. For those expecting a quick return from the Nuggets second-leading scorer last season, patience will be needed. Gallinari admitted he was a bit overzealous with his initial time frame for returning. Denver Post

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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 like an old teammate of his – Penny Hardaway. “He was a great player, tore his knee up, came back to early and never was the same player ever again,” Shaw said. “I did have that conversation with Derrick Rose one time when we played Chicago. I told him about the story with Penny. He’s at the point now obviously in his mind, he’s ready.” Denver Post

But is there something Gallo can learn from Rose and how he handled his situation? “I’m sure there is,” Shaw said. “One thing is that, you know when you’re ready better than anybody else. The doctors can prognosticate, and they can set a date. But if in your mind and physically you don’t feel like you’re there, it can affect you.” Denver Post

September 25, 2013 Updates

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 injury. I'm very happy with how things are going even if the path is still long. It 'been a summer of hard work. Eight hours a day. You see the ball just in picture and the time never passes. But I can see the results of the hard work and according to the doctors I should be ready for the end of November. Sportando

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Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari could return by December as opposed to February, a league source told The Denver Post. Gallinari, who underwent knee surgery at the end of the season, had been projected by the Nuggets to miss half of the 2013-14 season. But Gallo posted a video on his official Facebook page Friday in Italian, and in the video Gallo said his left ACL wasn't torn and his recovery time will be "completely different" than previously reported, according to the Italian journalist Davide Chinellato. He is a writer for Italian La Gazzetta dello Sport and translated Gallo's video and posted the quotes on Twitter). Denver Post

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Karl was “pushing” for a new deal, a source said Thursday—“in his mind, not unreasonable. He felt he needed to have it. The uncertainty of Andre Iguodala, the uncertainty of when Gallo (forward Danilo Gallinari) would be back (from his ACL tear, suffered late last season). He felt like after 10 years of proving himself as a coach, he deserved it. They just didn’t feel that.” NBA.com

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Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari (left knee surgery) was originally thought 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 slight delay in his rehab and won't have surgery on his torn anterior cruciate ligament for another two weeks, he said during a talk show on 102.3 ESPN. Denver Post

May 17, 2013 Updates

Danilo Gallinari said that in three weeks he will have his second knee surgery. Il Gallo underwent surgery for the first time on April 29 after he torn his ACL on April 4. "In three weeks I will have my second procedure. Since the first surgery. Ever since the surgery, everything is going great. I will work a lot next summer but I will be stronger than before" said Gallinari to SkySport. Sportando

April 30, 2013 Updates

Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari is recovering from arthroscopic surgery to repair meniscus damage in his left knee. The procedure was performed Monday at the Steadman Clinic in Vail. After a short-term rehabilitation, a date will be scheduled for Gallinari to undergo surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. NBA.com

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