Danilo Gallinari Injury: Updates on Nuggets Star’s Ankle and Return

December 22nd, 2015 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »
Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari is on the shelf for Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers because of an ankle injury.

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Gallinari Ruled Out vs. Lakers Tuesday, Dec. 22 According to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post, the Nuggets will sit Gallinari on Tuesday. The 27-year-old leads the team in scoring this season with 17.3 points per game and is shooting 37 percent from three-point range.     

Gallinari originally suffered the ankle injury during Sunday's loss against the New Orleans Pelicans, but he was already dealing with a deep bone bruise in his left leg that left him at less than 100 percent. 

Once a burgeoning young talent, injuries have all but halted Gallinari's ascent to stardom. He missed all of 2013-14 after suffering a torn ACL late in the 2012-13 campaign and was limited last year because of a meniscus tear in the opposite knee. While a strong run after the All-Star break earned Gallinari a contract extension, it was nonetheless curious given his tumultuous last couple of seasons. 

The latest injury is another frustrating blow for a former foundational ...

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