A left knee injury forced Italy forward Danilo Gallinari to leave Saturday’s FIBA World Cup qualifying play early. The injury forced him to leave the game.
The veteran Boston Celtics player grabbed his knee after a bounce pass in the lane during the game versus Georgia in Brescia, Italy. The game was being played in Italy.
As the game continued, he hobbled over to the sidelines and grabbed the back of his knee as trainers rushed to help him.
Because he required aid in making his way to the locker room, a member of the staff as well as a fellow player assisted him.
Italy prevailed with a score of 91 to 84 points. Gallinari finished the game with 17 points, four rebounds, and an assist, leading the team to victory. During the post-game press conference, club captain Luigi Datome stated that an MRI will be performed on Gallinari’s knee to evaluate the extent of the damage.
Datome admitted with a melancholy expression that it was impossible to talk about basketball after seeing what had happened to Danilo. Naturally, we have high hopes for him, and we will keep our fingers crossed while we wait to hear the results of the MRI.
Gallinari, who is now 34 years old and signed with the Celtics on July 12 as a free agent after being given a mid-level exception, and his depth will be extremely important for the Celtics as they try to make it back to the NBA Finals. After waiting another month, he finally began his training with the national team.
“The current climate makes it challenging to find someone to discuss basketball with. There is one thing that is significantly more important than everything else. It was a privilege to serve as Gallo’s coach “The head coach of Italy, Gianmarco Pozzecco, made this statement. “
He was so excited to play with this squad because everyone on it revered Gallo, who is unquestionably the best Italian basketball player who has ever lived at any point in time.”
Gallinari’s scoring average fell from 13.3 to 11.7 points over his final two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, but throughout his 12-year career in the NBA, he has been a dependable player for five different teams. Gallinari spent his whole career with the Atlanta Hawks.
Before being chosen in the first round by the New York Knicks in the 2008 NBA Draft, Gallinari competed for the Denver Nuggets, the Los Angeles Clippers, and the Oklahoma City Thunder. He is currently a member of the New York Knicks.