Saturday, 24 February, 2018

Danilo Gallinari Injures Hand, to be Ready for Camp

Denver Colorado U.S- Nuggets DANILO GALLINARI right readies to make a shot during the 2nd. Half Wednesday evening at the Pepsi Center. The Nuggets beat the Suns 120-104 Hector Acevedo Zuma Press Icon Sportswire
Christy Curtis | 02 August, 2017, 00:14

The 6-foot-9 Kok, who played college basketball at San Diego, appeared to strike Gallinari in the head with a forearm when boxing him out.

The match was going fine until Gallinari took exception to an aggressive box out attempt by the Netherlands' Jito Kok and things went downhill fast. The recovery time is expected to be 5-6 weeks.

Danilo Gallinari fractured his right hand.

Gallinari plays for Italy's global team and they're now preparing for Eurobasket.

Gallinari will miss the Eurobasket tournament for Italy but is expected to be fully recovered for the start of the Clippers' training camp in September, sources said.

Gallo's fight and injury brought plenty of trolls and jokesters out on Twitter that couldn't help but bring up the Clippers' curse.

Danilo Gallinari was a big get for the Clippers this offseason.

Gallinari's new teammate, Blake Griffin, missed significant time in 2016 when he punched a Clippers' equipment manager.

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