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Nuggets F Danilo Gallinari has arthroscopic knee surgery

ACL surgery to be scheduled after short-term rehabilitation


DENVER, April 30, 2013 – 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.

Gallinari suffered the injury on April 4. He averaged 16.2 points and 5.2 rebounds – both career-highs – and made a team-leading 135 3-pointers in 71 games this season.