Danilo Gallinari

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Danilo

Gallinari

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 35.3 39.3 35.4 86.1 16.2 4.5 2.1 0.4
CAREER STATS 30.9 41.4 36.6 85.5 14.9 4.6 1.9 0.5

HEIGHT

6 ft10 in

/ 2.08m

WEIGHT

225 lbs

/ 102.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20161210 DEN ORL recap go90

Danilo Gallinari leads the way for the Nuggets with 21 points and they top the Magic, 121-113.

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Danillo Gallinari leads the way for the Nuggets scoirng 21 points as Denver picks up the road win in Orlando, 121-113.

20161208 top 10

Check out all the action from around the NBA on Thursday's Top 10.

20161208 DEN WAS recap go90

Bradley Beal contributes 26 points and 5 assists in the Wizards' win over the Nuggets, 92-85.

0021600332 DEN WAS RECAP

Bradley Beal gets 26 points as the Wizards defeat the Nuggets 92-85.

0021600332 DEN WAS Gallinari dunk 4q

Danilo Gallinari rives to the basket to finish with the slam.

20161207 DEN BKN recap go90

Brook Lopez had 24 points and 8 rebounds and Sean Kilpatrick added another 22 points to help the Nets beat the Nuggets, 116 - 111.

20161206 Danilo Gallinari road trip sekou smith lang whitaker

Sekou Smith and Lang Whitaker play golf with Nuggets star Danilo Gallinari.

20161205 DEN PHI recap go90

Jamal Murray steps up and scores 22 points to help the Nuggets get by the Sixers, 106-98.

0021600304 den phi recap

Danilo Gallinari scores 24 points with four boards as the Nuggets defeat the 76ers, 106-98.

0021600304 den phi gallinari block 1st

Dario Saric gets his layup blocked by Danilo Gallinari.

20161203 DEN UTA recap go90

Gordon Hayward had 32 points to lead the Jazz over the Nuggets, 105 - 98.

0021600297 den uta recap

Gordon Hayward erupts with 21 points in the third quarter, 32 points in total, as the Utah Jazz defeat the Denver Nuggets, 105-98.

20161202 HOU DEN recap go90

James Harden had 20 points and 7 assists to help the Rockets beat the Nuggets, 128 - 110.

20161130 MIA DEN recap go90

Hassan Whiteside has 25 points and 16 rebounds in a 106-98 win over the Nuggets.

0021600273 mia den recap

Hassan Whiteside scores 25 points, grabs 16 rebounds and has four blocks to lead the Heat past the Nuggets, 106-98.

0021600273 mia den faried hustle play

Kenneth Faried hustles to the save the ball from going out of bounds and Danilo Gallinari ends up with the slam.

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Danilo Gallinari cuts to the basket, gets the pass and throws down the two-handed slam.

20161128 International Flavor

Check out the best plays from the international players in the NBA this week!

20161127 DEN PHO recap go90

Wilson Chandler had 25 points to help the Nuggets beat the Suns, 120 - 114.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Missed the entire 2013-14 season after undergoing procedure to reconstruct his left anterior cruciate ligament on Jan. 21, 2014

CAREER NOTES: Has averaged 14.5 points on .419 FG and .369 3FG shooting in 285 games in five NBA seasons with Denver and New York . . . Selected to the Sophomores team in the 2010 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge at NBA All-Star weekend in Dallas . . . Participated in the 2010 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest at All-Star weekend in Dallas, finishing fourth . . . Joined the NBA after playing four pro seasons in Italy.

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13: Appeared in 71 games (all starts), averaging 16.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 32.5 minutes . . . Led team with 135 3-pointers and also shot team-best .822 from the free-throw line . . . Scored 20+ points 22 times . . . Had 19 points, eight boards, four assists and three steals in 36 minutes vs. SAC on 3/23 . . . Had 23 points (7-11 FG, 5-6 3FG) and four assists in 36 minutes at SAC on 3/5 . . . Posted 26 points (4-9 3FG), five boards and five assists in 39 minutes vs. BOS on 2/19 . . . Recorded 18 points, 10 boards and three steals in 49 minutes at BOS on 2/10 . . . Had 27 points and career-high tying four blocks in 34 minutes vs. HOU on 1/30 . . . Posted 27 points in 38 minutes vs. IND on 1/28 . . . Recorded 25 points and four rebounds in 42 minutes vs. POR on 1/15 . . . Had 21 points, eight rebounds and six assists in 35 minutes vs. GSW on 1/13 . . . Posted 23 points (including game-clinching three) and seven boards in 31 minutes vs. CLE on 1/11 . . . Had 20 points and six boards in 32 minutes at LAL on 1/6 . . . Posted 26 points (7-11 FG, 11-12 FT) and five boards in 32 minutes vs. UTA on 1/5 . . . Scored a career-high 39 points (7-11 3FG) and grabbed eight boards in 34 minutes at DAL on 12/28 . . . Had 28 points and grabbed nine boards in 35 minutes vs. SAS on 12/18 . . . Had 24 points (4-5 3FG) and four rebounds in 35 minutes at MIN on 12/12 . . . Registered 21 points and nine boards in 38 minutes at NYK on 12/9 . . . Had 20 points and nine boards in 35 minutes at GSW on 11/29 . . . Posted 20 points and seven rebounds in 35 minutes vs. GSW on 11/23 . . . Had 26 points (10-11 FT) and five rebounds in 35 minutes at MEM on 11/19 . . . Had 21 points, seven boards and three steals and hit the go-ahead 3 in double OT in 48 minutes at GSW on 11/10 . . . Had 13 points and 10 boards in 41 minutes at HOU on 11/7 . . . Registered 23 points, eight boards and four assists in 35 minutes at ORL on 11/2 . . . Did not play on opening night at PHI on 10/31 due to left ankle sprain. Also missed two games due to sinus infection, two games due to left thigh bruise and six games with left ACL tear.

2011-12 (Denver): Appeared in 43 games (40 starts), averaging 14.6 points, 4.7 rebounds and a career high 2.7 . . . Totaled 20 points and five boards in 32 minutes vs. BOS on 3/17 . . . Posted 19 points, including a fall away three-pointer with 3.9 seconds to put the Nuggets ahead 105-104, vs. ATL on 3/13 . . . Tallied 20 points, five rebounds and three assists in 36 minutes at POR on 2/4 . . . Posted 21 points (5-5 3FG), six rebounds and four assists in 27 minutes at LAC on 2/2 . . . Posted 21 points and seven rebounds in 36 minutes vs. TOR on 1/27 . . . Had 23 points, five assists and three blocks in 35 minutes at SAC on 1/25 . . . Recorded a career-high 37 points and 11 rebounds while shooting 18-20 FT (both career-highs) in 52 minutes at NYK on 1/21 . . . Tallied 21 points, four rebounds and five assists in 35 minutes at WAS on 1/20 . . . Had 31 points to go with five boards, two assists and two steals in 40 minutes at SAS on 1/7 . . . Missed a total of 23 games due to injury . . . Left game vs. HOU on 2/6 with a left ankle sprain and missed next 13 games from 2/8-3/4 . . . Fractured thumb and missed 10 games from 3/21 through 4/7.

2010-11 (New York; Denver): Appeared in 62 games (60 starts) and averaged 15.6 ppg, 4.9 rpg, and 1.7 apg in 33.9 minutes . . . In 14 games with the Nuggets, averaged 14.7 ppg and 4.9 rpg in 30.9 minutes . . . Poured in 30 points (15-17 FT), nine rebounds and two assists in 42 minutes at Portland on 2/25 . . . His 17 FT attempts tied a career-high (2nd time) at Portland on 2/25 . . . Acquired from New York on 2/22 as a part of an 13-player trade involving Denver, New York and Minnesota . . . Appeared in 48 games (all starts) with the Knicks this season, averaging 15.9 ppg, 4.8 rpg and 1.7 apg in 34.8 mpg . . . Scored 20+ points 15 times and 30+ once this season as a Knick . . . Had two double-doubles on the year with New York . . . Missed a total of 16 games: two from 4/11-4/13 with a sprained right ankle, eight straight games from 2/28 to 3/16, and six straight from 1/4-1/14 due to a left knee sprain.

2009-10 (New York): Averaged 15.1 points (fourth on team), 4.9 rebounds and shot .423 (392-927) FG and .818 (251-307) FT over 33.9 minutes in 81 games (74 starts) . . . Season Highs: Points: 31 (4/6 vs. Boston); Assists: 8 (4/2 at Golden State); Rebounds: 11 (twice) . . . Played in team-high 81 games after back pain limited him to just 28 contests in rookie season . . . Shot 186-488 (.381) 3FG, finishing second in the NBA in makes behind only Houston's Aaron Brooks (209) and recording the second-highest single-season total in Knicks franchise history (John Starks made 217 in 1994-95) . . . Had 17 games with at least four 3FG makes, including five games with five, two games with six, one game with seven and one game with eight . . . Ranked sixth among NBA sophomores in scoring (15.1) . . . Led Knicks in scoring 12 times and rebounds four times . . . Had 20 20+ scoring games, two 30+ scoring efforts and five double-doubles . . . Scored 20+ points in a half five times during the season . . . Logged 40+ minutes 18 times . . . Poured in a career-high 31 points (10-15 FG) vs. Boston on 4/6 . . . Scored five points for the Sophomore squad in the 2010 T-Mobile Rookie Challenge at the NBA All-Star weekend in Dallas . . . Also finished fourth (tied) in Foot Locker Three-Point Contest and assisted on Nate Robinson's third career win in Sprite Slam Dunk competition . . . Tallied 30 points (8-16 3FG) in overtime loss vs. Philadelphia on 10/31, tying a Knicks single-game record with 16 3FG attempts while falling one 3FG make shy of tying the single-game record for makes . . . Only game missed was an injury-related DNP-CD due to a sore right forearm vs. Atlanta on 12/4.

2008-09 (New York): Lingering back pain limited rookie season to 28 games (two starts), averaging 6.1 points with .448 FG shooting over 14.7 minutes . . . Also shot 32-72 (.444) 3FG and 26-27 (.963) FT . . . Recorded six double-figure scoring games . . . Made at least one three-pointer in 21 of his 28 games . . . Scored a season-high 17 points vs. Atlanta on 3/4 . . . DNP-CD nine times . . . Missed 45 games due to back pain, including each of the last 16 games . . . Underwent successful back surgery on 4/7.

PLAYOFFS:
Has appeared in 12 career playoff games (all with Denver), averaging 12.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists 30.8 minutes per game. 2012 (Denver): Appeared in all seven games vs. L.A. Lakers, averaging 13.4 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 31.7 minutes per game . . . Registered a career playoff-high 20 points to go with six rebounds in 35 minutes in GM 4 on 5/6 vs. LAL . . . Scored 13 points and grabbed a career playoff-high eight rebounds in 27 minutes in GM 2 at LAL . . . Posted 12 points, four rebounds and a career playoff-high seven assists in 28 minutes in GM 6 vs. LAL. 2011 (Denver): Started all five games, averaging 12.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 29.6 minutes . . . Posted 18 points, four rebounds and two assists in 32 minutes in Game 1 on 4/17/11 at Oklahoma City . . . Recorded a career playoff-high with 37 minutes adding seven points, three rebounds and two steals in Game 2 on 4/20/11 in Oklahoma City.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Participated in 2011 Eurobasket Championships for Italy, averaged 15.2 points and 6.4 rebounds in five games . . . Appeared in 62 games (60 starts) in two seasons (2006-08) with Armani Jeans Milano of the Italian A-1 League, averaging 14.0 points on .452 FG and .363 3FG shooting . . . Was named Euroleague's Rising Star in 2007-08 . . . Scored a career-high 29 points vs. Siviglia during 2007-08 season . . . Participated in 2007 Italian All-Star Game . . . Signed with Armani Jeans Milano and played on loan with Edimes Pavia (Italian A-2 League) in 2005-06 . . . Member of Italian U-18 National Team, helping lead Italy to a bronze medal at 2005 U-18 European Championships in Belgrade while averaging 10.6 points . . . Made pro debut (at age 16) with Assigeco Casalpusterlengo of the Italian Serie B-1 League in 2004-05.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Drafted by the New York Knicks in the first round (sixth overall) of the 2008 NBA Draft . . . Traded from New York to Denver along with Wilson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Timofey Mozgov, a 2012 second-round draft pick, a 2013 second-round draft pick, a 2014 first-round draft pick and cash considerations in exchange for Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Anthony Carter, Renaldo Balkman and Shelden Williams; the Nuggets also received Kosta Koufos from Minnesota in exchange for a 2015 second-round draft pick (2/22/11) . . . Signed a contract extension with Denver on 1/25/12.

PERSONAL:
Nicknamed "The Rooster" (Il Gallo) . . . Father, Vittorio, played professional basketball in Italy for a number of teams and was a Milan teammate and roommate of New York Knicks Head Coach Mike D'Antoni for eight years . . . Favorite athletes include Michael Jordan and Roger Federer . . . Wears No. 8 to commemorate his birthdate (8/8/88) . . . Threw out the first pitch at a Mets-Yankees game at Shea Stadium on 6/28/08 . . . Played for Italian National Team in the 2008 Summer Olympics qualifying tournament . . . Lists Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Angelina Jolie as three individuals he'd most like to have dinner with . . . Favorites: actor: Denzel Washington; actress: Angelina Jolie; entertainer: Justin Timberlake; meal: sushi or gnocchi with gorgonzola cheese . . . Co-hosted 30 children to "Show Kids NY" with a day of fun-filled activities on 1/27/10 . . . Participated in the NBA's Basketball Without Borders goodwill tour to Senegal, Africa in August 2010.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 20GP 704MIN 92FGM 234FGA 39.3FG% 343PM 963PA 35.43P% 105FTM 122FTA 86.1FT% 12OREB 77DREB 89REB 42AST 31TOV 14STL 7BLK 27PF 0DD2 0TD3 323PTS -43+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016DEN20207043239223439.3349635.410512286.1127789421473127-43
2015DEN535318381036287700418723936.437543286.85222928113542197787-99
2014DEN5927142573422856840.110730135.517119189.531187218834720579418
2012DEN71712308114936487141.813536237.328634882.2653023671766436111130332
2011DEN4340135162819346641.46018332.818220987.12817420211642236886218
2010DEN14124322065413141.22054377810177.2116576221392527147
2010NYK4848167176421150941.58323934.725929089.3481812298238185811751
2009NYK81742746122139292742.318648838.125130781.8653333981357558110191-133
2008NYK2824111705612544.8327244.4262796.3134255151441548100

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