Tuesday, January 31 2023

Gallinari injury: Reportedly the worst case scenario was avoided originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

The Boston Celtics avoided the worst-case scenario with new forward Danilo Gallinari, it appears.

Gallinari has a torn meniscus in his left knee but suffered no ligament damage, the Italian national basketball team announced Sunday morning.

Gallinari suffered a scary-looking non-contact injury Saturday in Italy’s FIBA World Cup qualifying game against Georgia. The initial fear was that Gallinari had torn his ACL, but Italian journalist Cesare Milanti later reported that Gallinari’s ACL is stable.

Tests on Gallinari’s knee Sunday in Italy confirmed that his ACL is intact.

The Celtics signed Gallinari to a two-year, $13 million contract in July, and the 34-year-old is expected to provide valuable scoring depth off the bench. He averaged 11.7 points and 4.7 rebounds per game for the Atlanta Hawks last season while shooting 38.1 percent from 3-point range.

Gallinari’s timeline for a return is unclear, as recovery can vary based on the severity of the injury. For some context, Celtics forward Robert Williams tore his meniscus in late March and missed about a month of action.

In any case, Gallinari appears to have avoided a season-derailing injury, which is positive news for him and the Celtics.

Source: Yahoo Sports


ACL championship series: Jordan Beck hits ninth-inning home run in game No. 2


PSG perfect record ended by Monaco, Sanchez on target in Marseille win

Check Also

Pro Sports Media

Trending Now

Eli Manning talks Brock Purdy’s unfortunate elbow injury in NFC Title game| THE CARTON SHOW

Eli Manning joins The Carton Show after the division championship games, and shares his thoughts on these big matchups. They start with the San Francisco 49ers, who suffered yet another blow at the quarterback spot against the Philadelphia Eagles. Brock Purdy was out early with an injury to his elbow, and Eli shares his thoughts […]

Read More

Detroit Pistons lose to Dallas Mavericks, 111-105: Game thread replay

When: 8:30 p.m. Monday. Where: American Airlines Center in Dallas. TV: Bally Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1; Pistons radio affiliates). Line: Mavericks by 7½. • Box score Detroit Pistons guard Killian Hayes hits a 3-pointer against Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic during the fourth quarter at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. Game notes: The Pistons take on the […]

Read More

Watch Mavericks vs. Pistons: TV channel, live stream info, start time

Who’s Playing Detroit @ Dallas Current Records: Detroit 13-38; Dallas 26-25 What to Know This Monday, the Detroit Pistons are hoping to patch up the holes in a defense that has allowed an average of 120.24 points per contest. They will take on the Dallas Mavericks on the road at 8:30 p.m. ET Monday at […]

Read More