Celtics' Danilo Gallinari Tears Meniscus in FIBA recreation

Danilo Gallinari Injury

Boston Celtics’ forward Danilo Gallinari tore his meniscus in his left-knee on a non-contact play all by way of Italy’s FIBA World Cup qualifying recreation on Saturday, per ESPN.

Gallinari, who signed with the Celtics inside the off-season, will probably ought to attend a whereas earlier than suiting up for official recreation movement.

nonetheless, the meniscus tear is significantly elevated than the various; an harm to the ACL or MCL.

The Italian nationwide group didn’t announce how prolonged Gallinari was anticipated out – however it certainly did say he would miss subsequent month’s EuroBasket event.

Gallinari, 34, has averaged 15.6 factors and 4.eight rebounds in his NBA profession.

it would probably be consideration-grabbing to see if the Celtics signal one other veteran forward to cowl for Gallinari whereas he rehabs.

Ten-time NBA all-star Carmelo Anthony appears to be like as if a pure match to fill Gallinari’s spot.