25 Facts About Danilo Gallinari


Danilo Gallinari is an Italian professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association.


Danilo Gallinari played with the Knicks for two and a half seasons before being traded to the Denver Nuggets in 2011.


Danilo Gallinari has played for the Los Angeles Clippers, the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks.


Danilo Gallinari started playing professionally in 2004 for Casalpusterlengo, a team in Serie B1.


Danilo Gallinari spent his last season with Milano in the top Italian league, finishing first in the league's overall efficiency ratings.


Danilo Gallinari posted a season-high 27 points against Maccabi Tel Aviv in his final game, and at the end of the season was named the EuroLeague's Rising Star.


Danilo Gallinari signed an endorsement deal with Reebok before being drafted into the NBA.


Danilo Gallinari was drafted sixth overall in the 2008 draft by the New York Knicks.


Danilo Gallinari then signed a two-year contract with the team.


On 31 October 2009, the third game of the 2009 season, Danilo Gallinari scored a career-high 30 points and made eight three-pointers in an overtime loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, one short of tying a Knicks franchise record held by Latrell Sprewell and John Starks.


On 22 February 2011, Danilo Gallinari was traded to the Denver Nuggets in a three-team trade, which involved the Minnesota Timberwolves, that brought Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups to New York.


On 25 January 2012, Danilo Gallinari signed a multi-year contract extension with the Nuggets.


On 29 October 2014, Danilo Gallinari made his return for the Nuggets, scoring seven points on 1-of-8 shooting in a season opening win over the Detroit Pistons.


On 3 August 2015, Danilo Gallinari signed a two-year contract extension with the Nuggets.


Danilo Gallinari missed the final 22 games of the season due to an ankle injury.


In March 2019, Danilo Gallinari scored 20 or more points in nine straight games, marking the best scoring streak of his career.


On 4 August 2019, it was reported that Danilo Gallinari underwent an appendectomy.


On 24 November 2020, Danilo Gallinari was acquired by the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for a conditional 2025 second-round pick in a sign-and-trade deal.


On 30 June 2022, Danilo Gallinari was traded, alongside multiple future first-round picks, to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Dejounte Murray and Jock Landale.


On 12 July 2022, Danilo Gallinari signed a two-year, $13.3M deal with the Boston Celtics.


Danilo Gallinari was a member of the Under-16 and Under-18 Italian national teams.


Danilo Gallinari played at the 2004 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship and won the bronze medal at the 2005 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship.


Danilo Gallinari was later selected for the senior national team to play in EuroBasket 2007, but was forced to withdraw, due to an injury that he suffered in preparation before the tournament.


Danilo Gallinari was called up to the squad that would take part in EuroBasket 2015.


Danilo Gallinari declined, saying he would be happy to meet Kardashian but wasn't interested in dating her.