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Gallinari Gets Good News Following Surgery
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On June 15, 2013 @ 7:55 am In Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
Danilo Gallinari’s knee surgery wasn’t as complex as anticipated, so he could return to the Denver Nuggets sooner than expected.
Gallinari tore his left ACL in a game against Dallas on April 4 and was expected to miss at least half of next season. He underwent surgery this week at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail, where he was operated on by noted surgeon Dr. Richard Steadman.
Team spokesman Tim Gelt forwarded a statement from the clinic to The Associated Press on Friday night that read: “Danilo Gallinari had an arthroscopic procedure to promote healing of his ACL tear, which was found to be partially torn at the time of surgery. Dr. Steadman has performed over 2,000 of these procedures. We are hopeful that Danilo will return to basketball sooner than if he had a complete ACL reconstruction.”
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