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With all of the March Madness games over the weekend the best play still came from the NBA. It was Danilo Gallinari who had what will surely be the assist of the year (if that award exists.) He barely managed to stay in bounds then threw a behind the back pass directly at Kenneth Faried's chest for the easy lay in. Video of the pass is below.
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Denver Nugget Danilo Gallinari may have unseated Celtics' opponent Rajon Rondo for the best behind-the-back pass of the NBA season. Wow. Every time you check your email, think -- gotta check... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari has left Thursday's game against Dallas with a broken left thumb.
Gallinari was injured in the third quarter and X-rays revealed the fracture. He did not return to the game.
Gallinari missed 13 games with a severely sprained ankle suffered against Houston on Feb. 6. He returned to the lineup on March 5 and had started to regain his rhythm...
We have seem some great dunks this year, and buncha buzzer beaters, but none of them are as pretty to watch as this pass from Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari
We see behind the back passes all the time inside the paint, but rarely do we see one near the sideline that travels all the way back under the basket. It was pure precision, and is definitely the assist of the year...
Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari could miss up to four weeks because of a broken left thumb.Gallinari left Monday's 112-95 loss to the Dallas Mavericks in the third quarter after attempting to block a shot and hitting the thumb on the backboard.X-rays revealed a fracture after the game.The 23-year-old leads the Nuggets in scoring at 15.6 points per game.
The Denver Nuggets have been crushed by injuries this year. Nene was hurt earlier this year. Rudy Fernandez missed significant time. Danilo Gallinari was just getting back into his groove after missing a month.
But just as quickly as it seemed the team may have been starting to jell again, it's falling apart with ANOTHER Gallo injury. This time, it's a fractured...
Danilo Gallinari fractured his left thumb on the backboard while trying to block a shot in Monday's game.
The signing of Wilson Chandler seems like it couldn't have come at a better time for the Denver Nuggets.
With Danilo Gallinari and Andre Miller suffering injuries in their last game, the Nuggets might need Chandler to shoulder more of the offense Wednesday night against the Detroit Pistons.
Denver (25-21) re-signed Chandler to a five-year deal worth nearly $37 million Sunday...
Oh my how quickly things change in fantasy basketball from week to week, day to day, hour to hour, minute to, well, you get the idea. Last night the Rooster, Danilo Gallinari broke his left thumb and is basically gone for the season, he’s toast, peoples. Let’s talk about the fantasy impact, shall we? I mean that’s why you come here I assume, for fantasy basketball insight and...