Found January 25, 2012 on
All Things Nuggets:
At today’s shootaround in Sacramento, numerous Nuggets talked about Danilo Gallinari’s four-year, $42-plus million contract extension to Denver Post contributing writer John Parker:
“It was easy to say ‘Yes’ to this contract. It’s very nice because we’ve been playing very well. We have a lot of very good young guys, very unselfish players and I’m looking forward to play with this team this year and with a lot of the guys in the next few years.”
Are you surprised with the success you had last year, post-trade? “Probably a little bit because you don’t know after the trade you never know how it’s going to be on the new team but the things went very well.
COACH GEORGE KARL
“Last year when we got him everyone said he was a shooter and we think he’s more of a basketball player than a shooter. We think he’s a playmaker, he can play many positions. He learned the game as a point guard so his playmaking is at a high level and we want to learn to use him like we used Mel
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The Denver Nuggets and forward Danilo Gallinari agreed to a four-year contract extension Wednesday.
The deal was worth slightly more than $42 million for the 23-year-old Gallinari.
Acquired in the deal that sent Carmelo Anthony to the New York Knicks last season, Gallinari is averaging a career-high 17.4 points this season.
The No. 6 overall pick of New York in the 2008 draft...
One of the more remarkable stats coming out of the Nuggets’ win at New York on Saturday came courtesy of Danilo Gallinari: He scored a career-high 37 points – with just one 3-point make.
Anyone believing Gallinari was solely a long-range shooter, and there are many, wouldn’t have bet he’d tally that many points in a game without the benefit of four or five buckets from beyond...
In this week's installment of "Fan Mail," Nuggets television broadcaster Scott Hastings talks about Danilo Gallinari's contract extension, the future of Wilson Chandler in Denver, and what makes a great NBA memory.
Danilo Gallinari will earn $10.5 million per season.
The Nuggets have signed forward Danilo Gallinari to a multi-year contract extension. Gallinari, 23, was acquired from New York last February. In his first full season with Denver, he is averaging career-highs in points, rebounds, assists, steals and field-goal percentage.
Danilo Gallinari celebrated a contract extension by scoring 21 of his 23 points in the first half and the Denver Nuggets routed the Sacramento Kings 122-93 on Wednesday.
Danilo Gallinari celebrated a contract extension by scoring 21 of his 23 points in the first half and the Denver Nuggets routed the Sacramento Kings 122-93 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory and fifth in a row on the road.
The Denver Nuggets signed the smooth-shooting Danilo Gallinari to a four-year extension on Wednesday, worth $42 million.
A person familiar with the negotiations says smooth-shooting forward Danilo Gallinari and the Denver Nuggets have agreed to a four-year, roughly $42 million extension. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the extension hasn't been announced. CBSSports first reported the deal.
Danilo Gallinari led seven players in double figures with 23 points, as the Nuggets wrapped up a historically successful road trip with a 122-93 blowout of the Kings.
Today is the deadline to extend ’08 draft picks, and the T-Wolves and Nuggets have wisely elected to secure the services of Kevin Love and Danilo Gallinari for another four years… or maybe just three in the case of Kevin Love. Love’s $62 million extension does cover four seasons, but it comes with an opt-out clause that gives him the option of becoming an unrestricted...
Denver Nuggets small forward Danilo Gallinari has agreed to a four-year, $42 million extension that will keep him with the Nuggets through 2016, a source confirmed to SI.com.
The Denver Nuggets and Toronto Raptors both have leading scorers from Italy, but only one of those countrymen will be available Friday night.
Danilo Gallinari and the surging Nuggets look for a sixth straight victory when they host a Raptors team that expects to be without Andrea Bargnani.
Denver (13-5) is one of the biggest surprises in the NBA, with Gallinari averaging a career...
It's been a tough road for George Karl, personally and professionally. But the long-time coach finally has his dream job in Denver, where there's no superstar, writes Sam Amick.