Originally posted on All Things Nuggets  |  Last updated 1/25/12
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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: DANILO GALLINARI “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 Melo
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