Danilo Gallinari Injury: Nuggets Forward To Miss A Month With Severe Ankle Sprain

The Denver Nuggets suffered a big blow on Monday night when Danilo Gallinari had a chip fracture in his left foot. His could miss a month.

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Danilo Gallinari Injury Update: Nuggets Forward To Wear Boot For Several Days

According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports, the results from Denver Nuggets F Danilo Gallinari injury will have him out of action for a potentially shorter time than initially expected:

The Denver Post is reporting the injury could keep Gallinari out for a month.

The Italian forward has led the team in the 2011-12 season with a career high in points per game (17.0), and also sports a career-high rebounds per game (5.2). Gallinari injured himself in the third quarter of Monday night's game, rolling his left ankle and leaving the game immediately, though under his own strength.


Related: VIDEO: Danilo Gallinari Injures Left Ankle Vs. Rockets, May Be 'Out A While'

The Nuggets play next on Wednesday night, taking on the Dallas Mavericks at home.

For more on the Denver Nuggets, including in-depth analysis and commentary, be sure to visit the SB Nation Nuggets blog Denver Stiffs. Check out Rockets blog The Dream Shake, as well, for more on this game. Head over to the SB Nation NBA news hub for more breaking news and notes.

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