Danilo Gallinari’s ankle injury affects a multitude of different things on the Denver Nuggets. Outside of being their best player, he is also the on coach quarterback on both offense and defense. Much of what Gallo does goes outside the realm of simple statistics and speaks to something more elusive. Particularly with a very young team that is also missing it’s other veteran leader in Jameer Nelson.

Head Coach Michael Malone spoke about Gallo’s injury, his time away, and the hole it leaves on the team. Additionally, in other injured player news, Wilson Chandler was shooting around today … and looked nimble. You can tell Ill Will working as hard as he can to get back on the court next season. Torn Labrums are hard to recover from (as Chandler well knows) so it’s good to see him out of the court working hard and trying to get back as soon as he can

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