This is a bad injury at a bad time for the surging Denver Nuggets.
Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari, suffered a serious knee injury in last night’s game against the Dallas Mavericks. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, it’s most likely a tear of the ACL.
Initial exam suggests likely torn ACL for Denver's Danilo Gallinari, source tells Y! "Ligament was loose," source says. MRI Friday.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) April 5, 2013
Here’s a video of the moment he injured his knee.
This is a massive blow for a Nuggets teams that was heading into the playoffs with a ton of momentum. Gallinari was their second-leading scorer averaging 16.3 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game.