Injury update: Danilo Gallinari suffered torn ACL

2022-09-02 16:13

Danilo Gallinari has been diagnosed with a torn ACL in his left knee for the second time in his career.

Credit: FIBA
Credit FIBA

After receiving a further evaluation, Boston Celtics' Danilo Gallinari has been diagnosed with a torn ACL in his left knee, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.

This is the same ACL that Gallinari tore in 2013. The typical ACL recovery time ranges from 6-to-12 months.

Italian national team's biggest star left World Cup European Qualifiers match against Georgia with a left knee injury and did not come back.

Danilo Gallinari

Danilo  Gallinari
Position: PF, SF
Age: 34
Height: 208 cm
Weight: 102 kg
Birth place: Sant'Angelo Lodigiano, Italy

A day after, the Italian Basketball Federation released an update about the player's health.

According to the official announcement, the forward suffered a meniscal injury and had to miss EuroBasket 2022.

"The ligaments of Gallinari's left knee that has already been operated on before were left intact," the statement informed on August 28.

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