Sports news:Forward Danilo Gallinari was injured hands, which will not allow him to play for the Italian national team at the upcoming European championship.
Gallinari broke his arm during a scuffle with the team of Netherlands during the friendly match. Now the basketball Federation of Italy confirmed that to restore the player will take more than a month, so he’s definitely not going to Eurobasket, and the place of Danilo in the application is Diego Fiaccadori of Trento.
It should be noted that Gallinari helped his national team for the European championship 2015, and last summer played in the Olympic qualifying tournament for the Games in Rio de Janeiro. The player has very rich experience of playing in the NBA who could reinforce the national team. The team’s Denver nuggets Danilo played 303 matches (266 – in the start). Average per game, 28-year-old striker gains of 16.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists .
Team Italy when the draw for the group stage of Eurobasket-2017 were in group B and reaching the play-offs will compete with Ukraine, as well as teams in Israel, Lithuania, Georgia and Germany.
Following the European championship on basketball will pass in four countries (Israel, Romania, Turkey and Finland) from 31 August to 17 September.