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Danilo Gallinari is a professional basketball player from Italy who at present is engaged with New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association. He occupies the position of Forward. The 2008-09 season is his first season in the NBA. During the 2008 NBA draft, he was chosen by New York Knicks in the 1st round. He was the 6th pick and overall 6th pick. Prior to joining the NBA, he played for several teams in Italy like Casalpusterlengo (2004-05), Edimes Pavia (2005-06) and Olimpia Milano (2006-08). He was a participant of the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship in 2004. During the 2005 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, he was the winner of the bronze medal.
Danilo Gallinari is 6 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 225 lbs. In the Italian League, he was the All Star Game 3-Point Shootout Champion in the year 2007. During the 2007-08 season, he won the Euroleague Rising Star Award.
Danilo Gallinari played for New York Knicks in the 2008-09 season. He appeared in 15 games wherein he received 220 playing minutes. His field goal percentage was 0.469, 3-point field goal percentage was 0.452 and free throw percentage was 1. He amassed 27 personal fouls, 10 assists, 91 points and 31 rebounds.
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