Danilo Gallinari Will Miss Rest of 2013 Season With Torn ACL

Danilo GallinariThe Denver Nuggets will take on the rest of the 2013 season and beyond without one of their star players.

Danilo Gallinari, an all-around small forward, will miss the remainder of the 2012-13 season with a torn ACL, according to the Nuggets. Gallinari injured his left knee in Friday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks.

The 24-year-old has averaged 16.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 71 games this season. The Nuggets (52-24) sit four games behind the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder for the top spot in the Western Conference.

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