Hawks forward Gallinari to be out at least two weeks | Inquirer Sports

Hawks forward Gallinari to be out at least two weeks

/ 04:56 PM January 03, 2021

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 30: Danilo Gallinari #8 of the Atlanta Hawks looks to pass against Joe Harris #12 of the Brooklyn Nets during the first half at Barclays Center on December 30, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Sarah Stier/Getty Images/AFP

Atlanta Hawks forward Danilo Gallinari’s MRI on his sprained right ankle confirmed he will be sidelined for at least two weeks, the team announced on Twitter.

Gallinari sustained the injury early in the first quarter during Wednesday’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets. He has played just two games this season, as he’s been hampered by a left foot contusion he suffered in the season opener.

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Gallinari, who the Hawks acquired in November from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for cash and a second-round pick in 2025, hasn’t played more than 68 games in a season since the 2012-13 campaign.

Gallinari has averaged nine points and 2.5 rebounds in two games this season and 16.1 points and 4.9 rebounds in his 13-year career, spanning 613 games.

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