Danilo Gallinari out of Eurobasket after injuring thumb

Danilo Gallinari In a “friendly” exhibition game between Italy and the Netherlands, Italian forward Danilo Gallinari punched Dutch player Jito Kok, injuring his thumb in the process. Gallinari was taken to the hospital and will reportedly miss three to four weeks of action, keeping him out of EuroBasket 2017.

Danilo, who had spent the last seven seasons playing for the Denver Nuggets, was recently acquired by the Los Angeles Clippers over the summer. According to Clippers officials, he will ready for the start of training camp. The 28-year-old forward averaged 18.2 ppg and 5.2 rpg in 2016-17.

Here is footage of the altercation that took place during the game.

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