Danilo Gallinari suffers fractured thumb

Danilo Gallinari suffered a fractured thumb Monday against the Mavericks. (Getty Images)

The <em>Denver Post</em> reports on the injury sustained by Danilo Gallinari Monday against the Dallas Mavericks:


The Nuggets had just gotten Gallo back from injury after the All-Star break and he was starting to get his legs under him. It's not known at this point if Gallo will miss any time or just wear a brace, but a fracture is a fracture and that's never good. 

Andre Miller also suffered a shoulder contusion which will likely have an MRI Tuesday. The Nuggets were flush with all this depth after signing Wilson Chandler and all of a sudden have holes at reserve point guard and at small forward.  

We'll keep you updated on Gallinari and Milller's status.
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