The leader of the Italian national team will miss Eurobasket-2017

Danilo Gallinari. Photo: Reuters

Forward “clippers” and the team of Italian Danilo Gallinari will miss the Eurobasket-2017 because of a broken hand, reports CBS Sports.

The player was injured during the final match of the international tournament in Trentino Cup against Holland, which the Italians won 66:57.

The Italian, who has moved from “Denver” to “clippers”, got into a fight with a player the national team of Holland, Iita Cook.

Gallinari hit the opponent in the jaw after a fight under the shield, with the result that he received an injury – a broken arm. The restoration of the player will take 40 days, and he can’t help Italy at the Eurobasket, which begins August 31.

Italian basketball Federation yesterday officially announced that Gallinari place in the squad is Diego Fiaccadori of Trento.

Recall that the “Squadra Azzurra” will play at the European championship in the same group with Ukraine.

Alexander PRESIC, Sport-Express in Ukraine

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