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Gallinari signed a two year, $13 million deal with the Boston Celtics after clearing waivers.
The Celtics added more shooting depth to their roster in Gallinari, a career 38% 3-point shooter. Trending towards being a role player at this stage of his career, he nevertheless finds himself in a good situation in Boston.
Once the San Antonio Spurs finalize the expected release on forward Danilo Gallinari, his preference is to join the Boston Celtics upon clearing waivers.
It was previously reported that the Celtics, Bulls and Timberwolves all expressed interest in Gallinari. Wherever he lands, the veteran doesn't offer too much fantasy appeal outside of his ability to knock down three-pointers.
According to Davide Chinellato, the Minnesota Timberwolves are offering Danilo Gallinari a one-year, $10.5 million contract
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Danilo Gallinari is expected to be waived by the San Antonio Spurs after the trade with Atlanta is official according to ESPN Senior NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski.
Gallinari will be waived and hit the free agent market. He will be free to sign with any team of his choosing in either conference and will likely look to catch on with a contender. Last season in Atlanta, Gallinari averaged 11.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 38.1% from beyond the arc.
Danilo Gallinari has been traded to the San Antonio Spurs along with three future first-round picks, and a pick swap to send Dejounte Murray to Atlanta.
Gallo was on the wrong end of a blockbuster deal in order to match Murray's salary. He was a solid contributor during his Atlanta tenure, but it is clear he is on the decline. It remains to be seen whether he will play out the last year of his contract with San Antonio or if a buy-out is in store.