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Nuggets' Gallinari has arthroscopic knee surgery

Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari underwent an arthroscopic procedure on Tuesday to repair meniscus damage in his left knee.

Following a short-term rehabilitation period, a date will be determined for when Gallinari will have surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament he tore in the same knee on April 4.

Prior to the season-ending injury, Gallinari was averaging a career-high 16.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 71 games.

04/30 17:09:38 ET