Friday , Nov , 14 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Could Danilo Gallinari’s Back Problems Be Mental?


According to those who may not know how to read the results of Gallinari’s two non-fictional MRIs (administered by a New York physician paid by the Knicks, and by a Los Angeles doctor hired by agent Arn Tellem) but who passed English comprehension, the two specialists fully agree the 20-year-old Italian is not a remote candidate for an operation.

"It’s unclear what’s causing the pain to linger and why it keeps re-occurring, which is why we intend to focus on different elements," a Tellem confidant said. "As for the MRIs, both doctors read them the same way, and both concur Danilo does not need to go under the knife."

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In view of the findings, some people within the Knicks organization are wondering – not in a wicked way, honest – if Gallinari’s distress might be as much mental as physical.

http://www.nypost.com/seven/11142008/sports/knicks/gallinari_surgery__lets_back_track_138610.htm