Danilo Gallinari returned after missing a month of action and 13 games due to a left glute strain.
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Il Gallo made his return in Clippers’ loss to the Timberwolves and finished with only 7 points shooting 2 for 13 from the field.
Per LA Times, Gallinari had been out four-plus weeks with his injury and it showed during his restricted playing time of 26 minutes.
His timing clearly was off, showing in two-for-13 shooting from the field and one-for-five shooting from three-point range, leaving him with seven points.
“I wanted to be better,” said Gallinari, who missed all six of his shots in the second half. “I didn’t expect to shoot the ball that bad. So I wanted to be better. I was expecting myself to be better already. But I wasn’t. So hopefully I’ll be better next game.
“I was trying to be aggressive and to put the ball in the basket, but it wasn’t working. And it has to work.”