Danilo Gallinari, Washington Wizards
Coming off an ACL injury, it’s almost impossible to project what Danilo Gallinari will look like when he returns to the floor this season, but there’s no question that he’s a player that will almost certainly be moved at or before the 2024 NBA Trade Deadline. The soon-to-be 35-year-old forward is a player that will be looking for a shot to compete in the playoffs and a team like the New York Knicks could emerge as a potential landing spot.
Gallo began his career in New York; it would be quite the story if he could end his career with them too. Prior to his injury before the start of last season (which cost him the entire year), Gallo averaged 12 points and five rebounds on 38 percent shooting from 3-point range in 66 games played for the Atlanta Hawks.
He could add depth and experience to the frontcourt and would likely be relatively cheap considering he’s an expiring contract after this season. It’s unlikely that the Wizards would have a huge asking price for Gallo considering he’s more valuable to the team in a trade compared to being on the roster.
The big question is whether the Knicks would feel like he would be a good fit backing up Julius Randle.