Milwaukee Bucks stock watch after NBA All-Star break: 3 Risers, 1 faller

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Faller - Danilo Gallinari

When the Milwaukee Bucks picked up Danilo Gallinari off the buyout market, no one expected him to come in skyrocket the team's title chances on impact. The hope was that Gallinari could be a backup big man capable of occasionally giving the team a spark off of the bench with his scoring and outside shooting ability. Unfortunately, that just has not panned out to this point.

In 11 games with the Bucks, the vet has averaged 2.2 points while shooting 7-of-22 (31.8 percent) from the field and a putrid 1-of-11 (9.1 percent) from long distance. Playing 8.5 minutes per game, Gallinari hasn't played the largest role for Milwaukee, but he's gotten some extended time with key cogs such as Khris Middleton sidelined. Still, he hasn't taken advantage.

With Khris Middleton set to return to the lineup on Sunday, Gallinari's role may be reduced to being Milwaukee's break glass in case of an emergency big man. Ultimately, that is fine, since it's what they picked him up to do in the first place, but there was at least hope that he could provide a spark when thrown into the lineup.

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