The incident happened when the two players were lined up for a free throw. Once Kok took a bit of a swing in return, Gallinari fired off a strong punch at the Dutch forward's face. "Estimated times to recover 40 days". Gallinari will be sidelined for the Eurobasket tournament, however.
A fractured first metacarpal is a far less extreme injury that should only take around three to four weeks to heal instead of months.