The Nuggets have told Danilo Gallinari that he will not be moved before Thursday's trade deadline.

Another reporter confirms that the Clippers, one of the teams interested in trading for the third-year forward, have been told that Gallinari is not available at this time.

Throughout trade negotiations between the Nuggets and Knicks, it was widely reported that Denver did not think particularly highly of Gallinari as an asset.  That now appears to have been inaccurate, as the Nuggets prepare to have a look at Gallinari as a potentially key part of the team's future.

George Karl indicated on Tuesday that Gallinari would be his new starting small forward.