NBA: Pau Gasol Likely to Return to Lakers Lineup Next Week

The Lakers have struggled this season sitting at 10-14 amongst coaching changes, injuries and plain old ineptitude.  This isn’t what Lakers fans or anyone had in mind when they reloaded their roster with an All-Star cast during the offseason.  Point guard Steve Nash is out with a leg fracture and Pau Gasol has been sidelined with knee tendinitis.  The team thought it better to rest him rather than run him into the ground while they’re missing others vital to their success.  Gasol is now making progress and might be ready to return to the lineup.  Read more after the jump. Shay Marie

NBA: Pau Gasol Playing Through Knee Tendinitis

Pau Gasol’s production has gone down noticeably over the past couple of games and he was even benched for the entire fourth quarter in the Lakers loss against the Grizzlies.  It’s been blamed on D’Antoni’s fast paced offense, Gasol’s conditioning and his lack of touches.  Well now there’s a new reason.  Read more after the jump. Shay Marie

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