Gasol on his ankle: “Still a little sore but it’s good to know that it’s just a sprain. Good news, now I can push through it.”
ESPN Los Angeles "Lakers center Pau Gasol plans to undergo an MRI on his sprained right ankle, the big man said after the Lakers' 114-108 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday. The Lakers have a scheduled off day Monday with their next game not coming until Friday in Sacramento but Gasol said he will use..." December 02
Injury Update: @paugasol's MRI confirmed that he has a mild sprain of his right ankle.
Pau Gasol didn’t practice due to a right ankle sprain (plus a mild issue on his left hand) but is probable to play tomorrow. He’s fine.
Silver Screen And Roll "Whether the Lakers are hitting 57 wins or are on pace to nab just 34, the sentiment seems to be the same: trade Pau Gasol. As we sit in the midst of what will arguably be the worst season in a decade, it's somewhat befuddling to see just how loudly the Lakers fan base has clamored for the team..." November 24
Pau has a sore left foot
Pau Gasol said his conditioning is “getting better.” He’s been a step behind from previous seasons when he played for Spain in the summer.
ESPN.com "The Los Angeles Lakers practiced in "The House that Dwight Chose" on Wednesday, preparing for their upcoming game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center that now features a giant poster of Dwight Howard on the front of it, complete with the tag line, "A new age." A little more than..." November 07
* @paugasol said he feels a “little better,” but not 100% from the upper respiratory issue he’s had for a week.
USA Today "The air has long since been cleared between Pau Gasol and Mike D'Antoni, and that's saying something considering they work in a city where smog is as much a part of the landscape as the Los Angeles Lakers flags that still fly from passing cars. But even without Kobe Bryant here at the outset,..." October 29
The Lakers give out their "probable" starters for opening night: Steve Nash, Steve Blake, Nick Young, Shawne Williams & Pau Gasol
ESPN Los Angeles "The optimism surrounding Los Angeles Lakers veterans Steve Nash and Pau Gasol has gone in split directions since training camp opened last month. Gasol came in unsure if he would be able to participate because of offseason procedures on both of his knees, but ended up leading the team in..." October 28
Pro Basketball Talk "The Lakers only have two players under guaranteed contracts for next season in Steve Nash and Robert Sacre and just a little more than $10 million in total salary committed. That means there’s a wealth of possibilities in terms of how the team could decide to fill out its roster for 2014 and..." October 11
D'Antoni says Nash and Pau will probably be out of the lineup for Saturday's preseason opener but back in Sunday for 2nd game of b2b
Los Angeles Times "Pau Gasol is still around never mind the mountain of trade rumors about him seemingly every season including the one that was actually true before getting vetoed by David Stern faster than you can say Chris Paul to the Lakers. Gasol is finally in the last year of his contract coming off a bunch..." October 02
Gasol and Nash didn’t practice this morning because they’ll practice tonight. Goal is not to have them do two sessions in one day.
* @paugasol is medically cleared for full participation but will be brought along slowly e.g. being held from certain sessions or drills.
Sporting News "Folks in the city of Memphis enjoy their Tigers basketball and at no point did they show that more than when John Calipari had things rolling and Derrick Rose was running the show. In fact their support for Memphis' collegiate basketball team was so great the Grizzlies became an afterthought..." September 16
USA Today "When Pau Gasol walks into a room he's hard to miss. Even in a lobby of princes and princesses sheikhs and counts who also happen to be IOC members he's treated like royalty. Olympic officials saddled up to him for a picture. One even stood on a chair to greet him at eye level. The two-time NBA..." September 06
ESPN.com "The Los Angeles Lakers’ pitch to try to convince Dwight Howard to stay started long before billboards sprung up around L.A. Some six months before the billboards appeared in positioning Howard as the franchise's future the Lakers put Pau Gasol in the past and often on the bench. “We did..." August 06
Los Angeles Times "After a difficult season Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol is looking forward to a new start this fall with the Lakers sans Dwight Howard. "I understood and understand it was a difficult situation for a lot of people to make things work" Gasol said Friday in a phone call from Spain. "As..." August 03
ESPN Los Angeles "While the Los Angeles Lakers were understandably disappointed when Dwight Howard called to tell them he was leaving to sign with the Houston Rockets late Friday afternoon, there was a silver lining. Now that Howard is gone, there will be no talk or discussion about using the amnesty provision..." July 06
L.A. Daily News "In one corner, Dwight Howard stands as what the Lakers hope to become their next franchise player. Yet, Howard has maintained he’s going to keep his options open once he becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1, marking the beginning of a series of courtships. In another corner, Pau Gasol..." June 04
L.A. Daily News "Before a group of screaming fans yelling his name, Pau Gasol asked them a simple question that sent them into a louder frenzy. "Do you want to be on my team?" Gasol asked. He uttered those words Monday at the Boys & Girls Club in downtown Los Angeles to mark the beginning of his self-named..." June 04
L.A. Daily News "After having a procedure Thursday to reduce the soreness surrounding the tendonosis in both of his knees, Pau Gasol is expected to need 12 weeks to recover before participating in any basketball-related activities. "Everything has gone well!" Gasol tweeted Thursday. "Now I'll have to rest my..." May 10
ESPN.com "Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol will undergo a procedure Thursday to address the tendonosis in both of his knees, the team announced Wednesday. The procedure, known as the FAST (Focused Aspiration of Scar Tissue) Technique, involves a probe being inserted into the knee which "directs..." May 09
ESPN.com "Pau Gasol left his exit meeting with general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday with an increased sense that he may very well have played his last game with the Lakers. “The future is uncertain,” Gasol said. “There’s no doubt about it. It’s a possibility that I could be gone and there’s a..." May 01
LA Kings Insider "Before settling into his seat in front of a horde of microphones and cameras, Kobe Bryant entered the Lakers’ media room on a scooter. It personified his progress as he’s slowly but surely progressed from a season-ending torn left Achilles. Nearly 2 ½ weeks have passed since suffering what he..." May 01
Pau told and showed me yesterday he tore a ligament in his right middle finger in Game 3. He plans to wear a splint today.
L.A. Daily News "This underachieving season has worn on Pau Gasol in every way imaginable. In what he described as a “roller coaster,” Gasol navigated plenty of highs and lows. He faced reduced offensive role under Mike D’Antoni’s system. The Lakers coach even featured Gasol as a reserve for six games. Of..." April 27
Fox Sports West "As the Lakers prepare for the opening game of the first round playoff series against the Spurs, Pau Gasol gave an update on the team as they head to San Antonio. It seemed like a normal tweet from Gasol, until former Lakers head coach Phil Jackson came across it. Jackson took a shot at..." April 22
L.A. Daily News "Once practice ended, two scenarios played out that show how the Lakers have tried to adapt without Kobe Bryant leading them. While the Lakers' star had surgery to treat a torn left Achilles tendon at a nearby hospital Saturday afternoon, Dwight Howard gathered his teammates together and..." April 17
Source: Don't be surprised if Pau Gasol is coming off the bench at Minnesota on Wednesday after the Lakers went 0-2 upon his return.
L.A. Daily News "They're back. Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol are expected to return to the lineup for today's home game against Washington. Bryant missed the past two games because of a severe left ankle sprain and flu, and Gasol has missed 20 games with a foot injury. "Right now I'm just looking forward to..." March 22
Sporting News "Los Angeles Lakers stars Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol, testing their injuries in today’s practice, could return to game action Friday when LA hosts the Washington Wizards. "Hopefully Kobe and Pau will be back Friday, hopefully, and then we can start going forward with everybody that we need to..." March 21
Los Angeles Times "When the Lakers host the Washington Wizards on Friday, the team may finally have as close to a full roster as it has had all season. After the Lakers practiced Wednesday, Coach Mike D'Antoni said he expects Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol to play against the Wizards. "Hopefully Kobe and Pau will..." March 21
L.A. Daily News "Although an ultrasound taken Tuesday on the torn plantar fascia of his right foot showed it has continuously healed, Pau Gasol doesn't have a firm return date. Gasol has nursed his foot injury for the past six weeks, and his rehab remains on track with the Lakers' initial timetable that he..." March 20
L.A. Daily News "Just when it appeared they could give Kobe Bryant some peace of mind as he heals from a sprained left ankle, the Lakers allowed other problems to emerge. The Lakers' 99-76 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Monday marked a season low in total offense and a lost opportunity to move ahead in the playoff..." March 19
Los Angeles Times "The wait for Pau Gasol continues. After his plans to play against Phoenix on Monday had to be scrapped because he experienced soreness in his recovering right foot, the veteran Lakers forward said Sunday he was no longer publicly targeting a specific game for his return. "I don't want to put..." March 18
L.A. Daily News "Pau Gasol still remained in jovial spirits despite the news surrounding his return. The additional pain Gasol sensed in his right foot after playing a game of two-on-two Saturday will keep him sidelined when the Lakers play tonight in Phoenix, a benchmark the Lakers believed only days ago could..." March 18
Pau Gasol (foot), who had soreness after playing 2-on-2 on Sat., is out for at least LAL's SUN/MON games. Ultrasound coming on Tues.
Los Angeles Times "Kobe Bryant is doubtful for Sunday's game against Sacramento, the Lakers said, and it was only the first half of an unsettling injury report. Pau Gasol experienced soreness in his right foot while playing a two-on-two game at the team's training facility Saturday. He will see foot specialist..." March 16
L.A. Daily News "As he completed another basketball workout, Pau Gasol seemed in good spirits. That's because Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni said it's possible Gasol will play Sunday against Sacramento, but more likely Monday when the Lakers travel to Phoenix. D'Antoni also suggested he will use Gasol..." March 16
D'Antoni: Pau Gasol will be back Sunday vs. Sacramento or more likely Mon vs. Phoenix. He's been out since Feb. 5 w/ tear in right foot.
Los Angeles Times "The trade deadline passed a few weeks ago, but the Lakers will add a significant player to their active roster next week. Pau Gasol will return soon from torn plantar fascia in his right foot. The only game he ruled out was Friday at Indiana. "Everything else is possible. I'm not going to..." March 14
Silver Screen And Roll "Pau Gasol has been out of action since tearing his plantar fascia for four entire weeks, but the Los Angeles Lakers' big man is getting closer to his return, and hopes to participate in running drills after the Lakers finish their road trip Wednesday night against the New Orleans Hornets, via Mark..." March 06
L.A. Daily News "Lakers forward Pau Gasol told this newspaper he plans to seek medical clearance to participate in running drills once the Lakers return Thursday from a two-game trip. Gasol has missed 12 games in the past month since tearing the plantar fascia of his right foot. At the team's morning..." March 06
L.A. Daily News "Assuming he doesn’t experience any setbacks, Pau Gasol plans to seek medical clearance to participate in running drills once the Lakers returns Thursday from a two-day trip that includes stops in Oklahoma City (tonight) and New Orleans (Wednesday). When the Lakers (30-3) play the Oklahoma City..." March 05
Orange County Register "Pau Gasol has made progress in his return from a torn plantar fascia in his right foot when he was cleared Tuesday to start working out. Gasol got the green light to start using an elliptical machine from Dr. Steven Yoon after having an ultrasound on his foot. Despite the news, Coach Mike..." February 28