Found December 19, 2012 on RealGM:
PLAYERS: Pau Gasol
TEAMS: Los Angeles Lakers
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Pau Gasol returned to the Lakers' lineup on Tuesday.
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Gasol returns after eight-game layoff

Pau Gasol returned Tuesday night from an eight-game absence as the Los AngelesLakers host the Charlotte Bobcats at Staples Center. Gasol, who struggled with knee tendinitis through most of the early part of the season, has been given the green light to play without restriction. "The sky is the limit, 48 (minutes), if overtime 50," joked Gasol. The Lakers have struggled...

Pau Gasol Returns in Ugly Lakers' Win

As expected Pau Gasol returned to the court last night.  The Los Angeles Lakers had their All-Star forward back in the lineup for the first time since December 2nd.  His return signified a new hope for the team, but it is going to take time.  The Lakers beat the Charlotte Bobcats last night with Gasol back, but just barely.The Lakers won 101-100 against one of the worst teams...

Pau Gasol Says He Needs To Be On The Court In Crunch Time

Gasol had an impact in a variety of ways even while struggling with his shooting touch. He finishing with 10 points on three-for-10 shooting to go with nine rebounds and five assists in 29 minutes after missing the previous eight games to let the tendinitis in his knees subside. He was not on the court at the end of the game, with D’Antoni saying his conditioning was a factor....

Pau Gasol Will Start Tonight vs. Bobcats

Earlier then expected, Pau Gasol will return to the lineup tonight against the Bobcats after missing the last nine games with tendinitis in his knees. Mike D’Antoni says @paugasol will start tonight. He responded well to practice yesterday. LAL were 3-5 w/out Gasol. — Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) December 18, 2012

Both Gasol and Nash practice, near return

The Lakers received a bit of good news Monday as Pau Gasol and Steve Nash participated in a light, noncontact practice. Gasol (knee tendinitis) isn't officially cleared to play Tuesday night when the Lakers host the Charlotte Bobcats, but he should be able to return from an eight-game absence if he suffers no ill effects from Monday's workout. Nash is shooting to play in...

Gasol Could Return Tuesday

Pau Gasol had a successful workout on Saturday.

Let the trading season begin!

December 15 was a big day in the NBA trade market. Now, a big group of players who signed contracts in the offseason can be traded away by their respective teams. This past Saturday could be considered the official start of trade season. Whether a player is unhappy with his current situation or a team is not satisfied with a player’s performance, it may be time to cut ties and...

Like It or Not, D’Antoni Shakes Up the Rotation

Image Credit: Noah Graham, Jeff Gross | Getty ImagesPau Gasol finally made his return to the Lakers’ starting lineup Tuesday night, after missing the past eight games with knee tendinitis, but that was not the only change in the Lakers’ rotation.Metta World Peace:Along with Gasol returning to the starting lineup, Coach Mike D’Antoni decided to move Metta World Peace to the...

Ricky Rubio Doesn’t Like How Lakers Are Treating Pau Gasol

“Pau Gasol has given the Lakers a lot and I don’t feel he’s getting enough in return, especially as far as confidence,” Rubio said in a conference call earlier today. “But he’s a pro. If he goes to another team, I think he would make a contender out of that team. Wherever he goes, he’s going to be fighting for the title.” via HoopsHype

Pau Pau Pau-er Wheels

Initially, I heard that Pau Gasol practiced for the first time in 2 weeks and would return by Christmas. I then checked another source, which said he would play Tuesday night. Technically, that means he will be back “by Christmas,” but that’s a week difference. I need some accuracy! “Me too” – Austin Rivers. The Lakers don’t play again after Tuesday until Saturday,...

A Christmas Wish List From Lakers’ Fans

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Metta feels good about life -- and basketball

EL SEGUNDO, CA Just a few days ago, Kobe Bryant told an Internet sports site that the Lakers needed Metta World Peace to step up and be a team leader in order to move them back in a winning direction. Bryant told Yahoo! Sports: "A lot of responsibility is going to fall on me and Pau Gasol, but we need Metta World Peace. Metta has a big presence on this team. I really encourage...

Preview: Bobcats vs. Lakers

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Report Card: Bobcats @ Lakers

AP Photo/Chris CarlsonThe Lakers were able to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats and extend their winning streak to 3 games. With Pau back in the lineup the team was still not able to successfully run their half-court offense when both Pau and Dwight were in the game together. They got away with doing that tonight, but if the Lakers really want to win a championship they will need to find...
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