Found February 06, 2013 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
Injuries continue to plague the Lakers big men this season. Pau Gasol will be out 6-8 weeks after suffering a partial tear of his plantar fascia. The injury happened late in the fourth quarter Tuesday night as the Lakers matched up against the Nets. The Lakers are already without the services of back up forward Jordan Hill and Dwight Howard who missed his third game in a row because of his shoulder labrum injury. Kobe Bryant spoke up saying that Dwight needs to man up and play through the injury. “I think it’s an experience thing,” Bryant said. “Like for me, when I was growing up in high school and middle school, unfortunately but fortunately, I dealt with injuries. Not injuries that are debilitating, but injuries that you have to play through and you have to manage the pain. So when you go through those things, you learn your body and you know what you can push through and know what you can’t push through. “But Dwight’s never been hurt. … So when you have an injury that hurts you,...
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