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Just one day after the Philadelphia 76ers lost Thaddeus Young for about a month, the Los Angeles Lakers will be without Pau Gasol for at least the month of February. Last night against the Brooklyn Nets, Gasol went to jump to defend a Brook Lopez shot, but got no lift and went down grabbing his foot. He stayed in the game the next possession, but you could tell he was injured. The Lakers power forward went straight to the locker room and was seen leaving the game on crutches. It turns out that he strained or might have even torn his plantar fasciitis. The Lakers are already under .500 and are playing without Dwight Howard at the moment who is also injured. If you didn't own Earl Clark before, you better go pick him up now!Earl Clark (34% Yahoo, 41.5% ESPN, 73% CBS) has been a valuable fantasy player for the past 30 days now, but has just jumped to must own status! He is averaging 13.8 points and 10.4 rebounds over his last 5 games after averaging 10 points and 8.4 rebounds during the entire month of January. The Lakers are short handed, and Clark has been their most consistent player. It turns out that he, not Antawn Jamison was that guy who flourishd under Mike D'Antoni (Shawn Marion, Joe Johnson, etc.).Read the Thaddeus Young post for the guys to go after to replace Pau Gasol.
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A league source told CBS Sports today that Gasol has a partial tear of his plantar fascia. This couldn’t have come at a worse time for the Lakers who have just started playing decent ball. The tear came during the Lakers impressive short-handed win against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.
Pau Gasol has a partial tear of his plantar fascia and is expected to be out at least six weeks...
More bad news for the Lakers as an MRI taken Wednesday revealed a plantar fascia tear in Pau Gasol's foot. He will reportedly be out for at least six weeks.
The Lakers announced Thursday that Pau Gasol will be out for a minimum of 6-8 weeks with a torn plantar fascia in his right foot.
Gasol was injured on Tuesday in the fourth quarter of the Lakers' 92-83 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
After an initial diagnosis in Boston, Gasol flew to Los Angeles where he was examined by foot specialist Dr. Kenneth Jung.
Gasol has struggled...
Bad news for the Lakers (23-26), who have won 6 of their last 7 games. After straining suffering a plantar fasciitis strain late in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s win in Brooklyn (Video), an MRI has revealed that forward, Pau Gasol, has a partial tear of his plantar fascia and is expected to miss six to eight weeks if he decides to rehab, or 10-12 weeks if he decides to...
Gasol's Lakers future is, most likely, in a ton of jeopardy at the moment
The 2012-13 season has been a disaster in many ways for the Los Angeles Lakers.
First off, and most prevalent, is their record of 23-26 which is awful by Lakers standards and is completely not indicative of how talented they actually are. Secondly, they traded for Dwight Howard AND...
Give Pau Gasol points for being optimistic.
Shortly before heading in for an MRI on his injured right foot on Wednesday, the Lakers big man posted a photo of himself smiling and giving two thumbs up. He tweeted that he was “hoping for good news!” A little while later, it was doubtful Gasol was all smiles.
The MRI revealed that Gasol had torn the plantar fascia in his foot and...
Pau Gasol will have an MRI on Wednesday and the fear is that he tore his plantar fascia.
It’s no secret that Pau Gasol is not happy with things in LA, but are things bad enough for him to ask for a trade? Maybe, and his strained relationship with head coach Mike D’Antoni could be the main reason.
The two met a few weeks ago to try to hash out their differences.
“It’s hard to know personalities if you don’t get in touch with them,”
“It was an effort on...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol left Tuesday's win over the Brooklyn Nets after straining the plantar fascia in his right foot late in the fourth quarter.
The NBA has suspended Metta World Peace one game without pay for an altercation with Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight in the Lakers' 98-97 win on Sunday.
The Lakers will also be without center Dwight Howard as the team takes on the Nets in Brooklyn
As if the Sixers front line wasn’t thin enough, they will now have to play 3 weeks without starting power forward, Thaddeus Young who is averaging 15 points and 7.4 rebounds a game. He has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 hamstring strain.
According to the Philadelphia Inquirer:
A 76ers spokesman said that forward Thaddeus Young has a Grade One left hamstring strain and will likely...
Kobe Bryant had 21 points and eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absences of Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace, and the loss of Pau Gasol to beat the Brooklyn Nets 92-83 on Tuesday night.
Antawn Jamison, starting for the suspended World Peace, made the go-ahead basket during a closing 14-3 run for the Lakers, who have won three straight and six of their last...