Found December 10, 2012 on RealGM:
PLAYERS: Pau Gasol
TEAMS: Los Angeles Lakers
Pau Gasol will return to his starting role when he comes back from knee tendinitis.
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Gasol may not start when healthy

OKLAHOMA CITY The Lakers are debating whether to bring Pau Gasol off the bench when he returns from knee tendinitis, said a person familiar with the team's thinking. Gasol has struggled mightily this season, averaging 12.6 points and shooting only 42, both career lows. The Lakers are trying to decide how a demotion to the bench would affect Gasol. If they determined it would...

Gasol to keep starting job, at least initially

Pau Gasol will remain a starter when the tendinitis in his knees subsides to the point that he can play again. For the time being. Subject to change. Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni said he wanted to see how the power forward and injured point guard Steve Nash play together before making any adjustments to his lineup. "I'm not going to mess with Pau," D'Antoni...

Lakers Injury News: Pau Gasol Has Not Lost His Starting Job

Pau Gasol has missed the last four games for the Los Angeles Lakers with knee tendinitis.  He has been battling the injury all season long, and it seems to be limiting his production.  He has been the source of relentless trade rumors all season because of his reduced productivity.  Despite all this, he will be back in the starting lineup when he returns from the injury. According...

Source: Lakers Consider Reserve Role For Pau Gasol

The Lakers are considering bringing Pau Gasol off the bench when he returns from knee tendinitis, according to a source.

Trade Rumors Continue To Swirl Around Gasol

How can we talk about the Los Angeles Lakers without continuing to question Pau Gasol and whether or not he's going to stick around or be shipped off?

Lakers' Gasol likely out tonight

Lakers starting forward Pau Gasol was not at the team's morning shootaround and will likely miss his fifth straight game with tendinitis in his knees. As Los Angeles began a four-game road trip, coach Mike D'Antoni didn't think Gasol would play against the Cavaliers. D'Antoni would not speculate if Gasol would play on the trip and said his progress will be evaluated...

Lakers' Gasol still slowed by sore knees

Lakers starting forward Pau Gasol was not at the team's morning shootaround and will likely miss his fifth straight game with tendinitis in his knees. As Los Angeles began a four-game road trip, coach Mike D'Antoni didn't think Gasol would play against the Cavaliers. D'Antoni would not speculate if Gasol would play on the trip and said his progress will be evaluated...

NBA Rumors: Timberwolves and Raptors Have Inquired About Trading for Pau Gasol

If and when the Lakers trade Pau Gasol they are probably going to get the better of the deal. They are being prudent and taking their time before pulling the trigger. According to ESPN the Timberwolves and Raptors have already reached out to the Lakers, but the Lakers want to see how their squad does [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other...

Kevin Durant: Kobe Bryant's an 'old fart'

Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant, who is now at 10,517 career points after scoring 36 in the Thunder's 114-108 victory over the Lakers Friday night, remembers growing up and watching Kobe Bryant dominate.  “I didn't really get to see a lot of Jordan in his prime,” said Durant, who then playfully took a jab at Bryant. “But seeing Kobe, I know he's an old fart.”...

Steve Nash could return for Lakers road-trip

Steve Nash is hoping to return to the Los Angeles Lakers lineup Tuesday in Cleveland.  However, coach Mike D'Antoni told Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times that, “I wouldn’t put my reputation on it. It’s possible." Nash has missed 18 games this season because of a small fracture in his fibula.  D'Antoni said Nash's attitude is more upbeat as he gets closer...

No easy answers for 'baffling' LA

CLEVELAND -- Mike D'Antoni stood outside the visiting locker room and stared at the ground. His eyes were bloodshot, his hair a mess, his tie out of sorts. It was as if he had spent the previous 48 minutes tumbling in a clothes dryer. "The state that we're in, that's inexcusable, and we've got to figure it out," he said. D'Antoni was speaking after...

Lakers’ Team Outing to Watch ‘Lincoln’ Tests Bounds of Players’ History Knowledge, Ability to Stay Awake

Hopefully Metta World Peace didn’t take this one too hard. The Lakers went on a team outing to a movie theater Thursday, watching Lincoln together before Friday night’s big showdown with the Oklahoma City Thunder. This evening, the entire team, we're going to watch a movie at theater! I'll tell you about it later! #teambonding— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) December 06, 2012...

Magic Johnson criticizes Lakers

Former Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson, who won five NBA titles in the 1980s with the Lakers, took the time to rip his old team at a news conference to introduce Dodgers pitcher Matt Greinke, who had just signed a six year, $147 million deal. Johnson is a minority owner in the Dodgers, but always finds time to criticize the Lakers. Via USA TODAY Sports: "First, we...

Lakers bumbling, baffling and just plain bad

CLEVELAND -- Mike D'Antoni stood outside the visiting locker room and stared at the ground. His eyes were bloodshot, his hair a mess, his tie out of sorts. It was as if he had spent the previous 48 minutes tumbling in a clothes dryer. "The state that we're in, that's inexcusable, and we've got to figure it out," he said. D'Antoni was speaking after...
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