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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 at 9:30 am  |  5 responses

Pau Gasol Confirms He Doesn’t Need Foot Surgery


The Los Angeles Lakers still won’t have Pau Gasol for 6-8 weeks, but the big fella (currently engulfed by an enormous boot) says he doesn’t need to go under the knife to repair his right foot. Per the LA Times: “Pau Gasol limped into the Lakers’ practice facility Monday, leaning on a pair of giant crutches. Gasol rejoined his team after the Lakers finished a seven-game trip. The Lakers forward-center confirmed he will not have surgery on the torn plantar fascia in his right foot. The team expects Gasol to be out a minimum of six to eight weeks with the injury. ‘He’s fine,’ said Coach Mike D’Antoni. ‘He’s on crutches and he’ll probably be there for a while but we’ll get him back as soon as we can.’ [...] Kobe Bryant said he was frustrated by Gasol’s unfortunate injury. ‘Every time we’re playing well, we find a rhythm of how we want to go about things, it seems like we get hit with another injury,’ said Bryant. ‘Now we need to find another way to go about it. It’s a moving target right now.’”

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  • spit hot fiyah

    everyone says that the lakers got the steal of the century when they traded for pau. they probably wouldn’t mind a do over right now and get a healthy marc

  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Sanchez

    ahh c’mon. 2 championships and got more heart then dwight?! you got to be kidding me

  • RayJr

    Co-sign Sanchez. 2 ships and who knew Marc would pan out to be this good. Actually with Marc playing so well it really doesn’t look like a steal anymore.

  • https://twitter.com/jasontichenor Mr. Wet

    Well, they’d be in a better position to win a chip now. But, they wouldn’t have had those 2 they got.

  • RayJr

    True

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