After missing nine games with sprained ankle, Gasol returns to Lakers
The sprained left ankle is not 100 percent healed, but the Los Angeles Lakers will take whatever Pau Gasol can provide at center.
Gasol, who missed nine games because of the injury, returned to the starting lineup Wednesday night to play against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center.
Gasol scored 10 points in the Lakers' 104-91 win over Portland, playing nearly 32 minutes with six rebounds and seven assists.
Gasol had played in a brief scrimmage Saturday, ...
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