The Lakers have shut down 32-year old power forward Pau Gasol indefinitely as he has tendonitis in both of his knees. Gasol has played in 15 games (13 starts) for the Lakers so far this year and he is averaging 34.8 minutes, 12.6 points, 8.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.2 blocked shots. Head coach Mike D’Antoni is going to give Gasol as much time as he needs to heal his knees. That means that 36-year old Antawn Jamison is going to step into the starting lineup for a while in Gasol’s old spot. He has played in 18 games (1 start) for the Lakers so far this year and he is averaging 19.9 minutes, 7.8 points, 4.9 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game. I think Jamison will do a solid job while Gasol is out of action.
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