Pau Gasol Injury Update

Pau GasolAccording to Lakers spokesman John Black, Pau Gasol had surgery earlier this week in Spain to repair a torn volar plate on the index finger of his left hand. Gasol will wear a splint for three weeks, when the Spanish National Team hopes that he can return to play for his country in the European Championships.

The Lakers expect to have an update on Gasol’s progress and return status in approximately three weeks.

In related news, Gasol spoke to Lakers Athletic Trainer Gary Vitti early Tuesday morning, determining that Vitti will travel to Barcelona at the end of the month to see Gasol.