Los Angeles Lakers: Pau Gasol makes progress in rehab

Apr 26, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers power forward Pau Gasol (left) reaches for the ball against San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Danny Green (4) during game three of the first round of the 2013 NBA playoffs at the Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered through a lot of injuries last season, and a player that was particularly hit by the injury bug was Pau Gasol. Gasol is forced to miss the upcoming EuroBasket 2013 tournament as he is going through rehab following procedures on his knees. However, it seems that things are going well and Gasol is ready to get back on the basketball court.

“After this morning work, this evening I will get back to the basketball court wearing these!” Gasol wrote on his Instagram account, which featured a photo of his shoes.

It’s unclear what basketball drills Gasol completed, but the step marks another level of progress surrounding the rehab around his knees. He had played with a variety of ailments that kept him sidelined last season for 33 games, including knee tendonosis, plantar fascia in his right foot and a concussion.

(via InsideSocal.com)

After hitting a tough stride, Gasol seems to be on his way up and should be ready to go for the opening of the regular season. against the Clippers on October 29th.  Barry’s Tickets has tickets available for the home opener so make sure to grab a few and see if Gasol will be ready to face off against their Los Angeles rivals.

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