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Pau Gasol misses second half of Lakers game due to illness, will spend night in hospital

Mar 24, 2014, 1:20 AM EDT

Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol played his usual minutes in the first half of the Lakers eventual win over Orlando Sunday night, but didn’t come out of the locker room for the second half.

The team announced that he had become ill at halftime complaining of dizziness and nausea. He did not return to the game.

Then after the game came this news.

It doesn’t sound too serious, but is serious enough that he will spend the night in a hospital. Hopefully this is a speedy recovery.

The Lakers next game is Tuesday night against the Knicks, then the Lakers head out on a road back-to-back Thursday and Friday in Milwaukee and Minnesota.

  1. harshedmellow - Mar 24, 2014 at 2:27 AM

    How ever will the Lakers tank without him?!


    • paleihe - Mar 24, 2014 at 11:19 AM


  2. jacobk621 - Mar 24, 2014 at 2:54 AM

    Why are you even covering the Lakers they are not relevant this year ,, when’s the last time you posted anything on the Wizards ??

    • asimonetti88 - Mar 24, 2014 at 10:58 AM

      There was a story about Andre Miller posted 5 hours prior to the Gasol story.

  3. 1harrypairatesties - Mar 24, 2014 at 7:25 AM

    All of us not living in L.A. could care less about the Lakers. Gasol felt sick & missed the second half of a game. So what.

    • asimonetti88 - Mar 24, 2014 at 10:59 AM

      You could care less, eh?

      • jimeejohnson - Mar 24, 2014 at 11:20 AM

        You could care more.

  4. Professor Fate - Mar 24, 2014 at 10:45 AM

    Laughing at the three geniuses above who clicked on the article (thus insuring more Laker-related posts) in order to whine about articles they claim they don’t care about. Especially laughing at the hashtag twit.

    • harshedmellow - Mar 24, 2014 at 12:10 PM


  5. billtetley53 - Mar 24, 2014 at 12:05 PM

    Keep these lakers stories coming!
    Its amusing to watck lakers fans crying their eyes out and combating each and every post.

    The lakers are going to be mediocre for years.Deal with it.

  6. void96eater - Mar 24, 2014 at 1:44 PM

    Lakers all day?

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