O.C. Register: Pau Gasol injured his left index finger during a practice with the Spanish National team and was taken to the hospital for x-rays as a precautionary move, a Spanish website reported.
Lakers spokesman John Black said he received a call from Gasol’s agent, but as neither Mitch Kupchak or trainer Garry Vitti knew anything about the potential injury. Black said the team would be investigating the situation.
According to a loose translation of the story on Marca.com, Gasol injured the finger on his non-shooting hand while attempting to block a teammate’s shot. The team is awaiting results of the x-rays.
We’ll keep you updated with any developments.
Marca: 20 días para poder empezar a tocar balón cuando faltan 28 para que arranque la competición.
Translation: 20 days ’til he can touch the ball again, when 28 days more days ’til the competition.
We’ll keep you updated if anything new comes in…