How Does Pau Gasol’s Injury Affect the Lakers?

The injuries continue to pile up for the Lakers. With Dwight Howard still ailing, the Lakers confirmed yesterday that Pau Gasol will miss significant time with a partial tear of his plantar fascia.

With the season hanging in the balance, how does Gasol’s injury effect the Lakers, and what can they do to fill the void left by Pau’s absence? David Brickley and Jason Riley discuss in the latest episode of Voice of the Nation: Fastbreak.

Jason Riley is the executive director of He also pens a regular opinion column, Out of Bounds, and is the co-host of Voice of the Nation: Fastbreak. He currently splits his time in Los Angeles, CA and Carlsbad, CA.