Looks like Drew and Pau will both miss tomorrow’s match up vs. the Memphis Grizzlies.

Picture 1L.A. Times: It was a day of medical terms and injury evaluations, a time for the Lakers to take a breath after two overtime road victories and, of greater importance, take stock of their ailing big men.

Andrew Bynum was their latest 7-footer to undergo an MRI exam, the results showing a strained right elbow that left him listed as doubtful for tonight’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Pau Gasol did some work on the practice court Thursday but declared himself out for tonight’s game, unless his strained right hamstring suddenly felt much, much better today.

In other words, DJ Mbenga might start at center. Or if the Lakers go with a small lineup, Lamar Odom might get the call in the middle, with Josh Powell moving into the starting lineup at forward. “Whatever it takes,” Odom said.

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  • IHATECELTS4LIFE

    I wonder how Odom Powell DJ will keep Marc Zach and Hasheem away from the basket

  • PauLAsol

    it should be interestin to see what our beloved lakers can do without 2 big men and proficient scorers, maybe mitch will begin to do something bout our lame bench

  • Leo

    Don’t worry, let them rest…We’re not going against top-tier teams here. Face it, most teams would kill to have a lineup with the likes of Kobe, Artest, and Odom.

  • Short Dog

    Shit-we got kobe and they don’t. No sweat.

  • WifelovesLuke

    And the best part is Bynum can’t injure another knee against the Grizzlies if he’s sitting on the bench. Crisis averted!!

    1-2-3-Ring!!

  • Monkey