Pau is expected to play tonight against the Heat!

    The good news is Pau, after sitting out last game due to strep throat,  is expected to play tonight in the nationally televised match up against the Heat!

    doitLakers Basketblog: Pau Gasol, who missed Tuesday’s win over New York due to strep throat, took part in L.A.’s shootaround Friday morning in Miami. Lakers head coach Phil Jackson said he expects Gasol to play in the nationally televised contest against the Heat.

    The game can be viewed on KCAL HD or ESPN, and can be listened to on AM 570 KLAC at 8 p.m. eastern.

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