Pau Gasol Injury: Updates on Spurs Forward’s Hand and Return

January 19th, 2017 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »

San Antonio Spurs star Pau Gasol suffered a fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his left hand during warm-ups before Thursday night's game against the Denver Nuggets, the team announced on Twitter. It's unclear when he will return.

Continue for updates.  

Popovich Comments on Gasol's Timeline for Return

Thursday, Jan. 19

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said Gasol will be out "a while," per Melissa Rohlin of the San Antonio Express-News.

Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver reported Gasol will be out indefinitely. 

Gasol Provides Consistency on Offense for Spurs' Frontcourt

At 36 years old, Gasol has continued to churn out robust numbers. Entering Thursday night, he was averaging 11.7 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game. 

He certainly hasn't shown signs of slowing down. Last season he averaged 16.5 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game in 72 contests for the Chicago Bulls. In a season full of injuries and disappointment—along with a failure to reach the postseason—Gasol and Jimmy Butler were two of the consta ...

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