Diagnosed with a strained right groin on Feb. 1, Gasol missed the Lakers' last five games. He spoke briefly in the locker room at
The 7-foot power forward/center was examined on Thursday by Dr. Steve Yoon of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Group.
The Lakers don't play again until Feb. 19, hosting the
It's unclear if Gasol will be available by then, but the two-time
Gasol is averaging 17.0 points and 10.2 rebounds.