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Pau Gasol Diagnosed With Plantar Fasciitis On Right Foot, Probable For Friday

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Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on December 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on December 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) After battling with tendinitis for two weeks on his knees, Pau Gasol was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis on his right foot, said the Lakers in a statement.

MRI was performed by foot specialist Dr. Kenneth Jung Thursday after returning to Los Angles from a loss to Denver.

Gasol is coming of a 19-point game in a losing effort against the Denver Nuggets.

Gasol will be probable for Friday’s game in Portland.

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