San Antonio Spurs heart Pau Gasol returned to the lineup Friday evening at Denver.
Gasol, who in his 17th season had missed San Antonio’s final 26 games as a result of of a stress fracture in his left foot, didn’t enter the 102-99 loss however was out there off the bench.
Gasol had taken on a reserve function this season and averaged 6.eight factors, 6.1 rebounds and three.1 assists as a member of the group’s second unit.
“It is across the ballpark [return date] we had in thoughts,” Gasol informed reporters earlier than the sport. “I’m glad I used to be in a position to recuperate nicely and heal nicely regardless that it was a bit of tough at first and it wasn’t clear reduce what was occurring.”