NBA commissioner David Stern and Grizzlies majority owner Michael Heisley will be in the building tonight when the Grizzlies play the Portland Trailblazers. So, presumably, will Pau Gasol, but it looks like, contrary to some rumors, the team's 7-foot All Star will be modeling plus-size suits instead of Beale Street Blue.
In case you cant read the Spanish, weve run the report through one of those handy Internet translator programs. Enjoy the unintentional comedy: Pau will return to the courts next Saturday.
- It Is the day indicated for its reaparición. Already there is final date for the return of Pau Gasol to the courts once surpassed its wound. The player of the Grizzlies will play again next Saturday, in the party that its team will dispute set against the Heat, present champions of the League, in Miami. Itself gave for fact that the player franchise of Memphis would reappear this week, but Tuesday the concrete party was known.
Pau is found totally recovered of its wound in the base of the fifth metatarsal of its left foot, but still something lacks him of form and rhythm of competition. Therefore it has itself determined to delay its reentry in the NBA some days.
The desire of Spanish was to play Thursday before Portland, in a collision in which would have been seen in the trail with Sergio Rodriguez, but resulted too hasty.
The second option was to play already set against Atlanta next Friday, although al final was decided to postpone it a day more and to be premiered out of Memphis, where the pressure would be greater.
For more on the Grizzlies and, later tonight, a post-game report on tonight's game and Stern's visit, see Beyond the Arc, the Flyers Grizzlies blog.