Chris Kaman to start for Pau Gasol

Updated: December 27, 2013, 9:48 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

SALT LAKE CITY -- Chris Kaman will start in place of Pau Gasol when the Los Angeles Lakers play the Utah Jazz on Friday, Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni said after the team's shootaround Friday morning.

Gasol is out while dealing with an upper respiratory infection and did not join the team on its flight to Utah on Thursday. He is officially listed as day to day by the Lakers.

Gasol sat out the 102-83 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday with the same condition but ...

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