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Pau Gasol may come off bench

Updated: January 18, 2013, 9:56 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni is wrestling with the idea of bringing Pau Gasol off the bench, and the four-time All-Star is not embracing the thought of a potential demotion.

Gasol was a substitute Thursday after missing five games with a concussion. Earl Clark started at power forward in Gasol's place in the Lakers' 99-90 loss to the Miami Heat.

D'Antoni initially framed the lineup shift as a decision based on Gasol's conditioning and said on Thursday ...

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