NBA’s Lakers to play a home-and-home set with the Pelicans

Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol will miss Sunday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs with an injured right knee, the team announced.

The injury occurred during the Lakers’ 107-96 loss at San Antonio on Thursday.

Gasol finished the game with 16 points and 11 rebounds.

The Lakers (14-18) will face the Pelicans (17-17) in Los Angeles on Friday night.

The Spurs have won four of the last five meetings, including a 106-94 victory on Jan. 23 at Staples Center.