Gasol Replaces Howard, and the Lakers Win over Wolves Again

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Gasol Replaces Howard, and the Lakers Win over Wolves Again
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The $100 million payroll Los Angeles Lakers replaced one All-Star with, in better times, another one Friday night at Target Center and proved with a careening 111-100 victory over the Timberwolves that some streaks are just more enduring than others. Sometimes-superstar Dwight Howard flew home Friday to have his injured shoulder treated, so Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni just moved Pau Gasol from the bench into the starting center spot, swapping one $19 million player for another.

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