Pau Gasol confirmed he will not have surgery on the torn plantar fascia in his right foot.

Gasol is expected to miss six to eight weeks with the injury.

"He's on crutches and he'll probably be there for a while but we'll get him back as soon as we can," said Mike D'Antoni.

"I know the significance of Pau being out," said Kobe Bryant. "A lot of people don't really understand but I understand the significance of it.