The Griz announced Friday that Gasol had been cleared to participate in contract practices.
"It depends. It could be (Wednesday)," Gasol said when asked about a report that his return is planned for Dec. 13 when the Griz host Portland. "Hopefully it will be next week if nothing bad happens over the next few days. Maybe Wednesday. Maybe Friday."
"I'm 95 percent sure that I'll play," Jones said.
"We'll take it game by game with him," Fratello said. "We left it up to him basically. I just roll with Eddie as he tells me how he feels. Then we have to watch his performance on the court. If he's ready to play mentally and physically and if he's productive we can use him for as many minutes as he can give us."