The Lakers forward/center will miss his second game of the season, battling through a lingering upper respiratory infection.
Gasol sat out his first game of the season on Saturday with the same ailment as the Lakers were blasted by the Golden State Warriors, 102-83.
"I think it's lingering a little bit," Coach Mike D'Antoni said after practice but prior to the announcement that Gasol would miss Friday. "He's here. Here's ready to go, I think."
In 28 appearances, Gasol is averaging 14.7 points on 44.6% shooting along with 9.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists.
The Lakers are listing Gasol as day-to-day.