Originally written on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 2/6/13
Gasol's Lakers future is, most likely, in a ton of jeopardy at the moment The 2012-13 season has been a disaster in many ways for the Los Angeles Lakers. First off, and most prevalent, is their record of 23-26 which is awful by Lakers standards and is completely not indicative of how talented they actually are. Secondly, they traded for Dwight Howard AND Steve Nash this offseason with the clear directive of trying to win now, something they are doing the opposite of. And in a third way, they have completely alienated one of their best players. Ever since Mike Brown was fired five games into the season, and Mike D'Antoni was hired soon after, Pau Gasol -- a former All-Star and current great center -- has been slowly phased out of Los Angeles' current and future plans, most notably with the benching of Gasol a few weeks ago, a move that stunned both the center and the NBA world as well. In addition to not making much basketball sense, it served to piss off one of the...
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