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Indefinitely replaced in Mike D’Antoni’s offense by the immortal Earl Clark, the underachieving Los Angeles Lakers should ship four-time All-Star power forward Pau Gasol to the New York Knicks for six-time All-Star and 2007 All-NBA First Team selection Amar’e Stoudemire prior to the trade deadline on February 21. The Lakers, who have the league’s largest payroll at just more than $100 million, lost to the Bulls in Chicago on Monday night to fall to 17-24 and 3.5 games out of the No. 8 spot. “We’re better when we’re small,” said D’Antoni’, 61, who has compiled a coaching record of 400-358 … Continue reading →
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The Lakers will now bring Pau Gasol off the bench and have Earl Clark start in his place. Is this a sign that Gasol will be traded?
CHICAGO Pau Gasol's up-and-down season continued Monday. He's no longer a starter.
Lakers head Mike D'Antoni said it was a "gut feeling" to put Earl Clark alongside Dwight Howard in the Lakers' starting lineup for Monday's game against the Chicago Bulls.
Not to mention that Howard and Gasol haven't played well together on the court, D'Antoni...
Pau Gasol has been largely marginalized under Mike D'Antoni and is currently coming off the bench.
The Los Angeles Lakers are trying anything they can to get better, and get better quickly. This includes Mike D'Antoni's recent decision to play Pau Gasol off the bench. Rather than start the veteran forward, D'Antoni has been bringing Gasol off the bench. Initially Gasol had indicated that he was alright with it, but now it seems that's not the case.Gasol...
Nevertheless, D’Antoni has marginalized Gasol, leaving him livid and privately expecting to be traded before the February deadline for an athletic forward who fits his coaching designs. Buss believed that Nash had been neutralized in the Princeton offense, sources say, and that he would never flourish with the changes – blessed by the organization over the summer, by the way...
Photo by: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North AmericaWhen the starting lineup for the Los Angeles Lakers was revealed for the game against the Chicago Bulls last Monday night, Pau Gasol’s name was not on it. Head coach Mike D’Antoni decided to leave the now healthy Spaniard on the bench, giving the starting gig to Earl Clark. And that might not change anytime soon.D’Antoni told...
Los Angeles Lakers’ Head Coach, Mike D’Antoni said on Monday before the Lakers’ 95-83 loss to the Chicago Bulls that Pau Gasol would be coming off the bench going forward and Earl Clark will replace him in the starting lineup. The reason D’Antoni gave for this is to be “smaller” something he says helps the [...]
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Pau Gasol has started 816 of his 823 career NBA games.
The struggling Los Angeles Lakers have juggled their starting
lineup, moving forward Pau Gasol to a reserve role and replacing
him with Earl Clark.
Teams maybe interested in acquiring Dwight Howard, but the Los Angeles Lakers continue to say they aren't ready to give up the All-Star, and hope to sign him to a new contract when he becomes an unrestricted free agent this summer.
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard re-aggravated the torn labrum in his right shoulder in the first half of the Lakers' game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. Howard will have the shoulder
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