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Last season, Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol had an infamous incident with Clippers guard Chris Paul where he patted him on the head
during a regular season game which lead to a Paul freak out.
In the October edition of GQ magazine
, Paul reveals that he still isn't over the incident and had even provided a term for what Gasol did to him:
In the waning seconds of a close game, Lakers seven-footer Pau Gasol gently patted CP3 on the head after the two had exchanged words. Paul's ensuing freak-out led SportsCenter that night.
Gasol made a tepid apology; six months later, Paul is still annoyed. "We call that sonnin", he explains to me.
"Like when I take Li'l Chris to the bathroom, I'll walk with my hand on his head. That's my son. You know what I mean? I understand that Gasol is that tall, but don't do to me what I do to my son."
Now, we know what "sonning" means....
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Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul says he remains upset about how Los Angeles Lakers big man Pau Gasol patted him on the head during a game last season.
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