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Pau Gasol had 17 points, 20 rebounds and 11 assists, his second triple double of April.
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Mike D’Antoni was extraordinarily harsh on Pau Gasol when he took over the job as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers in November, but he’s finally softening his stance on the big man.
Gasol returned to the starting lineup on March 25 after missing six weeks with a foot injury. The team has gone 8-2 in its last 10 games — all of which Gasol has played over 30 minutes. Save...
PAU! RIGHT IN THE KISSER!
Kobe Bryant took to Twitter to show that even though he won't be on the court during the team's playoff run doesn't mean he doesn't have his teammate's backs.
Wednesday is the final day of the NBA regular season, and the Lakers & Jazz are fighting for their playoff lives. If the Jazz lose tomorrow night against the Memphis Grizzlies, the Lakers are in. Lakers big man, Pau Gasol phone in a favor to little brother and Grizzlies starting center, Marc.
According to Eric Pincus, Los Angeles Times:
Has Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol called...
The Los Angeles Lakers are going in the first round against the San Antonio Spurs confident and ready. They're gearing up strategy on how to play against the second seeded Spurs and looking on what makes their engine go.
Lakers forward Pau Gasol already knows what his mission is going to be. He's going to shoulder the task on defending the 36 year old Tim Duncan, who...
The Los Angeles Lakers, a team that was written off and easily ridiculed, are in the playoffs, which was no small feat.
“Everybody counted us out, but one thing that I told the guys tonight was that we’ve been through so much as a
Has There Ever Been A More Eventful Lakers Season?
Think about it.
There have certainly been better seasons in Laker-Land.
Many eventful ones too – 2008 springs to mind – from Kobe’s trade demand, to Bynum’s emergence and injury, through Gasol’s arrival and a Finals run.
2004 was pretty eventful too. Phil even wrote a book about it.
None of these seasons come even CLOSE...
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said Wednesday that head coach Mike D’Antoni will be back next season, reports Mike Bresnahan of the LATimes.com.
“Yeah, he’s back.
Steve Blake scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added his seventh career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Lakers secured the seventh playoff seed in the Western Conference with a 99-95 overtime victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Dwight Howard had 16 points and 18 rebounds, and the All-Star center blocked James Harden's shot in the final seconds of overtime for the...
Heading into the final day of the NBA’s regular season, both the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Lakers are still facing elimination from the post-season.
The scenarios that can play out are as follows.
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Steve Blake scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added his seventh career
triple-double, and the Los Angeles Lakers secured the seventh
playoff seed in the Western Conference with a 99-95 overtime
victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Photo courtesy of Noah Graham, Getty Images
In a pre-game interview, John Ireland asked Coach Mike D’Antoni what he planned to tell the team in order to get ready for tonight’s game.
“Bad things are gonna happen, “ D’Antoni said. “But don’t tie your troubles together.”
There were certainly troubles with which the Lakers had to face tonight. A team who averaged the...
A first round matchup of two historically successful franchises, especially in the past 15 years. Can the Lakers find an answer without Kobe Bryant? Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol were able to get it done at the end of the year and sneak into the playoffs. Meanwhile, the Spurs are back for more. They just don’t stop.
What San Antonio needs to do to win: Tony Parker. The...
The San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Lakers will meet in the 1st round of the playoffs. This is surprising that they are meeting so early, as these were 2 teams that were projected to be among the top 3 or 4 teams in the West. But with the Lakers’ chemistry and injury problems, they barely made it into the playoffs, but this sets up one of the most entertaining battles of the...