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Take this how you may, but the Los Angeles Lakers and Toronto Raptors are rumored to be in trade talks in a move that would send Pau Gasol north of the border for Andrea Bargnani. This may be jumping the gun as the Lakers have been struggling mightily, however not as much as the Toronto Raptors.
The rumored trade would send Pau Gasol to Toronto in exchange for Jose Calderón, Bargnani, and a third player. The Minnesota Timberwolves also made contact with the Lakers organization, but ESPN is reporting the Lakers have declined to view any potential packages, and instead are focusing on making the team they currently have work.
Sources told ESPNLosAngeles.com that Gasol was not remaining on the Lakers’ bench because of trade talks, but general manager Mitch Kupchak did alert representatives of Gasol that if he was unable to adjust to D’Antoni’s system a trade scenario would be explored.
The possibility of dispersing Gasol for a Bargnani who would be more inclined to shoot ...
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The Los Angeles Lakers are in turmoil. At least they seem that way. However, it's early in the season, the Lakers are just two games under .500, and there is hope on the horizon. They have trade options, and they have players who will eventually return from injury. Pau Gasol could net the Lakers what they need offensively if the team decides to move him. And Steve...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol is expected to miss his third straight game with tendinitis in his knees.
Coach Mike D'Antoni said at the Lakers' shootaround that he hadn't received an official update from team doctors, but he took that to mean that Gasol is ''not ready yet'' for Friday night's game at Oklahoma City. D'Antoni says it '...
The Lakers are considering bringing Pau Gasol off the bench when he returns from knee tendinitis, according to a source.
Pau Gasol's trade value is dropping.
A couple of days ago, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was quoted by media members telling Pau Gasol to put on his "big boy pants".Well, it appears that Gasol and the Lakers forgot their "big boy pants" as they blew a 13-point lead in a loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday.During the Houston radio telecast of the game, announcer Craig Ackerman celebrated...
The Los Angeles Lakers have had a slow start to the NBA season, and despite huge expectations from fans and critics, they have been a disappointment. Obviously, they have dealt with injuries with Steve Nash and Steve Blake, defensive issues, and Dwight Howard’s free throw problem, but the scapegoat for the time being has been Pau [...]The post Toronto Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves...
The Raptors would likely build a trade for Pau Gasol centered around Andrea Bargnani and Jose Calderon.
From Dwight Howard's missed free throws to folks crying for Pau Gasol to be shipped out of Los Angeles, The Unsportsmanlike Conduct Show is back in full effect.The post Podcast: The Lakers (Literally) Cannot Trade Pau Gasol appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Source: Ignore any and all trade talk about Pau Gasol because the Lakers landed Steve Nash by promising him he would get to play with Gasol. Nash made it a prerequisite for passing on offers from Toronto and the Knicks that Pau would be around, the source said.
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The Lakers have been in the news lately for their bad play, and Kobe Bryant calling out Pau Gasol for playing bad, and saying "put on your big boy pants." Houston Rockets radio voice Craig Ackerman played that quote to his own advantage last night at the end of their game against the Lakers. The Rockets held on to beat the Lakers 107-105 and it wasn't without some...
The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers’ thinking.
The Toronto Raptors and Minnesota Timberwolves have both recently tried to engage the Lakers in trade discussions for Gasol, sources told ESPN.com, but the Lakers continue...
A condition of Steve Nash signing with the Lakers was that they wouldn't trade Pau Gasol.
Last week I told you to buy low on Pau Gasol. I gave you a reasoned explanation why. I scoured his career averages, looked at his current season averages and concluded that the only real difference was his poor FG, lack of FGA attempts vis-a-vis his career FGA and points per game. Of course, a poorer FG and less FGA per translate to less points per game! Reasonable explanation like...
The Los Angeles Lakers badly need a victory Wednesday night considering the location of the final stop of this week's road trip.
The Lakers will try to avoid their second three-game skid and could again be without Pau Gasol as they take on the New Orleans Hornets.
Los Angeles (8-10) led by as many as 17 points and was still up 13 in the fourth quarter before falling 107-105...