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For some reason Lakers fans love to hate Pau Gasol. Maybe its because he’s not the most physical, or maybe because he doesn’t always want to take the last shot, but for some reason the seven foot Spaniard finds himself at the center of blame for large Lakers losses.
Prior to the 2012 season, Gasol was nearly dealt to the New Orleans Hornets for Chris Paul, but due to David Stern’s veto Gasol remained with the purple and gold. Rather than demanding a trade like his teammate Lamar Odom, Gasol remained loyal to LA despite the fact that they did not remain loyal to him. The big question now is what will the Lakers do with him this offseason.
Although Pau had a poor game six, it is absolutely essential for the Lakers to keep him. Last season Pau averaged 17 points, 10 rebounds, and four assists, making him one of the best all around big men in basketball. A lot of people claim that Pau is soft… So if you’re going to try to tell me that the seventh best rebounder in the league is soft, yo...
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Kobe Bryant called out Pau Gasol after the Lakers' Game 4 loss to the Thunder, saying Oklahoma City is leaving him open and he needs to be more aggressive with the ball.
It's becoming very apparent that their needs to be some changes for the Los Angeles Lakers next season. Could Pau Gasol be the one that leaves because of it?Gasol averaged 13 points and 10 rebounds in the playoffs, but has been widely criticized for his lack of aggressiveness during that time.Kobe Bryant, after Game 4, even came out and criticized Gasol for that reason."...
When Pau Gasol arrived in Los Angeles five years ago, he was the missing link for the desperately rebuilding Lakers. His passing, vision, skill and selflessness fit seamlessly into Phil Jackson's triangle offense, and suddenly the Lakers were back to being the Lakers feared, loathed and on their way to three straight NBA Finals appearances and back-to-back titles.
Now that the Lakers are on the golf course management has a number of decisions to make regarding the future of the team. Pau Gasol is one of the movable pieces that could be exchanged.
Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol spent the final minutes of the Los Angeles Lakers' final game arguing in Oklahoma City, disagreeing on the best way to run a pick-and-roll play.
It might have been the tandem's last few minutes together with a franchise that has little patience when even great players stop bringing home rings.
The Lakers were eliminated in the second round for...
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Two of the Lakers' three losses in their Western Conference Semifinals series against the Thunder have come down to key turnovers at inopportune times.
The latest was an interesting cross-court pass from Pau Gasol that Kevin Durant intercepted, setting up his go-ahead 3-pointer that proved to be the difference in teh fourth quarter. Gasol, a typically skilled passer, made that...
If you’ve been following the NBA playoffs at all, you’d know that the Lakers were eliminated last night by the Oklahoma City Thunder. Ice Cube, probably the biggest celebrity Lakers fan out there, took to Twitter to express his two cents over the play of Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol in Game 5.
There were a total of zero tweets from Ice Cube about the whopping total of zero assists...
Kobe Bryant criticized Pau Gasol for throwing away a pass with 33.9 seconds remaining in the Lakers' 103-100 loss to Oklahoma City on Saturday.
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Last year ‘White Chocolate’ guard Jason Williams officially announced his retirement from the NBA after a 12-year career — He had some great moments, and some not so great moments — Here he looks just flat out guilty. Something was always up with this guy. -TO
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LOS ANGELES –The Lakers bench players either shook their heads in disbelief, let their jaws drop or tried to bury themselves in the palms on their hands as the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant drained a fatal 3-point blow to seal Game 4.
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Are you there, God? It's me, Unemployed20) Pau Gasol came out with his He's Mad and Doesn't Want To Be Blamed For Everything face, but he's not in good enough shape or heart to hold that for more than a half at a time19) Russell Westbrook has adapted well to the lax standards of playoff technical fouls18) Devin Ebanks gave the Lakers some chasedown blocks tonight...
24 hours after the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2012 playoff ouster, the weather remains sunny in Los Angeles, although the future of the Lakers remains as ominous and as cloudy as ever. The Lakers are officially cap-strapped, have an aging core, lack perimeter shooting, lack consistency at the PG position, and no longer have the same chemistry that once made them title contenders. But...