Pau Gasol is still one of the very best centers in the NBA. He’s also a soon-to-be free agent and will likely walk away from the Los Angeles Lakers at the end of their horrific season. Should management try to keep him? Not if it isShow More Summary
It feels like Pau Gasol's name has been churning in the rumor mill for about as long as he's been a Los Angeles Laker. And after surviving another trade deadline, his teammate, Kobe Bryant, thinks he could be re-signed by L.A.'s front...Show More Summary
If you were somehow able to coax your abnormally tall dad into lacing up his New Balances and participating in a driveway-hoops dunk contest with you, this is probably what would happen. Hiiinggghhhh, goddammit! Read more...
Not only are the Los Angeles Lakers all but guaranteed to miss the playoffs for the first time in 10 seasons, but the Lake Show are on pace to finish with the worst record in the Western Conference in 2013-14. With just 20 wins through their first 59 games, L.A. Show More Summary
Now that Pau Gasol's cracked the whip over selfish play and small ball, the Lakers face the Trail Blazers in Portland, where they've been stunningly poor. Kobe Bryant has played only six games this season, taking away a strong-willed and sometimes critical voice of the Lakers.
The Los Angeles Lakers are a mess. They came into Friday night dead last in the Western Conference at 19-39. Veteran center Pau Gasol called out his teammates and coach Mike D'Antoni for a lack of discipline following a loss to the Indiana...Show More Summary
Pau Gasol and Mike D'Antoni take it up a notch during a dreadful season. Mike D'Antoni has a very selective memory when it comes to keeping things in house. Wasn't he the fellow who proclaimed to reporters in an interview that he sat Pau Gasol down in the fourth quarter "because I wanted us to win the game." If that isn't a slap in the face, I don't know what is.
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All is not peachy for the Los Angeles Lakers. Tensions are running high with the team having lost 26 of its last 32 games, and its most recent stretch of three straight losses has head coach Mike D'Antoni and Pau Gasol at odds. Again. "That's...Show More Summary
Pau Gasol complains about the Lakers' play in Tuesday night loss at Indiana, Mike D'Antoni defends his system, and then the Lakers lose against the Grizzlies. MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Another loss was swallowed up by the theatrics surrounding it, a common theme nowadays for the Lakers.
Bazemore, who took 19 shots in the Lakers' loss on Tuesday, cuts it down to nine shots on Wednesday after Pau Gasol's complaint that the team needs to move the ball more. MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Welcome to the Lakers. Enjoy the crossfire.
Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni says he understands the frustration that led to critical comments from Pau Gasol, but wishes the star center would not have lashed out publicly.
Here’s the Los Angeles Times reporting on the Lakers and Pau Gasol, who like any proud veteran is not a fan of getting blown out, even at the hands of a top team like the Indiana Pacers. But this is mostly about the big picture, not one loss: The relationship between Pau Gasol and Lakers Coach [...]
When you're right, you're right. And Pau Gasol is (beyond) right. Following their 118-98 loss to the Indiana Pacers, Gasol had more than a few words of pointed criticism for his self-serving and ungoverned Los Angeles Lakers. "That's...Show More Summary
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The trap door is no longer a threat to Pau Gasol. He will finish in a couple months on his own two feet, in a manner befitting his grace. It’ll end when the Los Angeles Lakers’ regular-season schedule does, not via surprise trade toShow More Summary
There's nothing to see here: just a Dunk of the Night from 2001-02 Rookie of the Year Pau Gasol. Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert is perhaps the best defensive player in the game right now, but even he was no match for the balletic spin move from Old Man Pau. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol is a pro's pro, a veteran of two championship teams with the purple and gold. But these are not the Lakers of old, and the team's lackluster play is clearly wearing thin. Gasol could no longer conceal his disappointment after the Lakers' 118-98 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Gasol never mentions Coach Mike D'Antoni by name, but he cites a lack of discipline, too much one-on-one play and a questionable lineup choice. INDIANAPOLIS — The relationship between Pau Gasol and Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni, an uneasy truce in recent months, took a turn for the worse Tuesday.