June 18, 2010

Emotional Gasol Would Not Be Denied

Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times

Send to a Friend

AP Photo

The fire burned in Pau Gasol's eyes with an unquenchable heat Thursday, its intensity too high for him to contain it.

He had just hit a short turnaround jumper to give the Lakers their first points of the fourth quarter, and in the middle of the din at Staples Center he screamed a scream that was primal, profound and instinctively understood by everyone in the jam-packed building.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: NBA Finals 2010, Pau Gasol


June 6, 2010
Kobe's Evolution Bolsters Lakers
Chris Ballard, Sports Illustrated
The most important play Kobe Bryant made in Game 1 was in all likelihood a deceptively simple one. It was not one of his myriad of contorted drives, or that improbable fadeaway from the left wing over two defenders, or even... more ››