Category: Pau Gasol

Lakers Coach Mike D’Antoni: Playoffs are Our Goal and We Have Enough Pieces to Win

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers' roller-coaster season took another turn Wednesday when they found out Pau Gasol could miss four to six weeks. The news comes at a time where they've won six of their last seven games, climbing within three games of eighth place in the West. Nonetheless, coach Mike D'Antoni ...

Alvin Gentry Says Lakers Fans Need to Be Patient With Mike D’Antoni and When the Team Gets Healthy Things Will Turn Around

Monday, January 28th, 2013

After the offseason additions the Lakers made, they were looked at as a championship contender in the NBA. Now they will just be lucky to get the playoffs. The coaching change to Mike D'Antoni hasn't gone as well as L.A. thought it would and the Lakers are still sitting under ...

Mike D’Antoni Doesn’t Believe Mike Brown’s Firing Was Fair, Feels Lakers Will Be A Changed Team Once Steve Nash Returns

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The shock of Mike D'Antoni being hired by the Lakers as head coach is starting to wear off, but Los Angeles is struggling to gel as a team. Pau Gasol looks lost on the court at times and the team is clearly suffering from a quick transition to a new ...

Gary Payton Believes Lakers May Have Made A Mistake By Not Hiring Phil Jackson Again

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

It's been a turbulent few days in Los Angeles. The Lakers fired Mike Brown after coaching only five games this season and his team sporting a 1-4 start out of the gate. Dwight Howard wasn't 100 percent yet this season and Steve Nash went down with an injury, but none ...

Mike Brown On Kobe Bryant’s Status: “For Him To Be Out, It’s A Significant Injury”

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Preseason records are rarely indicative of regular-season results to come. That said, it's a bit troublesome when a highly-touted NBA team goes 0-8 in the preseason. That's what happened to Mike Brown and his new-look Los Angeles Lakers, but Brown thinks he has a grip on what ailed his guys ...

Pau Gasol Says Last Year Was an Uncomfortbale Situation for Him to Be a Part Of

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Last year was a year to forget for Pau Gasol. Not only did he not perform up to his standards on the court, averaging the lowest points per game of his career, but he also had to deal with a ton of speculation off the court. Gasol's name was mentioned ...

Dwight Howard Warns Los Angeles Lakers Fans That Winning A Title Won’t Be “The Easiest Thing In The World”

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Dwight Howard may be sitting out some games here in the preseason as a precaution after coming off back surgery, but the Lakers center is already singing the praises of his new teammates. The three-time Defensive Player of the Year is progressing well and practicing without any restrictions as he ...

Phil Jackson Believes LeBron James Has All The Physical Attributes To Be Better Than Michael Jordan, Speaks On Becoming An NBA GM

Monday, October 8th, 2012

The last time we heard from Phil Jackson, he was speaking to HBO Real Sports in June from his home in Montana about retired life. Jackson appeared on ESPN Chicago with Waddle and Silvy this past week to discuss all the hot topics as the NBA preseason is set to ...

Andrew Bynum Hopes to Make Philadelphia His Long-Term Home

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

For some, being with one NBA team for seven seasons and then being shipped across the country might have led to some negative reaction. And for some that might find themselves in that spot with one year left on their contract, they might relish the opportunity to have a big ...

Pau Gasol Brushes Off Soft Label, Shares how Kobe Bryant Speaks Spanish to him During Games

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Despite nearly being traded away in a three-team deal for Chris Paul, Pau Gasol is still enjoying his time with the Los Angeles Lakers. While Lamar Odom felt disrespected that his former team wanted to ship him out of town and demanded a trade to Dallas, No.16 has taken it ...