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  1. The Chicago Bulls' new options

    Henry Abbott

    With size on defense and passing skill on offense, Pau Gasol multiplies the options for coach Tom Thibodeau. David Thorpe loves the possibilities this season for the Chicago Bulls....

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  2. Why Mike D'Antoni ditched the Lakers

    Henry Abbott

    Amin Elhassan on what went wrong in L.A. and what's next for Mike D'Antoni....

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  3. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    On Land O' Lakers, Brian Kamenetzky learns interesting stuff about Pau Gasol's mindset: "'I'm reading books about the Zen philosophy and mindset. Zen's Mind, Beginner's Mind,' Gasol said. After Sunday's loss, I asked Pau what motivated him to start e...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Bishop of The New York Times: So what was Tuesday's game, then? An annihilation or an aberration? A statement or a mirage? For Pau Gasol, defeat provided an example of what not to do should Spain meet the United States in the gold-medal game in ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  5. Heat & Lakers survive on Sunday

    Henry Abbott

    The Heat and Lakers both emerged victorious Sunday afternoon, as Miami clinched the Southeast Division, and Los Angeles moved a game and a half ahead of the Clippers in the Pacific Division. The Heat relied on their Big Three, and the Lakers lean...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  6. When the Laker offense is beautiful

    Henry Abbott

    Pay special attention to the highlight above with about 2:36 left in the game. That's when Pacers David West and Paul George trap the most celebrated Laker, Kobe Bryant, against the left wing. Bryant finds his wide open teammate, Pau Gasol, in the co...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  7. If you have to trade Chris Paul

    Henry Abbott

    Ask for Stephen Curry. That's the conclusion of Michael McNamara on Hornets247, who ranks the Warriors' guard ahead of Eric Gordon, Minnesota's lottery pick, Andrew Bynum, Josh Smith or Pau Gasol....

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  8. Pau Gasol shows up ready to play

    Henry Abbott


    Blog | August 31, 2011
  9. The meaninglessness of playoff toughness

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Whose job was it to inspire Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum? They failed. Every playoffs, we talk about mental toughness. This is the time of year when we curse the memory of legendary softies who rolled over and p...

    Blog | May 09, 2011
  10. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times: "This series gave Kobe Bryant his chip again, the star beginning it by losing a fight with a courtside chair but ending it by slugging Emeka Okafor. This series gave Pau Gasol his temper again, as he was ripped...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  11. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Hoops for St. Jude, featuring Pau Gasol, Dwight Howard, David Lee, Steve Blake, Rudy Gay, Kevin Love, Dwyane Wade, George Karl and the like, is one of the most relentlessly positive causes on the planet. John Hollinger (Insider) on Knick Toney Doug...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  12. Thunder go all-in with Kendrick Perkins

    Henry Abbott

    My first thought was: Wow, the Thunder are gearing up to be Laker-killers, and they'll be one team that won't cede the paint to Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol. Kendrick Perkins, Nick Collison, Serge Ibaka and Nazr Mohammed will all make their presence...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  13. Cavaliers set new franchise record

    Henry Abbott

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost a franchise single-season record 22 straight road games following their loss to the Boston Celtics. Overall, Cleveland is 1-28 since November 30, and according to the Elias Sports Bureau, it's the first time in franc...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  14. Western forward All-Star candidates, in a handy chart

    Henry Abbott

    The entire post is unabashedly biased in favor of Paul Millsap, but who cares? It's a pretty chart (red = "worse than Paul Millsap") all the same, comparing the advanced stats of Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant, Pau Gasol, Dirk Nowitzki, Kevin Love, Bl...

    Blog | January 21, 2011
  15. Rondo assists in stealing the show

    Henry Abbott

    The teams with the NBA's two best records met Wednesday as the San Antonio Spurs visited the Boston Celtics. Despite Manu Ginobili scoring 24 points, including 20 in the fourth quarter (career high for fourth quarter), the Spurs lost their second str...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  16. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    In raw and adjusted plus/minus for this young season, the standout Lakers have been Lamar Odom and Pau Gasol. No one else is even close, and most of the team is in the negative. So wait, I thought Kings fans were convinced Tyreke Evans could play p...

    Blog | November 24, 2010