Feb 21 2014
4. Loser: Pau Gasol
How can we sit here and say that the Lakers are winners yet their best somewhat healthy player is a loser today? Well it’s because the team elected to hold onto the former All-Star, rather than ride themselves of his expiring contract and let him be another team’s best cheerleader.
While we commend the loyalty of the Lakers in keeping the Spaniard—especially when considering his relationship with Kobe Bryant—the team should have tried to unload him to a team who could have used his services for a stretch run.
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