Despite the Los Angeles Lakers resembling more of a team by employing basic basketball tactics like ball movement and feeding the big men, but some things don’t change.
Benching Pau Gasol.
In 21 minutes, he had seven points, sey.jven rebounds, and seven assists, but was still benched in the 4th quarter by D’Antoni and he doesn’t appreciate it via ESPN.
“I’m a competitor, I’m a guy that thinks I bring a lot to the table, and not being on the floor is something that I don’t like, I don’t appreciate,” Gasol said.
Pau is stuck between a rock and a hard place in lieu of his bench role, but whining about the situation certainly doesn’t help.