Playoff Breakdown – Many Skills of Pau Gasol


Following the Lakers victory in Game Two and their ensuing 2-0 lead over the Suns in the 2010 Western Conference Semi-Finals, I couldn’t get over the play of Pau Gasol.

Many have said Pau Gasol is the “most skilled big man in the NBA” so I decided to take a closer look. As you watch the video, keep in mind that as you’re watching Gasol get up and down the court, hit cutters on a dime, shoot fall aways and generally move about the court effortlessly, that Gasol does all this inside a 7-0, 250 lbs body. An amazing thing to consider when you see him do some of the things he does. Take a look.

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