Pau heads to the reporters, to begin another round of Lakers he-said, he-said.
Marc heads back to the court, back to the subdued but appreciative crowd, back to his daily life of overlooked excellence.
“Love it.” A couple nights later, I asked a scout from the West. “He’s my favorite center in the league.” In fact, the only thing people can’t agree on is which aspect of Gasol’s game they like most.
Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins points to his awareness of spacing on both sides of the floor.
hey are standing in the tunnel at Fed Ex Forum, Marc and Pau Gasol, smiling and nodding and whispering in their native Catalan.