Gasol Was Well Received at Chavez Ravine
LA Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke wrote an article describing the lackluster reaction of Laker Nation last night as Pau Gasol made his first appearance of the season. Coming off a hamstring injury that sidelined the Spaniard for the first eleven games of the season, Gasol was back to his usual self, contributing 24 points and 13 rebounds in a 108-93 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Plaschke felt the crowd did not give Gasol the welcome he deserved. Watching the game at home, I noticed a similar reaction. I think I know why.