Pau Gasol is stalling, and he needs a jolt.
If the Lakers are intent on keeping him, they have to find a way to justify the $19 million a year they're paying him.
In their six November losses, Pau Gasol is averaging eight points per game. That tells you all you need to know about how important he is to their offense.
Sometimes, thinking out of the box and trying something different can provide just the spark needed to ignite the flame.