Pau Gasol Puts the Moves on Kobe Bryant, Scores on Former Teammate

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistJanuary 29, 2016


Two years ago, Pau Gasol would’ve been doing this while wearing purple and gold.

But instead, he’s wearing Chicago Bulls red—and scoring on his former teammate, Kobe Bryant.

Gasol and the Mamba shared a warm embrace before the opening tip Thursday night at the Staples Center, where the Bulls took on the hometown Los Angeles Lakers. Yet the skilled 7-footer offered no hesitation in taking Bryant to the hoop late in the first quarter.

It will be the final time these two share an NBA floor together in L.A., which makes the play even more special.



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