And The Final Lakers Championship Ring Goes to........Chris Wallace

Jun 21, 2009 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Hoops and Other Pop Culture

On February 3, 2008, Memphis traded Pau Gasol to the Lakers for: a 2008 #1 a 2010 #1 Aaron McKie Javaris Crittenden Kwame Brown Cash Marc Gasol http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=3226203 At the time everyone who knew anything about basketball and hated the Lakers groaned loudly at this horrendous giveaway.

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I am not generally into conspiracies, but I really get the sense that Laker legend and NBA Logo Jerry West had something to do with helping this get pulled off. the day I heard of the trade, I almost injured my neck by trying to perform a backflip of joy!Even if I had to end up wearing a neck brace, it would have been worth it.

Yes... Gasol was one of the biggest steals in NBA history!!! Even the Bucks got more use out of all the players they received for Jabbar when he was nabbed by the Lakers.
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I am not generally into conspiracies, but I really get the sense that Laker legend and NBA Logo Jerry West had something to do with helping this get pulled off. the day I heard of the trade, I almost injured my neck by trying to perform a backflip of joy!Even if I had to end up wearing a neck brace, it would have been worth it.
Yes... Gasol was one of the biggest steals in NBA history!!! Even the Bucks got more use out of all the players they received for Jabbar when he was nabbed by the Lakers.
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