Nov 22, 2010, 9:59 AM EDT
Pau Gasol can shoot the rock. Great footwork, great touch, can finish with either hand. He is the most skilled big man in the game today.
And he destroyed the Golden State Warriors, going 10-for-10 from the floor. Part of it was the Warriors thought about using Vladimir Radmanovic on him, but watch the video and you see he got most of his points by running the floor. He just outworked the Warriors bigs. He beat them on the glass, he got the deep position before they could stop him.
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