Gasol’s Teammates Defend His Toughness & The Top NBA News

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After Amar’e Stoudemire called Pau Gasol a “soft” player, Los Angeles Lakers’ forwards Lamar Odom and Ron Artest defended their teammate.

Odom and Artest defend Pau Gasol: Slam Magazine

The Latest on the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers lost a heart-breaker to the Utah Jazz last night at the Staples Center. Here is a quarter-by-quarter recap of the game. [LakersNation]

Spero Dedes may replace Joel Myers as the Lakers’ television broadcaster. [Los Angeles Times]

Lamar Odom called the Lakers’ loss last night, “Our worst game of the year.” [Slam Magazine]

Los Angeles Lakers’ players and coach discuss last night’s loss. [Los Angeles Times]

The Latest on the NBA

Caron Butler of the Dallas Mavericks will most likely miss the Mavericks’ opening round playoff series. [ESPN Dallas]

A Chicago Bulls fan cursed at, and spit on Grant Hill. [Pro Basketball Talk]

Alvin Gentry believes Derrick Rose is the “Runaway MVP.” [Slam Magazine]

Dwayne Wade will likely miss the Heat’s game versus the Milwaukee Bucks due to a thigh bruise. [NBA.com]

NBA Game Results for April 5th, 2011

San Antonio Spurs-97 Atlanta Hawks-90-F

Cleveland Cavaliers-99 Charlotte Bobcats-89-F

New Jersey Nets-107 Minnesota Timberwolves-105-F

Orlando Magic-78 Milwaukee Bucks-72-F

Washington Wizards-107 Detroit Pistons-105-F

Boston Celtics-99 Philadelphia 76ers-82-F

New York Knicks-131 Toronto Raptors-118-F

Chicago Bulls-97 Phoenix Suns-94-F

Los Angeles Clippers-82 Memphis Grizzlies-81-F

Sacramento Kings-104 Houston Rockets-101-F

Oklahoma City Thunder-101 Denver Nuggets-94-F

Golden State Warriors-108 Portland Trail Blazers-87-F

Utah Jazz-86 Los Angeles Lakers-85-F

NBA Game Schedule for April 6th, 2011

Orlando Magic at Charlotte Bobcats- 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Washington Wizards at Indiana Pacers- 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

New York Knicks at Philadelphia 76ers- 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Cavaliers at Raptors- 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

New Jersey Nets at Detroit Pistons- 7:30 P.M. EST/ 4:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Milwaukee Bucks at Miami Heat- ESPN- 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST

Suns at Timberwolves- 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Houston Rockets at New Orleans Hornets- 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Clippers at Oklahoma City Thunder- 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Sacramento Kings at San Antonio Spurs- 8:30 P.M. EST/ 5:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets at Dallas Mavericks- 8:30 P.M. EST/ 5:30 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Lakers at Golden State Warriors- ESPN- 10:30 P.M. EST/ 7:30 P.M. PST

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