3. 2008 First Round, Game 1 vs Denver Nuggets: After being acquired by the Lakers in February of 2008, Gasol helped lead the Lakers to the best record in the Western Conference. Gasol was great in the regular season, but Lakers fans wondered how he would perform in the postseason. Gasol quelled all doubts immediately.
In his first postseason game with the purple and gold, the Spaniard scored 36 points, snagged 16 rebounds and dished out eight dimes.
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