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Lakers' Kobe Bryant isn't surprised by Pau Gasol's resurgence
Lakers' Kobe Bryant isn't surprised by Pau Gasol's resurgence

— He fell off the All-Star radar as he drifted further and further from the basket in Mike D'Antoni's perimeter-oriented offense. But Pau Gasol's resurgence hasn't surprised one of his former teammates. "Pau's been playing like Pau. It's phenomenal," Kobe Bryant said Thursday. "He seemed to have no droppage in his play. He looks healthy, he looks strong and he's moving very well." It wasn't easy last July, but Bryant said he ultimately supported Gasol in his decision to take substantially less money to join the Chicago Bulls as a free agent. "He's a part of this franchise. It's tough for him to go and...

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