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Byron Scott says Pau Gasol should get a 'standing ovation' from fans
Byron Scott says Pau Gasol should get a 'standing ovation' from fans

What reception should Pau Gasol get Thursday when he plays against the Lakers at Staples Center for the first time since leaving them? “Standing ovation,” Lakers Coach Byron Scott said Wednesday. “This is a guy that was here that helped them win two championships. I think fans should show him the respect that he deserves.” Gasol is having a great season with the Chicago Bulls; he was voted a starter on the Eastern Conference All-Star team while averaging 18.3 points and 11.9 rebounds. He is also averaging 2.2 blocked shots a game, on pace for a career high. He left the Lakers in July for less money from the Bulls, declining two Lakers offers — three...

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