Pau Gasol: the aggressor

The Lakers, and their big man, find what they've been searching for

Updated: January 26, 2012, 2:26 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin

LOS ANGELES -- Given the way the Lakers and Clippers have shown each other in recent meetings the same level of civility as a couple in divorce court, it was no surprise Wednesday's game featured another mini skirmish.

However, what was surprising, if not shocking, was that the jostling occurred because Pau Gasol was the one pushing Reggie Evans to the floor.

That's right. Gasol -- who has been called "Ga-soft" -- versus Evans, a guy who has stuck around the league for 10 seasons ...

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