On This Date in NBA History: February 1, The Lakers Acquired Pau Gasol

Nov 15, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (right) and Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol (center) and Memphis Grizzlies forward Tayshaun Prince (center) fight for positioning during the fourth quarter at Staples Center. The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 89-86. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

2008 – The Memphis Grizzlies traded Pau Gasol (@paugasol) and a draft pick for his brother Marc Gasol (@MarcGasol), Kwame Brown, Javaris Crittenton and two picks. Pau has since been a two-time champion and three-time all-star. Starting for the Grizzlies, Marc is now one of the league’s best centers.

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