Here's why Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol are finally playing good at the same time. Pau looks like a 2010 Pau when we beat the Celtics in the Finals and Howard looks like a 2009 Dwight when he led Orlando to the Finals. They have really done a good job with the high to low lob pass. Teams will have to double them which obviously leave the shooters open. Nash, Blake, Meeks, Jamison, Clark, and World Peace will need to make shots to spread the floor for Dwight and Pau.
Let's go back to 2011. The Memphis Grizzlies despite missing their best scorer/player in Rudy Gay were one game from making the West Finals. Why? Their bigs in Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph were dominant down low and their shooters spread the floor. I don't know about you, but I think Dwight and Pau are better.
Houston lost last night and we obviously play them in the season finale so we could still get that 7th seed which would set up a date with the San Antonio Spurs who coincidently were the team that got upset by Memphis a couple of seasons ago because they had no answer for their bigs. As would be the case should the Lakers and Spurs meet in the first round. Tiago Splitter has no chance against Dwight Howard. They'll certaintly need to help which means watch out.
Edited by Cowboys&LakersFan, April 13, 2013 - 08:29 AM.