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No-nonsense All-Star

Pau Gasol kept to his non-flashy productive self in the All-Star Game

Updated: February 15, 2010, 3:17 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- There's a certain protocol for how a player is expected to act at NBA All-Star Weekend.

Off the court you try to pack in as many parties, endorsement schmooze fests and billboard gazing of your giant visages that are plastered all around town as it's humanly possible to schedule over a 72-hour period.

When game time comes, you leave your fundamentals in your home city, forget about defense and treat every offensive possession as a chance to out-do the slam ...

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