Pau Gasol overslept before loss

Updated: January 5, 2011, 4:18 AM ET
By Ric Bucher | ESPN The Magazine

Pau Gasol appeared to be sleep-walking through much of the Lakers' embarrassing loss to the Memphis Grizzlies at the Staples Center on Sunday. It turns out that might not have been too far from the truth.

"My alarm didn't go off so I woke up past the time," Gasol said. "I still went to shootaround, just a little later than I should have been."

But a team official said Tuesday that Gasol missed the team's entire morning shootaround.

Three Lakers in all said they ...

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