Pau Gasol vows to play better in Game 2

Updated: April 19, 2011, 11:36 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The always media-friendly Pau Gasol opted not to speak to reporters on Monday. The Los Angeles Lakers forward ducked his head down as he walked behind the scrum surrounding coach Phil Jackson and into the training room.

He couldn't avoid the questions about his, at best, atypical and, at worst, atrocious Game 1 forever, however.

Gasol spoke to reporters on Tuesday with a fresh layer of glue closing up the gash he suffered under his left eye in Sunday's ...

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