Gaffney: The Celtic Who Was A Laker

Originally Published: June 5, 2010
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- The date was Oct. 24, and rookie Tony Gaffney remembers it vividly.

It was the end of training camp for the Lakers, the day after their final exhibition game against Denver, and Gaffney was sitting with Pau Gasol getting treatment for a neck injury when he took notice that Phil Jackson was in the gym -- an unusual occurrence on a day when there was no formal practice.

Gaffney was the 14th man on the roster and the only remaining rookie, and soon he was told ...

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