Pau's sudden impact
Exclusive: Pau Gasol returns to action, and the Lakers escape with a dramatic victory against the Bobcats. Check out this rockin' video slideshow set to music. (Photos by Thomas Kurniady)
The Highlight: Nick Young's amazing shot to beat the clock is the Lakers highlight of the week. The play is a reminder that the shot clock is the most important invention in the history of the NBA. Let's see how quickly we can explain how it came about.
Banana yellow shoes? That's what Steve Blake designed himself, catching plenty of attention on Friday night, and some light-hearted scorn from his own wife.