Gasol Makes All-Star Debut - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Gasol Makes All-Star Debut

He's the pride of Spain and Memphis too. Pau Gasol played in the NBA all-star game tonight despite being sick. Gasol is the first player Grizzlies franchise history to earn the honor. Pau had been suffering from throat and ear infections this weekend, but suited up for the Western Conference anyway. No points tonight but he did have a whopping 12 rebounds. He kicked it out to the Mavs Dirk Nowitski for 2 early...they proved to be a formidable combination as the West   led by as many as 21 points.

But the East started its comeback.. .Lebron James with a drive, he had 29 and was the game MVP. Tied at 120 with seconds left, Allen Iverson missed a jump shot  but Dwayne Wade put it back in. The East won the game, 122-120.

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