L.A. Lakers: A Look at Pau Gasol and the Upcoming Eurobasket Tournament

In just over a month, the 2011 FIBA European Championships will kick off in Lithuania to the delight of basketball fans.  The biennial tournament features the best national teams in Europe squaring off against one another for a chance to be crowned European Champion.

2009 Eurobasket Champion Spain is back and looking to defend its title as the top team in Europe, led by L.A. Lakers All-Star Pau Gasol.

What's at stake?  Who does Spain play?  What's in it for Laker fans?  We've got the scoop. Let's take a look at Pau's latest run towards a championship.

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