Los Angeles Lakers: 10 Reasons Pau Gasol Is the Key To Their Three-Peat

Since Pau Gasol joined the Lakers in the middle of the 2008 season, the team has been to three straight NBA Finals and has won back-to-back championships. At times this season, the Lakers have not looked like a championship basketball team.

Obviously, to get back on track and win their third straight title, Pau Gasol's play is just as important as anyone else donning purple and gold. Here are 10 reasons why Pau Gasol is the key to the team's three-peat dreams.

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