7. Pau Gasol vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, Game 6 first round, April 30, 2010.

The setting: <a href="http://projects.latimes.com/lakers/player/pau-gasol/">Gasol</a> grabbed a missed shot by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT000948" title="Kobe Bryant" href="/topic/sports/basketball/kobe-bryant-PESPT000948.topic">Kobe Bryant</a> and made a layup with 0.5 of a second left to give the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000104" title="Los Angeles Lakers" href="/topic/sports/basketball/los-angeles-lakers-ORSPT000104.topic">Lakers</a> a 95-94 victory at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101101011251" title="Oklahoma City" href="/topic/us/oklahoma/oklahoma-county/oklahoma-city-PLGEO100101101011251.topic">Oklahoma City</a>.<br>
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The significance: The Lakers clinched the series and avoided a Game 7 against a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000117" title="Oklahoma City Thunder" href="/topic/sports/basketball/oklahoma-city-thunder-ORSPT000117.topic">Thunder</a> team that gave them all sorts of problems with its athleticism and quickness. Gasol struggled for much of Game 6, scoring only nine points on four-for-11 shooting. But his rebound off Bryant’s miss was his 18th of the game.

( Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times )

The setting: Gasol grabbed a missed shot by Kobe Bryant and made a layup with 0.5 of a second left to give the Lakers a 95-94 victory at Oklahoma City.

The significance: The Lakers clinched the series and avoided a Game 7 against a Thunder team that gave them all sorts of problems with its athleticism and quickness. Gasol struggled for much of Game 6, scoring only nine points on four-for-11 shooting. But his rebound off Bryant’s miss was his 18th of the game.

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