Laker forward Pau Gasol hosted a pep rally with local kids at the Los Angeles Boys and Girls club to help launch his new Gasol Foundation dedicated to empowering young people to live healthier lives. Pau encouraged kids to spend their summer engaging in healthy activities, while his brother Marc Gasol of the Grizzlies, held a similar event in Memphis. Each brother’s team will compete against each other, and at the end of the summer the losing coach will have to shave his beard.
When the Lakers acquired Dwight Howard over the summer, L.A. was elated and the purple and gold immediately rejoined the ranks of NBA contenders.
CBS2/KCAL9′s Kristine Leahy recently sat down with Mike Trout to talk to the Angels rookie sensation about his rise to stardom plus his future moving forward with the team.