Mike Fratello: Dark Before The Dawn

Twice Pau Gasol averaged more than 20 points a game, and he made the 2006 All-Star team. Still, Gasol's career in Memphis was defined as much by what he didn't do: the Grizzlies made the playoffs three times, and in all three they were swept in the first round. Fair or not, the big postseason donut was dragging down his reputation. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)