Zaza Pachulia Rumors

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Zaza Pachulia
Zaza Pachulia
Position: C
Born: 02/10/84
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:265 lbs. / 120.2 kg.
Salary: $5,200,000
Center Zaza Pachulia sent Dirk Nowitzki a highlight tape this fall to help the Mavs star get familiar with the big mans passing acumen. It was like six seconds, Nowitzki joked. Once Pachulia was out of earshot, Nowitzki told the truth: He sent me a little YouTube highlight clip for like five minutes and I was impressed. I was impressed. A lot of centers can pass when theyre standing in the post and looking at it, but he can put it off the dribble, that little shuffle pass or the one where he actually looked to the corner. Not a lot of centers in the league got that.
In its daily “Last Two Minute Report,” the NBA acknowledged that Lakers center Roy Hibbert did not foul Dallas Mavericks center Zaza Pachulia, in a crucial play with 45.8 seconds left in the fourth quarter on Friday. The Mavericks held an 86-82 lead with just over a minute left. The Lakers were looking to make a stop, but Hibbert was called for his sixth foul incorrectly, knocking him out of the game.
Had Hibbert not fouled out, perhaps the Lakers would have scored on the ensuing possession, with a chance to win. The report also detailed an incorrect call with 1:53 left on the clock, an out-of-bounds play that was awarded to the Lakers, though in retrospect, it was off Bryant. The Lakers scored on the next play, a jump shot from Hibbert, perhaps evening out the later, incorrect call on the team’s center.