By Brian MahoneyAP Basketball WriterORLANDO, Fla. - One more victory in the NBA finals and maybe Pau Gasol can finally shed the 'soft' label.
He's already won over a former critic: his coach.
Phil Jackson wasn't sure Gasol was the kind of player who could help him win a championship, and he couldn't have been convinced after the way the Spaniard played in last year's finals.
Gasol and fellow forward Lamar Odom have rebounded from their uneven performances in that series, a major reason the Los Angeles Lakers have a 3-1 lead over the Orlando Magic and a chance to wrap up a 15th championship Sunday.
Looking for an inside presence to complement Kobe Bryant's scoring, Jackson and k