Marc Gasol RUMORS & NEWS

  • Marc Gasol Hasn't Begun Considering Free Agency

    Real GM Basketball "Marc Gasol will be one of the most highly coveted free agents in the offseason and will receive interest from the New York Knicks. Gasol and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Knicks by 21 points at Madison Square Garden on Monday." March 25

  • Knicks target Marc Gasol evasive about free-agency plans

    New York Post "Memphis All-Star center Marc Gasol, one of the premier members — if not the premier member — of the upcoming free-agent class, reiterated Monday how he simply has not given the whole process much thought, what with an NBA season going on and all. So go ahead, Pau’s brother. Take five minutes..." March 24

  • Marc Gasol: 'It's not going to be easy' to leave Grizzlies

    USA Today "As unofficial free agency recruiting trips go, Marc Gasol's weekend in New York City wasn't exactly a rousing success. The Memphis Grizzlies big man who is less than five months away from hitting the open market certainly enjoyed his time in the Big Apple, especially since it meant hanging out..." February 17

  • Marc Gasol: 'It's not going to be easy' to leave Grizzlies

    USA Today "As unofficial free agency recruiting trips go, Marc Gasol's weekend in New York City wasn't exactly a rousing success. The Memphis Grizzlies big man who is less than five months away from hitting the open market certainly enjoyed his time in the Big Apple, especially since it meant hanging out..." February 16

  • How Tim Duncan's return next year could impact Marc Gasol "In an interview with USA Today, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says that he believes Tim Duncan won't retire after this season. "No matter how (the season) ends, I think Timmy is going to look at (retirement) again," Popovich told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday. "And if you ask me, my..." February 04

  • Nick Young trying to recruit Goran Dragic and Marc Gasol to Lakers

    Larry Brown Sports "Lakers fans aren’t used to the kind of losing that’s taking place this year and, rest assured, the organization will do what it can to return to winning ways as soon as possible. Magic Johnson would like to see the Lakers continue piling up losses to increase the chances of gaining a high pick..." January 22

  • Phil Jackson clears tons of cap space — for Marc Gasol?

    New York Post "It may be a pipe dream to think of landing free-agent-to-be center Marc Gasol, but it is one the Knicks still cling to as they absorb this historically catastrophic season. Team president Phil Jackson took a bigger step in that direction Monday by opening up $6.4 million more in 2015 cap room,..." January 06

  • Raptors 'intrigued' by summer free agent Marc Gasol "The Globe and Mail reports that the Raptors are "intrigued" by Memphis Grizzlies center free agent, who will be a free agent this summer. A player that increasingly intrigues Raptors management is Memphis centre Marc Gasol. The Spaniard is a free agent this summer. The greatest lack on the..." December 18

  • Knicks likely to whiff on Marc Gasol — is Okafor new hope?

    New York Post "The Knicks are closer to landing Duke center Jahlil Okafor in the draft than they are to landing Memphis center Marc Gasol in free agency, according to an NBA source. As the Knicks plummet to the bottom of the league, a source told The Post the club doesn’t believe its chances are too good of..." December 06

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    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    Assessing knee injury, Marc Gasol, "I don't know what it is. I'm not an MRI machine and we don't have one here. We'll find out tomorrow."

  • Memphis Grizzilies GM Chris Wallace: "We have every intention of re-signing Marc Gasol."

    CLNS Radio "The Memphis Grizzlies have been a perennial playoff team, and contender the last four years. This week on Celtics Beat Larry H. Russell gets a chance to talk to Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace about his days in Boston and how he built the Memphis Grizzlies. Is there any specific..." November 24

  • With Spurs interested in Marc Gasol as Tim Duncan's replacement, Knicks should be very afraid

    New York Daily News "Phil Jackson has made a career out of taking pot shots at the San Antonio Spurs so even if the Knicks president doesn’t respect Greg Popovich’s club he should fear them. The Knicks’ main free-agent target, Marc Gasol, is also being targeted as a possible replacement to Tim Duncan assuming Ol’..." November 18

  • Pau Gasol: ‘Possible’ brother Marc could land with Knicks

    New York Post "Pau Gasol passed on the Knicks, but that doesn’t mean his younger brother Marc will. Next summer, Grizzles center Marc Gasol, a versatile and supremely talented 7-foot center, will be a free agent. The Knicks, with more than $20 million of cap space, are expected to make a run at him. Pau,..." October 30

  • Marc Gasol free agency talk playing out according to script "Like I said, this whole thing is pretty predictable. Back in August, I wrote about Marc Gasol's impending free agency next summer. I said that essentially, though Gasol grew up in Memphis, has always played for Memphis, is part of a winning atmosphere in Memphis, has close teammates in Memphis,..." October 27

  • Take 5: On Marc Gasol's future and Tony Allen's key to a good start

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Five quick quotes from the Griz media day: 1. Marc Gasol, on his pending free agency: “I think we’ve got to take it day by day. We have so many goals and things that we’ve got to do, still. We’ll get there when we get there and then we’ll see how everything is. You guys know how much I love..." September 30

  • Grizzlies' Marc Gasol in walking boot after injuring ankle Friday "The Memphis Grizzlies' loss to the Miami Heat Friday night wasn't just a blow to them being one step closer to securing a playoff spot in the West; the Grizzlies may have lost center Marc Gasol for a few games as the regular season starts to come to a close. Gasol left the game midway through the..." March 22

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    Ronald Tillery @CAGrizBeat

    MRI scan on Griz center Marc Gasol's left knee was 'clean' and revealed no structural damage, per source. Team doctors will weigh in Monday

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    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    A day after first @memgrizz practice since injury, Marc Gasol told me, "It responded great. The knee feels really strong and stable."

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    Rob Fischer @thefishnation

    BREAKING- one full practice was enough. Marc Gasol (MCL Sprain) will start tonight for @memgrizz against @okcthunder 7pm

  • Report: Gasol to return to full practice with Grizzlies

    Pro Basketball Talk "Memphis is four games back of the final playoff spot in the West and they need to jump at least three teams to grab a spot. Good news that the will get Marc Gasol back soon. The NBA’s reigning defensive player of the year will go through a full practice with the Grizzlies on Monday, reports..." January 13

  • Report: Memphis could see Marc Gasol back in a couple weeks

    Pro Basketball Talk "In the 13 games the Memphis Grizzlies have been without Marc Gasol they are 4-9, with an offense scoring a point per possession (25th in the league in that stretch) and the defense giving up 107 points per 100 possessions (26th in the league). They have fallen to 11-15, 13th best in the..." December 23

  • Grizzlies' Gasol out indefinitely with Grade 2 MCL sprain

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Grizzlies center Marc Gasol is out indefinitely with a Grade 2 sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his left knee, the team announced Saturday. Team doctors made the diagnosis Saturday morning after reviewing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) results on Gasol’s knee. Gasol will not..." November 23

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    3 Shades of Blue @3Shadesofblue

    Rumors are swirling Marc Gasol has a Grade 2 MCL tear and will be out 10 weeks.

    2013 - 2014 Pro Sports Daily NBA Player Rankings (1 - 25)

    PSD Staff When ESPN released their NBA player rankings for the 2013 – 2014 season, a lot of us here at Pro Sports Daily questioned their methodology. Specifically, we questioned why they would rank Kobe Bryant #25 with players like Roy Hibbert, Chris Bosh and other questionable players ahead of him. We... October 31

  • 2013/2014 Memphis Grizzlies Season Preview
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  • Grizzlies ride power of big men Randolph, Gasol

    Tennessean "Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph are proving to be a tough tag team. They almost seem to be taking turns scoring, whether it’s Randolph with his layups and putbacks or Gasol with his hooks and jumpers. The duo has helped Memphis dominate inside and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series, with..." May 02

  • Grizzlies' Gasol named Kia Defensive Player of the Year "Memphis' Marc Gasol, who anchored the league's stingiest defense, is the recipient of the 2012-13 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, the NBA announced today. Gasol becomes the first player in Grizzlies history to earn the honor. Gasol received 212 of a possible 1,089 points, including..." April 24

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Memphis' Marc Gasol beats out LeBron James to win Def. Player of the Year.

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    Chris Vernon @ChrisVernonShow

    I was just told that Marc Gasol will be named NBA Defensive Player of Year

  • Gasol Makes Surprise Return in Grizzlies Loss "Marc Gasol won the opening tip and that turned out to be the only advantage the Grizzlies had in their 71st game of this NBA regular season. Although Gasol felt good enough to make a surprising return to action with an abdominal tear, the Griz wallowed in mishaps and misfires for much of their..." March 28

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    Rob Fischer @

    Marc Gasol (abdominal tear) will play at Knicks tonight. He missed two games.

  • Grizzlies center Marc Gasol out indefinitely with abdominal tear

    SB Nation "Three days after tipping in the game winning basket against Oklahoma City and less than 24 hours after a 16-point performance against New Orleans, Memphis center Marc Gasol has officially been sidelined indefinitely with an abdominal tear, according to Ken Berger of CBS. Grizzlies announce Marc..." March 23

  • Look for Marc Gasol to shine in Phoenix

    Grizzly Bear Blues "It's hard to predict Wednesday's Grizzlies-Suns contest. Memphis is by far the better team, but Phoenix is bound to end their losing streak (now at 7) eventually and possibly in a revenge game at home. After all, they fell to the Grizz in overtime last time. Despite Memphis coming off of a..." December 12

  • Marc Gasol wants to be more of a giant

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Marc Gasol received an inbounds pass near the foul line as time expired on the Grizzlies' final scrimmage, and he surveyed the scene. The 7-foot, versatile center could have passed to a cutting Jerryd Bayless. But Gasol looked him off. Gasol could have set up Rudy Gay or Mike Conley, but he..." October 06

  • Marc Gasol still grinding, this time for Spain

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Marc Gasol scored five points and had two rebounds. He looked rusty, honestly, after missing some time with a bum shoulder. A reporter immediately asked him how he was feeling. "Great," he said, with a big smile. "Because we won." You can take the boy out of the Grindhouse, but you can't..." July 30

  • Missing: Marc Gasol. Reward: A series win if found

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "When you're restless on a red-eye flight from Los Angeles -- as was the case with me following Game 4 - a billion things run through your mind. So I decided to pull out my Grizzlies media guide and check something. Yep, Marc Gasol is indeed listed as 7-1 and weighing almost 270 pounds. Yet he..." May 08

  • Marc Gasol out of Minnesota Timberwolves game with sprained ankle

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Grizzlies all-star center Marc Gasol will not play tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a sprained ankle. The 7-footer has been playing with the injury for more than a week and aggravated it Sunday during the Grizzlies' road win against the Los Angeles Lakers. Team officials..." March 28

  • Marc Gasol offers support to Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Grizzlies center Marc Gasol didn't wait for media reports to learn about injured Minnesota point guard Ricky Rubio's prognosis. Gasol reached out to his fellow Spaniard on Friday night and told Rubio to contact him as soon as doctors determined the extent of his knee injury. Rubio sent Gasol a..." March 11

  • Gasol, Mayo lead Memphis Grizzlies over Detroit Pistons, 100-83

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Grizzlies began arguably their most emphatic display of defense this season by forcing a simple traveling violation. What followed almost seemed criminal. Memphis harassed the Detroit Pistons into one shot under duress after another. And as the Griz became more disruptive, turning..." March 04

  • Gasol, Conley double-doubles lead Memphis Grizzlies over Mavericks, 96-85

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Grizzlies stopped short of calling their precious two practice days a mini training camp earlier this week. But they covered a lot of ground — figuratively and literally. The team ran what seemed like miles for conditioning purposes the first day. The second day was geared toward sharpening..." March 01

  • Marc Gasol maintains his reserve in All-Star Game victory

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Do the math: Being selected to an NBA All-Star team is a lofty accomplishment. Only two dozen players each year make the rosters. Given the nearly 400 players that play in the league, it's only natural that it could lead to a loftier self-evaluation of a player's abilities or worth. Which, in..." February 27

  • Marc Gasol, Rudy Gay lead Memphis Grizzlies past 76ers, 89-76

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "n some ways, the Grizzlies' final game before this weekend's All-Star break summed up how they navigated through the first half of a trying season. Memphis beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 89-76, Tuesday night in FedExForum by relying on just about every active player, and defensive intensity that..." February 22

  • Marc Gasol named NBA all-star reserve

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "When the Grizzlies traded Pau Gasol to the Los Angeles Lakers for salary-cap relief, draft picks and his once chubby and not highly regarded little brother, the deal was considered a joke. Marc Gasol recalled his draft status just the other day and even saw the humor in it. "Nobody wanted me..." February 10

  • Marc Gasol leads Memphis Grizzlies past Hornets, 93-87

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Marc Gasol had five assists and four rebounds before he even scored a point. The Grizzlies' do-all center then scored all of his 22 points through three quarters. And when the final period called for tighter defense and clutch rebounds, Gasol put himself in that mode with blinders on. Look..." January 19

  • Gasol proves he's worth paycheck

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Mike Conley flew down the court for the layup and everyone rose and cheered, but the best part of the play might have been what was happening clear back at the other end. Marc Gasol was celebrating with Marreese Speights, the Grizzlies' new power forward. He reached over and gave him an..." January 15

  • Houston Rockets make run at Marc Gasol

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Houston Rockets are preparing a maximum-contract offer sheet worth $55 million over four years for Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, according to several media reports. Griz owner Michael Heisley expressed his reluctance to negotiate Gasol's contract in the media Sunday afternoon so he..." December 12

  • Greivis Vasquez thinks Marc Gasol can become NBA's best center

    San Antonio Express-News "After watching Marc Gasol improve last season, Memphis guard Greivis Vasquez believes his teammate can become the NBA's best center. And after the first-round series against San Antonio last season, Gregg Popovich and the Spurs probably would agree. Gasol ripped the Spurs for averages of..." August 11

  • Jamal Crawford, Marc Gasol and the 2011 NBA Big Name Free Agents

    Bleacher Report "With the NBA Draft over, now fans can look forward to free agency. Free agency is the time where teams add players they think will take them over the top. Some of the top free agents this summer include Nene, Samuel Dalembert, Marc Gasol and Jamal Crawford. Nene of the Denver Nuggets is a very..." June 27

  • Grizzlies' Gasol coming into his own by being more aggressive

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "He normally is 7 feet of unadulterated selflessness, yet Marc Gasol's coming-out party in the postseason can partly be explained by the fact that he's shrunk a bit in that area. "Now," the Grizzlies center said, "is no time to pass up shots. It's winning time. It's time to be more..." May 07

  • Grizzlies tweak spacing against Thunder to give Randolph, Gasol more room

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "In all that surrounded Game 2, the Oklahoma City Thunder held a players-only meeting. It began at Kevin Durant's house and ended in the paint with the Thunder crowded around Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph. Game 3 will be a test of how well Randolph and the Griz took notes. By their..." May 06

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