Pau Gasol RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pau Gasol can be a better Tim Duncan replacement than you think

    Sporting News "On the surface, it's weird that the Spurs have been criticized for signing Pau Gasol in the wake of Tim Duncan's retirement. Beyond being someone they almost signed two years ago, Gasol has always been the type of player that would excel in Gregg Popovich's system. He's both unselfish and..." September 29

  • Pau Gasol: “I’m not here to fill Duncan’s shoes, I’m here to win a title”

    EuroHoops.net "Pau Gasol has, naturally, attracted lots of attention during the Media Day of the San Antonio Spurs. The Spanish center talked about what led him to choose this team, his thoughts about the franchise, playing at the side of Tony Parker and many other topics of interest. “It feels great being..." September 27

  • Pau Gasol Now Less Likely To Finish Career With Barcelona

    Real GM Basketball "Pau Gasol signed with the San Antonio Spurs this offseason on a two-year, $30 million deal. Gasol also considered signing with the Spurs in 2014 but instead chose the Chicago Bulls. “Two years ago I declined the option of going to the Spurs," said Gasol. "Now it was the right time to go to San..." September 08

  • Pau Gasol Says He Turned Down Spurs In 2014

    Hoops Rumors "Veteran big man Pau Gasol is one of the newest members of the Spurs, and it sounds as if the union between the two sides was a long time coming. Speaking recently at an event in Madrid, Gasol admitted that he turned down an offer from San Antonio in the summer of 2014, opting to sign a two-year..." September 06

  • Gasol: “I will decide my future during the season”

    EuroHoops.net "Despite the defeat by USA, Spain still has the goal of the bronze medal and Pau Gasol is ready to go. As he said after the end of the game: “An Olympic medal is an Olympic medal, no if it’s bronze, so we will fight for it”. For the semifinal result and his condition in the game he added: “I..." August 20

  • Gasol cleared to play for Spain in semis vs. U.S.

    Today's Fastbreak "News had been swirling that Spain’s own Pau Gasol could miss Friday’s semifinal contest versus Team USA with the opportunity to send the Americans home. That was put to rest, however, as ESPN’s Marc Stein revealed that Gasol’s calf injury wasn’t going to hold him back, and that he’s cleared to..." August 19

  • Pau Gasol doesn't solve the Spurs' biggest needs

    Pounding The Rock "The Spurs won't come out of the offseason empty handed. Once Kevin Durant made his decision they landed Pau Gasol on a two-year, $30 million contract. Gasol had been linked to the Spurs before joining the Bulls and through the entire free agency process, so it's not really a surprise that he'll..." July 05

  • Pau Gasol finalizing 2-year deal with Spurs

    KSAT.com "Free agent forward Pau Gasol is finalizing a deal with the Spurs, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski. Wojnarowski reports it will be a two-year, $30M-plus deal with a player option after first season, meaning Gasol will have the ability to go back into free agency in the summer of..." July 04

  • Spurs, Raptors reportedly front-runners for Pau Gasol; Blazers still in mix

    CBS Sports "The San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors and Portland Trail Blazers are all looking for Gasol's decision to be in their favor. The Minnesota Timberwolves have also pursued Gasol, but they don't seem to be a finalist for his services. Chris Broussard of ESPN is reporting the Spurs and Raptors are..." July 04

  • Pau Gasol Could Join Spurs If Durant Signs Elsewhere

    Real GM Basketball "If Kevin Durant does not sign with the San Antonio Spurs, there's an increased probability Pau Gasol ends up with signing there. Gasol is considering offers from a number of teams including the Portland Trail Blazers and Toronto Raptors. Gasol has received two-year offers for as much as $40..." July 04

  • Timberwolves made aggressive 2-year offer to Gasol

    The Score "The Minnesota Timberwolves are one of a long list of suitors making a push to sign All-Star free agent big man Pau Gasol, and to stand out from the pack, they're apparently willing to make a whopping offer. Minnesota has made an "aggressive" two-year offer to Gasol, a source told The..." July 03

  • Trail Blazers' Offer To Pau Gasol Rumored To Be Two Years, $40 Million

    Blazer's Edge "The Portland Trail Blazers may make a 2-year, $40M offer to Pau Gasol, accoring to ESPN's Marc Stein. Alex Kennedy reported yesterday that the Blazers were preparing a "large offer" to Gasol. " July 03

  • Warriors to sign Pau Gasol if Kevin Durant plan in free agency fails

    Sportsrageous "The Golden State Warriors are one of the top contenders in getting Kevin Durant this summer according to NBA rumors. But if that Warriors free agency plan fails, the Bay Area team will reportedly look at other free agents in the market including veteran Spanish center Pau Gasol. Gasol, who has..." July 03

  • Wolves reportedly pushing to sign Pau Gasol

    Larry Brown Sports "If the Minnesota Timberwolves’ offseason was a Black Eyed Peas song, it might just be “Boom Boom Pau.” According to a report by Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press on Saturday, the Wolves are pushing to sign six-time All-Star big man Pau Gasol. Head coach Tom Thibodeau, Gasol’s former coach..." July 03

  • Raptors could try to lure Pau Gasol

    Raptors Republic "One of the most popular names in the Raptors Republic comments has popped its head up in the rumor will. Jeff Zillgitt of USA TODAY Sports warns not to be surprised if the Raptors try to lure Pau Gasol now that Bismack Biyombo is off to Orlando. Now, there are some realities here to..." July 03

  • Gasol met with T-Wolves, still considering Blazers, Spurs

    The Score "There's no shortage of interest for Pau Gasol. The 15-year veteran is taking a turn toward his late-thirties, but remains one of the top names on the market, with a trio of Western Conference teams hot on his trail. The Minnesota Timberwolves met with Gasol for a "long talk" on Friday,..." July 02

  • Pau Gasol Was Open to Returning to Lakers, But They Decided on Mozgov

    Black Sports Online "The Lakers went with a younger, less skilled version of Pau. " July 01

  • Warriors said to be very interested in Pau Gasol

    Sportsnaut "Should the Golden State Warriors miss out on the Kevin Durant sweepstakes, the two-time defending Western Conference champions surely do have a backup plan. We’ve heard rumors that the team might be interested in upgrading at the center position after it fell flat during the NBA Finals. Now,..." July 01

  • Manu Ginobili likely to return and Pau Gasol could join him with Spurs

    CBS Sports "It looks like the San Antonio Spurs are going to be contenders again next season. While Tim Duncan's decision about retirement is still up in the air, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Manu Ginobili is likely coming back and Pau Gasol could be joining him. "There's a strong belief..." June 28

  • Bulls know Gasol won't re-sign

    The Score "Pau Gasol appears poised to join his fourth NBA franchise this summer. The 35-year-old declined his $7.7-million player option with the Chicago Bulls on Monday, becoming an unrestricted free agent. While it's possible Gasol and the Bulls could work out a new contract, Nick Friedell of ESPN..." June 28

  • Pau Gasol To Opt Out Of Bulls Contract

    Hoops Rumors "Pau Gasol has formally notified the Bulls that he’ll opt out of his contract, declining his player option for 2016/17 rather than picking it up, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein (via Twitter). The move, which will allow Gasol to hit the open market, had long been expected, with a report way back in..." June 27

  • Pau Gasol announces he will play for Spain basketball team at Olympics

    ESPN "Pau Gasol says he is willing to play for Spain at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, writing in a newspaper column that his duty to the national team overwhelmed his concerns about the Zika virus. "My commitment to the national team is greater than my fears over what might happen," Gasol wrote..." June 25

  • Pau Gasol may freeze sperm prior to Summer Olympics

    Sportsnaut "It’s not yet known whether Chicago Bulls big man Paul Gasol will suit up for the Spanish National Team in the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio. Though, one thing is clear. If Gasol does indeed head to Brazil to represent his nation, he might be leaving an important package back at..." June 16

  • Channing Tatum, LL Cool J, Pau Gasol And Chris Paul Took On Harvard Business School Together

    Dime Magazine "It’s June, which means if you’re in school right now you are probably counting down the days until summer. But if you’re Channing Tatum, LL Cool J, or the NBA’s Pau Gasol and Chris Paul…school has just begun? This unexpected foursome have signed up for class at Harvard University, where they’re..." June 04

  • Pau Gasol still talking about possibly coming to Spurs

    NBC San Antonio "Another day, another comment from Pau Gasol on possibly joining the San Antonio Spurs. As you are well aware of by now, Bulls center Pau Gasol will be a free agent this summer and there have been thoughts he could join the Spurs. It started with his brother, Marc Gasol, suggesting to his big..." June 02

  • Pau Gasol considering skipping Olympics because of Zika virus

    Chicago Tribune "Pau Gasol is considering not playing at the Olympics because of the Zika virus. The Spanish basketball player said Monday there is too much uncertainty about the situation in Brazil and anyone going to Rio de Janeiro for the games should "think about" whether it's worth the risk. He said..." May 31

  • Pau Gasol says Spurs are an 'interesting option' in free agency

    CBS Sports "Imagine for a second Pau Gasol operating in the San Antonio Spurs' beautiful offense, throwing over-the-shoulder passes to cutters and daring teams to double-team him in the post. It almost happened a couple of years ago, but Gasol chose to join the Chicago Bulls. In retrospect that seems like a..." April 29

  • Marc Gasol thinks brother Pau should go to Spurs

    The Sports Daily "Chicago Bulls center Pau Gasol will “very likely” opt out of his contract this summer and test the free-agent market. But where will he go? Surely some team out there could use a seven-footer with Gasol’s experience and ability. After all, he did average 16.5 points and 11 rebounds this season..." April 25

  • Details on Who Pulled out of Gasol, Butler Trade Talks

    CSN Chicago "When a team like the Chicago Bulls was dependent on the woebegone Brooklyn Nets to throw them a life preserver in order to keep slim playoff hopes alive earlier this week, it isn’t merely a failure at one level at the expense of another. Not as simple as Tom Thibodeau’s departure and not as..." April 14

  • Gasol: Bulls paying for lapses throughout season

    ESPN Chicago "Bulls All-Star center Pau Gasol said Saturday that his team has had too many stretches this season when it played without a "sense of urgency." "There's been times where we dropped games, lost games, that we should never have lost, especially at home against certain teams," Gasol said after..." April 10

  • The Bulls Are Reportedly Looking To Re-Sign Joakim Noah Over Pau Gasol

    Uproxx "The Bulls have had a disappointing season. They are not mathematically out of the playoffs just yet, but talks in Chicago have already shifted to the off-season and the impending free agency of their two big men. Pau Gasol is reportedly dissatisfied in Chicago already, and according to the..." April 10

  • Don’t expect Pau Gasol back with Bulls next season

    Pro Basketball Talk "If you’ve been following the Bulls closely all season, this report isn’t a surprise so much as a confirmation. While both sides are saying the polite things about wanting to talk to each other this summer, there is little chance that Pau Gasol will be back with the Chicago Bulls next season...." April 09

  • Pau Gasol not upbeat on staying with Bulls

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls center Pau Gasol said he has not decided whether he will look to remain with the Bulls after this season ends. Gasol, who is expected to use the player opt out in his contract after the season, had said before February's trade deadline that how the Bulls finished down the stretch..." April 08

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