Pau Gasol RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Rival executives doubt Bulls intent on keeping Pau Gasol past trade deadline

    Pro Basketball Talk "The latest report had the Bulls wanting to re-sign Pau Gasol rather than trade him. Not everyone buys that. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: Two rival executives aren’t convinced the Bulls are done gauging the market for Gasol, whom the Bulls would like to re-sign this offseason but..." February 03

  • Pau Gasol: Bulls 'not disciplined ... it's a fact'

    ESPN "Pau Gasol has been in the NBA long enough to be painfully honest. That's why the 15-year veteran was so blunt in the criticism of his own team after Sunday's disheartening 120-93 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. "We're not disciplined," Gasol said. "Yep. We're not. That's it. It's true...." February 01

  • Kobe Bryant said Pau Gasol felt disrespected by Lakers’ front office

    L.A. Daily News "Moments before tipoff, Pau Gasol turned his head and saw Kobe Bryant walking onto the court. The two then shared a hug before Bryant slapped Gasol on the back multiple times. It symbolized the strong partnership through 6 1/2 seasons with the Lakers that spanned three NBA Finals appearances and..." January 29

  • Bulls to stand pat at trade deadline, looking to re-sign Gasol

    The Score "The Chicago Bulls are no longer looking to trade their frontcourt players. Injuries to Joakim Noah (shoulder) and Nikola Mirotic (appendectomy) have grounded Chicago's fervent efforts to swing a big for a wing, ESPN's Marc Stein reports, citing sources. Pau Gasol, Taj Gibson, and Noah were..." January 29

  • Left out of All-Star game, Pau Gasol says voting is unfair

    Chicago Sun-Times "Despite missing out on being named an All-Star starter by just 360 fan votes, Pau Gasol wasn’t selected by the coaches as a reserve for the Eastern Conference team. Three players all under 6-10 – LeBron James, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony – were voted as the the East’s front court starters,..." January 29

  • Kobe Bryant says Lakers fans didn't appreciate Pau Gasol

    SB Nation "The Lakers welcome Pau Gasol and the Bulls to town on Thursday, which put Kobe Bryant in a nostalgic mood. Bryant made a strong statement when asked about Gasol's Lakers career in a Tuesday morning media session. "I think the city of L.A. didn't really appreciate what he did and what we had,"..." January 28

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    As for Pau Gasol ... latest signals out of Chicago are that the Bulls want to RE-SIGN the free agent-to-be. As opposed to trading him

  • Bulls quietly shopped Gasol prior to Noah injury

    The Score "Losing center Joakim Noah for four-to-six months due to a separated left shoulder has forced the Chicago Bulls to reconsider any potential plans they had for Pau Gasol. Management was reportedly "quietly checking into deals" for the 35-year-old Spaniard prior to losing Noah to what may be a..." January 18

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Pau Gasol is out vs. 76ers and Derrick Rose is questionable. Initial plan is to start Noah. Tribune Blog: https://t.co/WQlEGDd7GD

  • Bulls taking trade calls on Gasol, Noah, Gibson, seek wing player

    CBS Sports "Under new head coach Fred Hoiberg, the Chicago Bulls have only shown flashes of being one of the better teams in the East. With a record of 15-11, the Bulls are underperforming, possibly dealing with chemistry issues and are even questioning their identity. And now they may be trying to make some..." December 24

  • Gasol will 'very likely' opt out of Bulls contract this summer, test free agency

    CSN Chicago "Pau Gasol came to the Bulls on a discount of sorts two summers ago, with some teams wondering how much top-flight game he had left in his veteran body. But after a stellar first year in Chicago and his ramping it up recently after a busy summer, there appears to be very little doubt he can..." December 03

  • Likely starters Pau Gasol and Nikola Mirotic grew their chemistry this summer in Spain

    Chicago Tribune "There were at least one, sometimes two practices a day. More often than not, three meals were shared together. And the intense training and patriotic-filled competition stretched over two months. Yes, Pau Gasol and Nikola Mirotic grew closer this summer, the two-top scorers on the Spanish..." October 21

  • What can Bulls expect from Gasol-Noah tandem in 2015-16?

    ESPN Chicago "Despite what it might have looked like on the court, the numbers don't exactly back up the notion that Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah were a dysfunctional pairing on the floor last season. Out of all the two-man lineup combinations for the Bulls that played at least 100 minutes together last season,..." October 09

  • Marc Gasol says it's possible Grizzlies pursue Pau Gasol in the future

    CBS Sports "Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol gets asked about his All-Star brother Pau Gasol all the time. It gets a little tiresome, if we're being honest; Gasol's not thrilled that every conversation seems to steer towards the fact that the two great bigs are siblings. Still, he's close with his brother,..." October 04

  • Pau Gasol had nasal surgery this summer, says he’s breathing better

    Pro Basketball Talk "Derrick Rose isn’t the only Bull who had some unexpected surgery. Pau Gasol had nasal surgery this summer to aid his breathing, he told media after the Bulls training camp practice Monday. From our own Sean Highkin who was at the practice: If how Gasol played at EuroBasket – where he was the..." October 01

  • EuroBasket MVP Pau Gasol commits to Spain for 2016 Olympics

    The Score "Not satisfied with just a third EuroBasket gold medal, Pau Gasol is taking aim at his first Olympic gold. The Spanish center, thwarted by the U.S. in his gold-medal attempts in 2008 and 2012, confirmed Sunday his intention to suit up at Rio next summer. "I will play at the Olympic Games..." September 21

  • Pau Gasol Reportedly Risked Serious Injury Playing In A EuroBasket Game Saturday

    EuroHoops.net "Pau Gasol was in pain just before the start of the game against Poland and he had to run to the locker rooms in order to get medical treatment. However, this was the start of an amazing story. As Spanish coach Sergio Scariolo revealed in the press conference: “The doctors told me that Pau..." September 14

  • 2014-2015 All NBA Teams named

    NBA.com "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the 2014-15 All-NBA First Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the NBA in Player Impact Estimate (PIE), which measures a player's overall statistical contribution..." May 21

  • Pau Gasol to return from hamstring injury in Game 6

    SB Nation "All-Star center Pau Gasol will return to the Bulls' lineup Thursday for Game 6 against the Cavaliers after missing the previous two games with a hamstring injury, he told reporters. He did recommend a minutes limit, according to Bleacher Report's Ethan Skolnick. Gasol has not taken the court..." May 14

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Thibs said Gasol did everything in Bulls' light practice/film session. Feeling better. Game time decision tomorrow.

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    Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

    Gasol said he made good progress today. "I'll be out there" for Game 6.

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    Thibodeau says Pau Gasol (hamstring) is out for Game 5. Is he improving? "Yeah, a little bit."

  • Bulls' Gasol a game-time decision Tuesday vs. Cavs

    The Score "Pau Gasol's status for Tuesday's Game 5 against the Cleveland Cavaliers doesn't sound promising, but perhaps Chicago Bulls fans can take solace in the fact that the All-Star big man hasn't been ruled out yet. Gasol left Game 3 and missed Game 4 after originally straining his left hamstring in..." May 12

  • Bulls' reliance on Pau Gasol could have a price later

    CSN Chicago "Pau Gasol took deep breaths as he answered questions while sitting in the visitor’s locker room Wednesday, admittedly exhausted after an overtime-thriller in Philadelphia that went longer than it should’ve. Forty-three minutes, the wear and tear was evident on Gasol’s face after putting..." March 14

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Gasol will play vs. Clippers. Gibson will not.

  • Bulls' Pau Gasol: 'It's huge not to have to think about' trade rumors

    CBS Sports "Chicago Bulls big man Pau Gasol will be starting in the All-Star Game, and he's having his best season in years. One of the reasons for his rejuvenation, he said to Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding, is that he doesn't have to worry about whether or not he'll have to move midseason: "I'm..." January 28

  • Gasol, Butler proving more than Melo consolation prizes

    CSN Chicago "Even though Carmelo Anthony didn’t play on Thursday night as the Bulls hosted the Knicks — Anthony’s first foray back to Chicago since nearly joining the team during this summer’s free agency period — it was a sore reminder of what could’ve been. That being said, Thursday was also a resounding..." December 20

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    Fred B. Mitchell @kicker34

    Rose and Gasol both playing tonight

  • Bulls' Rose, Gasol game-time decision vs. Jazz

    ESPN Chicago "Derrick Rose is a game-time decision for Monday night's contest against the Utah Jazz as he continues to recover from a strained left hamstring he suffered Nov. 13. Rose has missed the Bulls' last four games. "If it feels good enough and it's not fatiguing when I'm out there during..." November 24

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    Sun-Times Basketball @suntimes_hoops

    No Rose, Gasol or Hinrich tonight.

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    Dan Woike @DanWoikeSports

    Pau Gasol is out with a calf injury

  • Kevin Durant says small market of Oklahoma City was Pau Gasol’s primary concern in free agent meeting with Thunder

    Pro Basketball Talk "It was a virtual certainty that Pau Gasol would leave the Lakers in free agency last summer, after the team hit a downward spiral in terms of its ability to contend for titles, and following two straight seasons where Gasol himself was marginalized by the organization’s head coaches. The only..." November 04

  • Gasol: Picking Bulls Over Spurs, Thunder Was Most Difficult Decision Of My Life

    Real GM Basketball "The New York Knicks pursued Pau Gasol in the offseason, but they didn't have the cap space or title contender status that he was looking for. Choosing between the Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder was "probably the most difficult decision that I made in my career and in..." October 30

  • Gasol says 'instinct told me' to sign with Bulls

    ESPN Los Angeles "Recent free agent Pau Gasol says signing with the Chicago Bulls over NBA champion San Antonio or Oklahoma City came down to a gut decision. Gasol said Tuesday that, after speaking with Bulls players Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah, "instinct told me to pick Chicago." The 7-foot Spanish forward..." July 15

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Free agent forward Pau Gasol is finalizing a three-year, $22M-plus contract with the Chicago Bulls, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    Bulls in the process of finalizing a free agent deal with Pau Gasol. Will not be a sign-and-trade with Lakers, sources told ESPN.

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    Mike Bresnahan @Mike_Bresnahan

    Lakers in 3-way talks that would send Pau to CHI + net them 1 or 2 picks. As of now, no players coming back to Lakers. 3rd team possibly HOU

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Spurs persistence on Pau Gasol keeping them a serious contender, inching closer to the Bulls, league sources tell Yahoo.

  • Bulls Hope To Acquire Gasol In Sign-And-Trade For Boozer

    Real GM Basketball "Sources indicate that the Chicago Bulls hope to pursue a sign-and-trade with the Los Angeles Lakers involving Pau Gasol and the expiring contract of Carlos Boozer. The window to use the amnesty provision on Boozer officially started on Wednesday night. By trading Boozer in a deal for Gasol,..." July 10

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    League source tells me the Thunder, once confident they had a legit chance at Pau, now consider it a long shot to land Gasol

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Spurs staying diligent on free agent Pau Gasol, but Bulls and Thunder -- with Lakers lurking -- lead the way, sources tell Yahoo.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Bulls and Thunder have emerged as two new top-flight teams in the hunt for Gasol, who has predictably been drawing considerable interest

  • Mavs plan to pursue Pau Gasol

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Mavericks plan to be among the teams pursuing Los Angeles Lakers center/power forward Pau Gasol once free agency begins July 1, according to sources close to the situation. The Mavs' level of interest in the 7-foot Gasol is largely dependent on his price tag, sources told..." June 23

  • Free Agent Pau Gasol will have many options

    SI "The cheers still rain down on Pau Gasol, though not as loud as they once did, from a crowd that isn't as connected to the Lakers as they used to be. A 25-50 record will do that to you. When the Lakers patchwork starting lineup was introduced before a 124-112 loss to Portland on Tuesday (Kent..." May 29

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    Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA

    In an interview with http://t.co/K3B8ybZMdR, Pau Gasol mentioned the Lakers, Grizzlies, Bulls, Spurs as options he'll consider this summer.

  • Pau Gasol: 'This could be my last day, maybe' with the Lakers

    Los Angeles Times "Pau Gasol spent his final day ever at the Lakers' training facility on Thursday, yet again. Trade rumors never managed to whisk him off to seemingly every NBA team the last few years. So now Gasol has all the leverage, becoming a free agent in July. "I'll be in charge of my future and my..." April 18

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    Mike Trudell @LakersReporter

    Gasol told us on @TWCSportsNet that he's excited to speak w/multiple teams when free agency hits. That includes LAL, but his mind is open.

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    Mike Trudell @LakersReporter

    As expected, no Gasol, Nash or Kaman tonight vs. Memphis. Henry, Bazemore & Bryant have already been ruled out for the season, of course.

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    Pau tells http://t.co/qaKiSKJzB6 it's "unlikely" he plays again this season, adding "but I want to." Still undergoing daily evaluation

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    Mike Trudell @LakersReporter

    Injury update: Gasol (vertigo) and Kaman (calf) are out Tues. Nash and Farmar are questionable, though Farmar told me last week he’ll play.