Pau Gasol RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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.com "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.

  • Report: Pau Gasol’s options in free agency would include Bulls, Cavaliers, Bobcats, Grizzlies

    Pro Basketball Talk "Pau Gasol has had a few rough seasons in Los Angeles, with the current one being by far the toughest of all. Not only has Gasol endured being a part of one of the worst Lakers teams in the history of the storied franchise, but injuries and clashes with his head coach have limited his..." April 06

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    Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers

    Nick Young "looked ok" at today's practice & is expected to play vs. LAC according to coach D'Antoni. Gasol & Nash are out for Sunday.

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    Mike Trudell @LakersReporter

    From LAL PR: Pau Gasol has had a “severe recurrence of vertigo” and will not play tonight.

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Gasol, Henry & Farmar: out for #SunsAtLakers. Nash: game-time decision. D'Antoni said he will start Marshall, Meeks, Bazemore, Hill & Kaman.

  • Pau Gasol to miss at least two more games due to Vertigo

    Pro Basketball Talk "Pau Gasol never came out of the locker room for the second half of the Lakers win Sunday over the Magic, then took three IV bags of fluid and spent the night in the hospital. The official diagnosis was vertigo, and it kept Gasol out of the Lakers beat down of the Knicks on Tuesday..." March 26

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    Chris Herring @HerringWSJ

    D'Antoni says Nash and Gasol are officially out for tonight's game. Kaman starts.

  • Pau Gasol diagnosed with vertigo, likely to miss Knicks game

    Pro Basketball Talk "Pau Gasol left the Lakers’ win over the Magic on Sunday due to dizziness and nausea, and after spending the night in a hospital, his illness has been identified. Associated Press: Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol has been diagnosed with vertigo. He spent the night in a hospital, but..." March 25

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    Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers

    Gasol is being listed as doubtful for tomorrow’s game with the Knicks, but will be examined again tomorrow morning.

  • Lakers beat Magic, 103-94, but it's a rough night for Pau Gasol

    Los Angeles Times "The surreal state of the Lakers — they lose even when they win. They beat the Orlando Magic, 103-94, Sunday at Staples Center and ended a four-game losing streak with a career-high 28 points from Jordan Hill. But Pau Gasol couldn't finish the game, staying in the locker room at halftime after..." March 24

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    Mike Bresnahan @Mike_Bresnahan

    Pau Gasol took part in shoot-around. Will play tomorrow vs. OKC.

  • Kobe Bryant Believes Pau Gasol Will Return To Lakers

    Lakers Nation "During Thursday night’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher stated on the TNT broadcast that he spoke with Kobe Bryant prior to the game and asked him who he could “envision” on next year’s team. Bucher reported that Bryant included Pau Gasol’s name, which the..." March 07

  • Pau Gasol announces he will prioritize winning over $$$ this offseason

    ESPN Los Angeles "With Pau Gasol on his way to missing the playoffs for just the fourth time in his 13-year NBA career, and the first time since being traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, the veteran big man announced that his free-agency decision will come down to wins, not money, this offseason. "Honestly, I'm..." February 28

  • Mike D'Antoni doesn't appreciate Pau Gasol's recent comments

    CBSSports.com "Breaking: The Lakers remain a big steaming dumpster fire this season. Pau Gasol recently said some public things about the team, Mike D'Antoni and their smallball lineups, which included criticism about Wesley Johnson recently defending David West. And D'Antoni didn't like it. "The thing I..." February 27

  • Pau Gasol encouraged Lamar Odom to join Spanish team Laboral Kutxa

    Fox Sports West "Former Lakers and Clippers forward Lamar Odom recently signed to play overseas for Spanish team Laboral Kutxa (also known as Saski Baskonia). On Friday, the team held a news conference welcoming the two-time NBA champion. "A new beginning," said Odom of his motivation to joining the Spanish..." February 25

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  • Lakers mulling what to do with Pau Gasol

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Lakers have been weighing the benefits of holding on to the perpetually dangling Pau Gasol for the rest of the season to maintain his Bird rights this summer, against trading him before Thursday's trade deadline, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. The Lakers..." February 19

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    Mike Trudell @LakersReporter

    Pau Gasol (groin) is out tonight.

  • Trade deadline: Pau Gasol, Eric Gordon, others to watch as the day approaches

    Sporting News "It has been a busy few months on the NBA’s rumor mill, and on Thursday, it will come to a climax. That’s when the clock strikes on the league’s trade deadline, and the final roster arrangements for the league’s playoff contenders—as well as arrangements for those teams that have given up on..." February 17

  • Pau Gasol acknowledges trade possibilities, but would prefer to remain with Lakers

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s been an unusually rough season for the Lakers, but even more so for four=time All-Star big man Pau Gasol. In addition to clashing with a second consecutive head coach over his role in the offense and dealing with multiple injury issues, the latest of which has him sidelined with a groin..." February 14

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    Mike Trudell @LakersReporter

    Don't expect Farmar, Meeks or Henry back before All-Star break next weekend (two more games after today). Gasol/Kobe also out, of course.

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    Lakers do not believe talks with Phoenix for Gasol are over, I'm told. Expect talks with Suns and other teams to cont until 2/20 deadline

  • Pau Gasol has platelet therapy to speed healing of groin injury

    Los Angeles Times "The Lakers have hit the road for a three-game trip, but Pau Gasol remains in Los Angeles trying to recover from a groin injury. Gasol was declared out at least a week on Saturday after aggravating the injury in a Friday night loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. On Monday night, Gasol posted a..." February 05

  • Pau Gasol expected to sit out at least two weeks with groin injury

    Inside Socal "Pau Gasol is expected to sit out for at least two weeks while he heals his strained right groin. The Lakers had initially penciled him out for this week’s trip with stops against Minnesota (tonight), Cleveland (Wednesday and Philadelphia (Friday). Gasol received a platelet-rich plasma therapy..." February 04

  • Suns careful over Pau Gasol

    ESPN.com "The Lakers and Phoenix Suns engaged in a fresh round of trade discussions Monday focused on four-time All-Star center Pau Gasol as both sides continued to assess their options in advance of the Feb. 20 trade deadline, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Sources told ESPN.com..." February 04

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    Mike Bresnahan @Mike_Bresnahan

    Still time for Gasol talks to resume before Feb. 20 deadline but there needs to be compromise on which 1st rounder Lakers get.

  • Suns trying to trade for Gasol

    ESPN.com "The Phoenix Suns have emerged as a potential trade suitor for Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com that the Suns, among the options being weighed as part of their well-chronicled desire to acquire an established player as they..." February 03

  • Pau Gasol Injury Update

    NBA.com "Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol, who had been dealing with a sore right groin, had an MRI today which revealed a strained right groin. Gasol will be out a minimum of a week and will be re-evaluated next weekend when the team returns from its three-game road trip. Additionally, Lakers backup..." February 02

  • Pau Gasol to undergo MRI on groin

    ESPN.com "Lakers center Pau Gasol said he will have an MRI exam on his injured right groin Saturday and wasn't sure about his availability to play on the team's three-game trip next week. "I don't know," Gasol said Friday night, when asked whether he thought this injury would keep him from playing. "I'm..." February 01

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    Mike Bresnahan @Mike_Bresnahan

    D'Antoni says Pau Gasol (groin injury) will play tonight against Charlotte.

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    KEVIN DING @KevinDing

    Pau said groin has been issue and hurt from game's start. Limited him from moving "real explosively." Didn't commit to playing or sitting.

  • Gasol says playoffs ‘are a utopia right now’

    Pro Basketball Talk "uto·pia (noun) yu̇-ˈtō-pē-ə : an imaginary and indefinitely remote place. Pau Gasol has been a bit more vocal as of late on the topic of the Lakers’ recent struggles, even going so far as to throw a tantrum in front of teammates and Kobe Bryant in the locker room following an especially..." January 28

  • Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers Coming to Terms with Loser Identity

    Bleacher Report "It sunk in for Pau Gasol on Friday night. Even if he steps it up, and he has indeed looked more like his old championship self lately, the Los Angeles Lakers don’t have enough to do anything. “When you lose against the worst teams in the league, you have to ask yourself why—and what does..." January 25