Pau Gasol RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pau Gasol elected to 3-year term on NBPA Executive Committee

    Chicago Tribune "Pau Gasol is the newest member of the National Basketball Players Association's executive committee. The six-time All-Star and former Bulls big man from Spain was elected on Friday, and starts his three-year term immediately. He replaces Steve Blake, who also had a three-year term and is not..." February 18

  • Popovich says Gasol could be back before All-Star break

    ESPN "Spurs center Pau Gasol, who underwent surgery on his left hand in January, could return to the lineup sooner than expected, according to head coach Gregg Popovich. Gasol injured the fourth metacarpal on his left hand when he collided with teammate Kyle Anderson during warm-ups before San..." February 03

  • Pau Gasol says he plans to opt into final season of Spurs contract

    Pro Basketball Talk "For years, Pau Gasol considered signing with the Spurs. Now that he’s in San Antonio – on a contract that contains a $16,197,500 player option for next season – he’s in no rush to leave. Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News: Asked if he intended to opt-in Year 2 of his contract,..." January 28

  • Spurs lose center Pau Gasol indefinitely with broken left hand

    ESPN "San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol is out indefinitely after fracturing the fourth metacarpal on his left hand prior to the club's matchup on Thursday against the Denver Nuggets at the AT&T Center. The Spurs announced the injury during the second quarter of their game against the..." January 20

  • Pau Gasol adjusting to lower-scoring role with Spurs

    San Antonio Express-News "Forty-six seconds into the Spurs’ 112-100 win in Washington on Saturday, Pau Gasol wheeled on the baseline and threw up a 19-foot, fadeaway prayer with the Wizards’ Marcin Gortat all over him. It went in. Of course it did. Two nights after going 0 of 5 in Boston for only the second..." November 27

  • 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