Pau Gasol is out with a calf injury
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
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
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
Free agent forward Pau Gasol is finalizing a three-year, $22M-plus contract with the Chicago Bulls, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
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.
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
Spurs persistence on Pau Gasol keeping them a serious contender, inching closer to the Bulls, league sources tell Yahoo.
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
League source tells me the Thunder, once confident they had a legit chance at Pau, now consider it a long shot to land Gasol
Spurs staying diligent on free agent Pau Gasol, but Bulls and Thunder -- with Lakers lurking -- lead the way, sources tell Yahoo.
Bulls and Thunder have emerged as two new top-flight teams in the hunt for Gasol, who has predictably been drawing considerable interest
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
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
In an interview with http://t.co/K3B8ybZMdR, Pau Gasol mentioned the Lakers, Grizzlies, Bulls, Spurs as options he'll consider this summer.
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
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.
As expected, no Gasol, Nash or Kaman tonight vs. Memphis. Henry, Bazemore & Bryant have already been ruled out for the season, of course.
Pau tells http://t.co/qaKiSKJzB6 it's "unlikely" he plays again this season, adding "but I want to." Still undergoing daily evaluation
Injury update: Gasol (vertigo) and Kaman (calf) are out Tues. Nash and Farmar are questionable, though Farmar told me last week he’ll play.
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
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.
From LAL PR: Pau Gasol has had a “severe recurrence of vertigo” and will not play tonight.
Gasol, Henry & Farmar: out for #SunsAtLakers. Nash: game-time decision. D'Antoni said he will start Marshall, Meeks, Bazemore, Hill & Kaman.
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
D'Antoni says Nash and Gasol are officially out for tonight's game. Kaman starts.
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
Gasol is being listed as doubtful for tomorrow’s game with the Knicks, but will be examined again tomorrow morning.
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
Pau Gasol took part in shoot-around. Will play tomorrow vs. OKC.
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
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
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
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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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
Pau Gasol (groin) is out tonight.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Still time for Gasol talks to resume before Feb. 20 deadline but there needs to be compromise on which 1st rounder Lakers get.
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
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
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
D'Antoni says Pau Gasol (groin injury) will play tonight against Charlotte.
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.