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NBA free agency 2016: Pau Gasol fits a need, but D'Antoni likely keeps him out of Houston

Our free agency previews continue with a player who was almost a Rocket once before. Might Houston get a second chance? Yes, that's right, the llama himself is set to be an unrestricted free agent. And with the Chicago Bulls publicly stating their desire to get younger and more athletic, the forward/center is not likely heading back to Chi-town. If you recall, back in 2011, Gasol...
Via The Dream Shake
7 hours ago

What can Raptors do when NBA free agency starts?

Creating salary cap space and taking a run at Pau Gasol makes sense, Doug Smith suggests, as we look at five questions heading into Friday.
Via Toronto Star
9 hours ago

Spurs reportedly will make Pau Gasol a 'priority' in free agency

The San Antonio Spurs reportedly are one of six teams that will get a face-to-face meeting with Kevin Durant once free agency tips off Friday. But that doesn't mean the Spurs are putting all their eggs into one basket.San Antonio appears to be very interested in free-agent center Pau Gasol, who could team with LaMarcus Aldridge to create a formidable front line.Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs reportedly interested in Pau Gasol

Usually relatively inactive on the free-agent market, the San Antonio Spurs are coming off an offseason that saw them add All-Star big man LaMarcus Aldridge to the mix. Attempting to potentially change their MO midstream after a disappointing playoff exit in the conference semifinals, it now appears that the Spurs are looking to be active once again this summer. We already know...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could the Charlotte Hornets Be a Possible Destination For Pau Gasol?

The Charlotte Hornets are in the market for a top-level big man this summer and Chicago Bulls’ free agent, Pau Gasol, has recently declined his player option for next season. Marc Stein of ESPN has reported that “Pau Gasol, as expected, officially notified the Bulls today that he’s declining his 2016-17 option and going to […] Could the Charlotte Hornets Be a Possible Destination...
Via Swarm & Sting
1 day ago

Knicks: Lance Stephenson, Pau Gasol Free Agency Options

The New York Knicks have around a number of roster spots to fill before next season. Pau Gasol and Lance Stephenson are two options Phil Jackson could consider. The free agent moratorium begins July 1, and the New York Knicks are in desperate need of talent every position on the roster. Conveniently, Pau Gasol declined his player option […] Knicks: Lance Stephenson, Pau Gasol...
Via Daily Knicks
1 day ago

Report: Pau Gasol opts out of contract with Bulls

It appears Pau Gasol indeed will take his chances on the open market. The Chicago Bulls center has notified his club he will decline his player option for the 2016-17 season and enter free agency,’s Marc Stein reported Monday. Many expected Gasol to opt out of the final year of his three-year deal, but if the Bulls don’t re-sign him, he’ll be the second big-name...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol now wants to play for Spain in Rio Olympics despite Zika concerns

MADRID -- Chicago Bulls star Pau Gasol says he wants to play in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics despite concerns over the Zika virus.The 35-year-old center announced in an article for Spanish newspaper Marca on Saturday that he's available for the Spanish national team in what will be his fourth Olympics.Gasol said last month he was considering not playing in Rio because there was too...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol may freeze sperm prior to Summer Olympics

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 home. Gasol indicated just recently that he has to consider freezing some of his sperm as a way...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol might skip Olympics over Zika virus concerns

Pau Gasol is considering skipping the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over fears about the Zika virus. The virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes and has been linked to birth defects and potential neurological issues in adults, has become a major issue in Brazil. Gasol thinks that the athletes set to compete in the Olympics have not been properly briefed on the impacts, dangers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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