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Pau Gasol considering skipping Olympics because of Zika virus

Pau Gasol is reportedly considering not playing at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics because of the Zika virus, according to the Associated Press. Gasol, who dropped out of medical school to enter the 2001 NBA Draft and whose mother is a doctor back in Barcelona, said Monday that he, along with other athletes are considering not participating in the games amid concerns about the virusâ...
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Pau Gasol May Skip Rio Olympics Due to Zika Virus

Due to the Zika Virus outbreak in Brazil prior to this summer’s Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Chicago Bulls center (and pending free agent) Pau Gasol may decide to skip the hoop tournament in Rio because of the health risks. Pau Gasol will have a busy schedule this summer. Not only will the two-time […] Pau Gasol May Skip Rio Olympics Due to Zika Virus - Pippen Ain't Easy...
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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...
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Pau Gasol considering skipping Olympics amid Zika fears

The uncertainty in Brazil over the spread of the Zika virus has Pau Gasol considering not playing in the upcoming Olympics.The Bulls center, who is set
Via CSN Chicago
13 hours ago

Pau Gasol on why every athlete should consider skipping Rio Olympics

Pau Gasol was planning on representing Spain in the 2016 Rio Olympics this summer, but now the NBA star is among the many athletes considering skipping the event due to concerns about the Zika virus spreading through Brazil.Gasol told the Associated Press on Monday he's thinking about not making the trip and that, "It wouldn't surprise me to see some athletes deciding not to participate...
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Pau Gasol could skip Olympics over Zika virus concerns

NBA star Pau Gasol is considering skipping the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio due to growing concerns over the Zika virus. The Chicago Bulls big man, who would play for Spain, said that he and other players should strongly consider whether to attend the games. “It wouldn’t surprise me to see some athletes deciding not to participate in the games to avoid putting their health and...
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Pau Gasol and Chicago Bulls look headed for divorce

The Pau Gasol era in Chicago seems finished. Gasol and the Bulls seemed adamant the big man would stick around this summer when asked back near the NBA trade deadline. Since, though, the Bulls have tanked and now Gasol is quite open about his future. And it isn’t pretty for the Bulls. Gasol blasted how the Bulls have responded down the stretch in an interview with ESPN.comâ...
Via The Sports Daily
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol says he’ll opt out of contract, prefers to re-sign with Bulls

Pau Gasol told that he will opt out of his contract with the Chicago Bulls and become a free agent July 1, but he prefers to re-sign with the Bulls. As translated by Real GM: I do not like talking about the future. We’ll see what happens. The Bull’s door is open because I will exercise my option contract and be a free agent, and Chicago will always be my first...
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March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Bulls GM: Pau Gasol is a big piece of future, wasn’t shopped

If anonymous sources are to be believed, the Chicago Bulls were “aggressively shopping” Pau Gasol before the NBA trade deadline. If general manager Gar Forman is telling the truth, that was never the case. According to ESPN’s Nick Friedell, Forman said the franchise sees Gasol “as a big piece of what we’re doing today and in the future” and said Chicago didn’t shop...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol 'very likely' to opt out of contract with Bulls

Chicago Bulls center/power forward Pau Gasol is experiencing another strong season in the NBA, and the potential future Hall of Famer is keenly aware of it. He's so aware, in fact, that Gasol already appears set to test free agency next summer. Pau Gasol told Comcast SportsNet Chicago that “As long as I keep playing like this,” Gasol said. “I know I’ll have some options...
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December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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