Pau Gasol RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pau Gasol on Warriors: “In all my years in the league, they’re playing at the highest level right now”

    San Jose Mercury News "In what could have been the last postgame press conference of his 14-year NBA career, Manu Ginobili described to reporters the magnitude of the Spurs’ task against the Warriors with a metaphor in his native tongue. “I said in Spanish, you go to war with a bat,” Ginobili said. “You can swing,..." May 24

  • Gasol on Fizdale’s rant: “I didn’t get to the free-throw line yet this series.”

    San Antonio Express-News "Pau Gasol responded with some data of his own after he was asked for his reaction on David Fizdale’s rant criticizing the referees following Game 2 of the Spurs’ first-round playoff series against Memphis. “I didn’t get to the free-throw line yet this series,” Gasol said Wednesday. After the..." April 20

  • How Pau Gasol Is Fitting In With The Spurs

    Hoops Rumors "The Spurs signed Pau Gasol to a two-year, $30MM deal over the summer and he began the year in the starting lineup, something he’s done at every stop during his career. Yet, since coming back from a hand injury in February, he’s come off the bench. That’s not something that bothers the big man;..." March 29

  • Pau says Kawhi Leonard is MVP: 'Not the guy that just puts up 30 points and that's it'

    San Antonio Express-News "Manu Ginobili began playing professional basketball professionally when he was 15 years old. That was 24 years ago. In that time, the Spurs guard played countless games internationally, plus 1,174 games in the NBA including playoffs. Never before has he witnessed a 6.5 seconds quite like..." March 08

  • Spurs at full strength as Pau Gasol, Manu Ginobili returning to lineup

    ESPN "The San Antonio Spurs face the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday with their full complement of players for the first time in more than a month with Pau Gasol poised to return to the lineup. "He's good to go," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. Gasol practiced with the team on Thursday at the..." February 24

  • 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

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