Eurohoops News: Pau Gasol not ruling out playing one more season

By Alex Madrid at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net After winning his first Spanish ACB League championship title in 20 years, Pau Gasol didn’t give a certain answer on whether this was his final game with a club. Gasol had said many times that Game 2 of the Finals vs. Real Madrid could be his “last match in Palau.” Following the match, he didn’t want to shut that door completely. “Yes, well. I’ve always said it. It may be the last (game in Palau). Ok, we will see. It is time to rest and…

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Could Pau Gasol be close to hanging the sneakers up?

By Johnny Askounis of eurohoops.net /info@eurohoops.net Pau Gasol aims to help FC Barcelona capture its 19th domestic title and third of his own. His return in February receiving an enthusiastic response from the fans has been followed by strong outings all the way up to the best-of-three series determining the Spanish league champion. “This can be my last game,” he admitted in the buildup to Finals Game 2 planned to be held Tuesday evening at Barca’s home court, “I have been thinking for years that my last game could have been a long…

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Pay Gasol leads FC Barcelona to Spanish League Finals

From Johnny Askounis of eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net FC Barcelona overpowered Lenovo Tenerife, 89-72, to clinch a third consecutive ACB Finals berth on Friday. Pau Gasol scored a team-high 15 points powering his side to win the Spanish League Semifinals best-of-three series, 2-1. Brandon Davies and Cory Higgins registered 14 points each, and Nick Calathes had 13 points. Barca built a double-digit separation in the first half but knocked out Tenerife with strong defense in the third quarter. The 15-time ACB champions will move on to face arch-rival Real Madrid in the Finals best-of-three…

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Pau Gasol is newest addition to Trail Blazers coaching staff

Tuesday night Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stots let reporters know that the recently waived Pau Gasol would join the coaching staff after he returns from Spain. Gasol, 39, was waived November 20 to focus more on recovery from the foot surgery he had back in May. This confirmed rumblings that the two-time champion and six-time All-Star would be taking a coaching role with the team.

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Pau Gasol agrees to one-year deal with Portland Trail Blazers

Free agent Pau Gasol has agreed to a one-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Gasol began last season with the Spurs before being bought out. He signed with the Bucks but only appeared in three games before suffering a stress fracture in his left foot, ending his season. Gasol will bring experience and championship pedigree to an already solid big man lineup that includes Zach Collins, Hassan Whiteside, and (eventually) Jusef Nurkic.

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Pau Gasol to sign with Milwaukee Bucks

Pau Gasol will not have to wonder where he will continue his NBA career. As news just broke of he and the San Antonio Spurs agreeing on a buyout, it appears that his next stop will be in Milwaukee as a member of the Bucks. In accordance with NBA rules, players have to be waived by 5 p.m. EST Friday to be eligible for the playoffs. Gasol is earning $16 million this season and was guaranteed $6.7 of his $16 million salary next season. Though he is averaging a career-low…

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Spurs buyout Gasol

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the San Antonio Spurs and center Pau Gasol have agreed on a buyout. Gasol is eligible for the playoffs for his next team. Injuries have limited the former All-Star to just 27 games this year,and only 6 starts. Gasol is averaging just 4.2 points and 4.7 rebounds in only 12.2 minutes per game. If healthy, he can be beneficial to a playoff team with his scoring and passing ability.

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Pau Gasol nearing deal with Spurs

According the sources the 35 year old Spainard is has agreed to a two year deal with the San Antonio Spurs worth $30 million.   The team is also reportedly looking to move veteran forward Boris Diaw to clear cap space. With all the hoopla over the Warrior’s free agent acquisition, this move is kind of flying under the radar and that is just the way the Spurs want it. 

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