Gasol on Leonard: “honor people’s ethics and morals and desire to play”

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The Spurs’ Spaniard drops some wisdom about Kawhi’s injury situation. Pau Gasol injured his right shoulder 12 days ago while playing against his brother Marc and the Memphis Grizzlies. Although he sat out one game, he has been coming off the bench and playing with additional athletic gear to protect his shoulder. It’s still sore. …

Open Thread: Pau Gasol reaches a milestone placing him in a class of greats

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For the Spurs, Gasol’s assists and blocks are something to be counted on. Pau Gasol matches Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Tim Duncan with 14 seasons doling out 200+ assists and 60 or more blocks. Impressive, Pau. Joined some nice company there. pic.twitter.com/OObyePzHk9 — J.R. Wilco (@jollyrogerwilco) March 14, 2018 Abdul-Jabbar played 20 seasons and Duncan played …

Pau Gasol, Landing Softly in San Antonio.

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The San Antonio Spurs have provided a perfect landing spot for Pau Gasol, writes Ben Dowsett. For most teams, there’s a standard expectation when someone like Pau Gasol joins the roster. A respected veteran of his ilk is expected to contribute on the court, of course, but he also typically commands a behind-the-scenes burden that …

San Antonio Spurs’ Pau Gasol on life without Tim Duncan.

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San Antonio Spurs basketball is finally here! Well, sort of. This year the Spurs will be without Tim Duncan and Pau Gasol reflects on the future Hall of Famer as training camp begins. Media day took place on Monday prior to the start of training camp which began Tuesday. The unofficial start of the NBA season …

Can Pau Gasol keep the Spurs run of 17 consecutive 50 win seasons alive?

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Scaletta’s Summer Top 100 is a ranking of returning NBA players. For a full explanation of our methodology, read our intro. Pau Gasol will suit up for his fourth team when the season starts, taking the spot of one of the greatest players to ever step on a court, Tim Duncan. And in many ways, he’s a …

Pau Gasol Says He Turned Down A Spurs Offer Two Years Ago.

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Pau Gasol is officially a Spur, but he could have been one already. What changed? After Tim Duncan’s retirement, the San Antonio Spurs moved decisively to fill the gap left by one Hall-of-Fame center with another, less legendary Hall of Fame center in Pau Gasol. The 36-year-old big man figures to slot right into the …

Parker: ‘Spain was the Spurs, and I was on the other side.

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Tony Parker felt like he was looking in the mirror during his final international appearance. Spain thoroughly dismantled Parker’s French side to qualify for the semifinals on Wednesday, and after the game, the San Antonio Spurs mainstay paid the utmost respect to France’s bitter rivals. “I felt like Spain was the Spurs and I was on …

Who wins as the Spurs trade Boris Diaw to the Jazz?

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At 34 Boris Diaw brings veteran leadership and his versatility to a young Jazz team looking to make the playoffs. The Spurs get the rights to guard Olivier Hanlan who they will most likely waive. The real prize for the Spurs in all this is Pau Gasol who will be 36 on Wednesday. Pau Gasol …

Report: Raptors, Spurs, Blazers, Timberwolves courting Gasol.

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It appears as though Pau Gasol has a number of intriguing options as an unrestricted free agent. The Toronto Raptors, San Antonio Spurs, Portland Trail Blazers, and Minnesota Timberwolves have all shown interest in the veteran big man, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein, with sources telling Stein that Gasol may wait until Kevin Durant has …

Report: Manu Ginobili likely to return and Pau Gasol could join him with Spurs.

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  It looks like the San Antonio Spurs are going to be contenders again next season. While Tim Duncan’s decision about retirement is still up in the air, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Manu Ginobili is likely coming back and Pau Gasol could be joining him. “There’s a strong belief that Manu Ginobili is …