In an NBA that seems obsessed with the long ball, the Spurs stick out as a throwback to a bygone era. Tim Duncan may have retired but his replacement Pau Gasol is both taller and longer. With LaMarcus Aldridge joining Gasol in the low post, the Spurs are the closest thing the NBA has to an old school, inside-out offensive attack. Show More Summary
SAN ANTONIO — There is no replacing Tim Duncan, the great power forward who retired in July after leading the San Antonio Spurs to five NBA championships and the best record in the NBA over the past two decades. Pau Gasol, who will fill Duncan’s spot in the Spurs' starting lineup when their regular season begins with an Oct. Show More Summary
The Spurs last season were led offensively by Kawhi Leonard (21.1 ppg), LaMarcus Aldridge (18.0 rpg) and Tony Parker (11.9 ppg). Defensively, Leonard is the best on the squad. With Tim Duncan retired but Pau Gasol now on board and Aldridge still ready to score and rebound, Leonard is still the best all-around weapon on [...]
See what NBA players like Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo, Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and Pau Gasol had to say about Kevin Garnett's retirement. The post Tweetcap: NBA Players React to Kevin Garnett’s Retirement appeared first on SLAMonline.
Now in the final stage of his career, Gasol wants to bring a title to San Antonio. The post SLAM Top 50: Pau Gasol, No. 41 appeared first on SLAMonline.
Two years ago, Pau Gasol says he said thanks, but no thanks to the Spurs. The big fella finally relented this summer and made the move to San Antonio; he The post Pau Gasol: ‘Now it Was the Right Time to Go to San Antonio’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Jeremy Lin, Chris Bosh and Pau Gasol are not your ordinary NBA players heading into the 2016-17 season. Aside from being smart on the court, the NBA stars have impressive off-the-court records that could prove they are among the biggest brainiacs in the league.
Pau Gasol scored 31 points in perhaps his final Olympic game and Spain added a bronze to its collection on Sunday with an 89-88 win over Australia, again denied its first medal inside the rings
Pau Gasol has had DeAndre Jordan’s number many times in the past. Not this time. The Clippers center played a masterful game for Team USA, scoring 9 points and grabbing 16 rebounds The post DeAndre Jordan Sets The Tone in Team USA’s 82-76 Olympic Semifinal Win Over Spain appeared first on SLAMonline.
On Thursday, Pau Gasol’s coach said the NBA star was questionable to play against the US in Friday’s semi-final game (...)
Good morning. We have that and more in Wednesday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. REVIVAL: Paul George is making the most of his Team USA experience. I'm really eager to see how the Pacers' season goes, having added in Jeff Teague and mixed up the roster a little bit. Show More Summary
Spain was a silver medal favorite coming into Rio. Now, Pau Gasol and the rest of the Spaniards will need to find a way to beat Argentina to avoid facing Team USA in the semifinals. Coming into the Olympics Spain, the winner of the last two silver medals, was considered one of the top challengers to Team USA. Show More Summary
A Brazilian fan welcomed Pau Gasol to the country with an interesting salute.
Pau Gasol, Ricky Rubio and Co. take on host Brazil on Day 4. Coming into the 2016 Olympics many experts had Spain pegged as the top challenger to Team USA. Spain's national team boasts a number of current and former NBA players suchShow More Summary
Trust the process. The post WATCH: Dario Saric Clinches Croatia Win With Block On Pau Gasol appeared first on SLAMonline.
The young Croatian forward is showing flashes of brilliance in the Olympics. Sixers fans should be going nuts. Pau Gasol waited for a screen, took two swift steps towards the rim, and received a bounce pass at the left block with the clock running out. Show More Summary
Good morning. We have that and more in Monday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. SAR-RY NOT SAR-RY: Oh man. Spain trailed Croatia by two points in the final seconds. Pau Gasol got the ball near the rim and... Dario Saric...Show More Summary
Men’s Group B began play and the U.S. Women dominated on the second day of Olympic basketball. A nation has never been so glad a man decided to freeze his sperm. For what seems like forever, Pau Gasol has been Spain’s hub offensively. Show More Summary
Croatia stunned Spain 72-70 in basketball, coming back from a 14-point third quarter deficit to win their Olympic opener. The win was sealed by soon-to-be 76er Dario Šari?, who swatted Pau Gasol at the buzzer, and set off celebrations as if they had won gold. Read more...
There are 47 NBA players who will participate in the 2016 Rio Olympics Basketball competition. Only one team will not have an NBA player in their roster, at least so far, since the finalization of rosters isn't due yet.