Basketball fans and the media alike often forget that Pau Gasol is a center masquerading as a power forward. Consequently, if Dwight Howard bolts from the Los Angeles Lakers, Gasol will reclaim the starting center position and flourish. Show More Summary
Pau Gasol was once considered an impact player and was valued as a high-class big man in the NBA. I'm here to tell you that after turning 33 in July, he will be as capable as ever of turning in valuable minutes. That's not to tell you Pau doesn't have flaws or critical facets of his game to fix up before a new season begins. Show More Summary
Unloading Pau Gasol to save money could be the dumb decision of the year should the Los Angeles Lakers go in that direction this summer. Conversely, keeping Gasol in purple and gold for the remaining year of his contract and shifting him over to play center should Dwight Howard leave may turn out to be a brilliant move. Show More Summary
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony are among potential high-end free agents in summer of 2014, as well as old-timers Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol. So if it's quiet this summer, just wait. There will be plenty of free-agent shopping by teams in the NBA this summer, with movement possibly including Chris Paul and Dwight Howard.
Pau Gasol wants Dwight Howard to hurry up. OK, those weren’t his exact words, but he understands the value of Superman making a quick decision. Speaking with Sam Amick of USA Today, the Los Angeles Lakers big man touched upon Howard’s impending free-agent nuptials: “Obviously from the team’s standpoint, the sooner Dwight makes his decision [...]
Pau Gasol hopes Dwight Howard will make his decision on where he’ll be playing next season much sooner than later. The 32-year-old has every right to be concerned, as Howard’s decision may affect Gasol’s place on the Lakers’ roster. After six seasons and two NBA Championships, Gasol’s future in Los Angeles is up in the [...]Show More Summary
With the 2013 offseason looming, it’s widely assumed that the Los Angeles Lakers will trade Pau Gasol to shed salary and avoid a steep luxury tax bill. Although it seems like a foregone conclusion, that’s not exactly the case. The Lakers have made it known that re-signing Dwight Howard is their top priority heading into the 2013-14 season. Show More Summary
Pau Gasol is the type of guy who'd give a positive review after a botched root canal. So when he responded to questions about the way Dwight Howard is handling his current free agency with some lukewarm answers, it said a lot about how frustrated the Spaniard must really be. Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant has a plan. With the Los Angeles Lakers approaching their most pivotal offseason in years, the Black Mamba has every intention of ensuring that his will be done. And that will i ncludes convincing Dwight Howard to remain in Hollywood and persuading the Buss family to hold on to Pau Gasol as well. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers are committed to several large player salaries, which gives them very little wiggle room for upgrading their roster. The one bargaining chip they can afford to dangle around the league is Pau Gasol. Although he...Show More Summary
Pau Gasol has made everything the Memphis Grizzlies are doing right now possible, like a catalyst, or, you know, someone who was gleaned for their organs. Reflecting on the trade that sent Pau to the Los Angeles Lakers and netted the...Show More Summary
I'm not sure which direction the Los Angeles Lakers will take when it comes to the future of forward Pau Gasol, but if he is made available this offseason there are at least a few teams that would be interested in acquiring the Spaniard. Show More Summary
If you count yourself both a Lakers and Pau Gasol fan, you might not want to continue reading. On the other hand, if you're a realist, you will readily admit that trading the soon-to-be 33-year-old center may be the smartest move his current team could make this summer. Show More Summary
With the 2013 NBA offseason here earlier than expected for the Los Angeles Lakers, there could be a host of sweeping changes occurring within the organization. Perhaps no other team in the league endures more scrutiny than the Lakers, in good times or bad. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers dealt with numerous issues during what quickly became a season of disappointment after sky-high preseason expectations. One of the biggest problems was a lack of production from All-Star forward Pau Gasol. He averaged just 14 points and nine rebounds while shooting 47 percent from the field. Show More Summary
The forward is expected to make a full recovery from the effort to curb pain and eliminate scar tissue. Lakers forward Pau Gasol will not resume basketball-related activities for 12 weeks after undergoing a knee procedure Thursday aimed at curbing pain in his knees that sidelined him for eight games this season.