Height: 7-0 (213cm) Weight: 250 (113kg)
Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Los Angeles Lakers)
Free Agent: UFA-2014
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Golden State Warriors
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
New Orleans Pelicans
New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder
Portland Trail Blazers
San Antonio Spurs
Draft Rights Trade: ATL to MEM, Jul 19, 2001
Draft Rights Renounced: N/A
High School: N/A
Pau Gasol News
Pau Gasol would have to accept the Knicks' taxpayer's midlevel exception of approximately $3.2 million.
The Bulls, Cavaliers, Bobcats and Grizzlies are expected to be potential options for Pau Gasol, according to a poll of NBA executives.
Pau Gasol will almost certainly take a pay reduction from his $19.3 million this season and he is not expected to re-sign with the Lakers.
Kobe Bryant believes Pau Gasol remains in the Lakers' plans.
Pau Gasol was adamant Lakers players are going one-on-one too much and lack discipline.
The Bobcats are unlikely to trade a first round pick to the Lakers for Pau Gasol.
Pau Gasol reiterated on Thursday that he hopes to stay with the Lakers for the rest of the season.
The Lakers covet one of the Suns' valuable first round picks in the discussions.
Pau Gasol will miss at least six more games and won't return until after All-Star weekend.
The Suns could own as many as four first round picks.
Pau Gasol averaged 20.8 points and 11.9 rebounds per game in January.
Feb 02, 2014
| Marc Stein/ESPN
Pau Gasol has an expiring contract.
Pau Gasol will be out a minimum of a week and will be re-evaluated next weekend.
Pau Gasol underwent examinations on Monday.
Mitch Kupchak stated Pau Gasol will have the opportunity to finish the season with the Lakers.
The Lakers continue to seek more than just financial savings in exchange for Pau Gasol.
The Cavaliers want to execute a trade by Sunday so it can be completed ahead of Tuesday's deadline for Andrew Bynum's contract for the current season to become fully guaranteed.
The major issue is the Lakers' insistence on acquiring an additional asset from the Cavaliers beyond Andrew Bynum for Pau Gasol.
Pau Gasol admitted it's "not easy" being involved in trade speculation.
The Lakers could save more than $20 million in salary and luxury taxes by trading Pau Gasol for Andrew Bynum and then waiving him.
The Rockets nearly acquired Pau Gasol in a vetoed trade in 2011.
Mike D'Antoni believes Pau Gasol needs to play harder and be less concerned with his role in the Lakers' offense that has him further away from the basket.
Pau Gasol entered training camp at 275 pounds, while he was listed at 250 pounds last season.
Pau Gasol was adamant that he believes he simply does not fit in Mike D'Antoni's system.
Pau Gasol spent his first six and a half seasons with the Grizzlies.
Pau Gasol said he did not know how Bryant's new deal impacts his contract status.
Mike D'Antoni did not enjoy marginalizing Pau Gasol in an attempt to placate Dwight Howard last season with the Lakers.
Pau Gasol will make $19.3 million in the final season of his contract with the Lakers and he hopes to remain with the franchise.
The Lakers have not discussed a contract extension for Pau Gasol at this point.
Two reasons the Lakers are not in strong position to land a star is they might not have all that much cap space and Kobe Bryant has gained a reputation as a difficult teammate.