Pau Gasol likely to announce retirement Tuesday

Pau Gasol likely to announce retirement Tuesday

41-year-old Pau Gasol will a hold a press conference next Tuesday, where he is likely to announce his retirement.

Source: Marc Stein

ANALYSIS: Pau Gasol will undoubtedly be a Hall of Famer with an impressive resumé in both the NBA and internationally.

The six-time NBA All-Star won two rings with the Los Angeles Lakers and averaged 17 points, 9.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 1.6 blocks per game.

Gasol was a four-time All-NBA player and won Rookie of the year with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2002.

Gasol was a gold medalist in the 2006 FIBA world cup, three-time medalist in the Olympics, and seven-time medalist in Eurobasket.

Gasol was a 3-time champion with FC Barcelona in the LIGA ACB, most recently in 2021.

Gasol last played in the Olympics for Spain this summer, where he averaged 6.5 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1 assist, and .8 blocks in 13 minutes per game.

Injuries had plagued Gasol at the end of his career, and never played in the NBA after signing with the Trailblazers in 2019.

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