Spain captures FIBA World Cup; Marc Gasol completes double

Basketball Sep 16, 2019

Spain captures FIBA World Cup; Marc Gasol completes double

Marc Gasol looked to the sky as confetti fell, some sticking to his massive shoulders, and then cradled and kissed the giant golden chalice that goes to the World Cup champions. He's getting good at hoisting trophies. Gasol got to bask in a championship celebration for ...

U.S. holds off Spain in exhibition tilt

Basketball Aug 17, 2019

U.S. holds off Spain in exhibition tilt

Donovan Mitchell scored 13 points to lead the United States to a 90-81 victory over Spain Friday in a FIBA World Cup warm-up for both teams. Khris Middleton added 12 points and Kemba Walker scored 11 with eight assists, six rebounds and two steals for ...

Toronto fetes Raptors with parade

Basketball / NBA Jun 18, 2019

Toronto fetes Raptors with parade

Two weeks from now, the Toronto Raptors' roster might look as different as Danny Green's combed-out mohawk with looming decisions from Kawhi Leonard, Marc Gasol and Green that brought an air of uncertainty to Monday's street party in Ontario. As the Raptors gathered with mobs ...

Leonard rains 3-pointers as Spurs pound Grizzlies

Basketball / NBA Dec 4, 2015

Leonard rains 3-pointers as Spurs pound Grizzlies

Kawhi Leonard gave the Memphis Grizzlies a good look at why he ranks among the top 3-point shooters in the NBA. Leonard scored 27 points, shooting 7-for-9 on 3s as the San Antonio Spurs eased to a 103-83 victory over Memphis on Thursday night. "I've been ...

Basketball / NBA Jul 17, 2015

Popovich to guide Team Africa

Gregg Popovich will coach Team Africa with captain Luol Deng, while brothers Pau and Marc Gasol will play for Team World in the NBA's first game in Africa. Popovich, the five-time champion from the San Antonio Spurs, will guide Team Africa in the Aug. 1 ...

Gasol confirms new five-year deal with Grizzlies

Basketball / NBA Jul 8, 2015

Gasol confirms new five-year deal with Grizzlies

NBA center Marc Gasol has confirmed that he will sign a new five-year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. The 30-year-old free agent tells Spanish media he will stay at Memphis, as The Associated Press reported on Monday. The deal is expected to be worth more than ...

Grizzlies center Gasol to consider free agency

Basketball / NBA May 19, 2015

Grizzlies center Gasol to consider free agency

The Memphis Grizzlies head into the offseason with a major goal: re-signing their free agent All-Star center. Marc Gasol is in no hurry, he's on his own timetable. He plans to take as much time as possible to consider all his options as one of this ...

Curry, Warriors even series

Basketball / NBA May 12, 2015

Curry, Warriors even series

Steve Kerr challenged his Golden State Warriors to ratchet up the intensity to playoff-level. With MVP Stephen Curry leading the way, they responded and looked like the team that cruised through the regular season. Curry scored 21 of his 33 points by halftime, and Golden ...