Spurs part ways with veteran center Pau Gasol

Basketball / NBA Mar 2, 2019

Spurs part ways with veteran center Pau Gasol

The San Antonio Spurs announced a buyout agreement with Pau Gasol on Friday, allowing the veteran center to become playoff-eligible with another team. Gasol has been used sparingly by the Spurs of late, appearing in only two of their last seven games and his playing ...

Basketball / NBA Feb 18, 2017

Gasol selected for NBPA post

Pau Gasol is the newest member of the National Basketball Players Association's executive committee. The six-time All-Star from Spain was elected on Friday, and starts his three-year term immediately. The San Antonio Spurs big man replaces Steve Blake, who also had a three-year term and ...

Spurs lose Gasol to broken finger, still down Nuggets

Basketball / NBA Jan 20, 2017

Spurs lose Gasol to broken finger, still down Nuggets

The San Antonio Spurs got a glimpse of their future and it was both encouraging and daunting. Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points, rookie Dejounte Murray added a season-high 24 and the short-handed Spurs overcame a pregame injury to Pau Gasol in beating the Denver Nuggets ...

Olympics May 31, 2016

Zika-wary Gasol mulls Olympics participation

Pau Gasol is considering not playing at the Olympics because of the Zika virus. The Spanish basketball player said Monday there is too much uncertainty about the situation in Brazil and anyone going to Rio de Janeiro for the games should "think about" whether it's ...

Bulls run past Celtics to sixth straight victory

Basketball / NBA Jan 8, 2016

Bulls run past Celtics to sixth straight victory

Pau Gasol was so in tune he gave a performance even one of the greatest tenors could appreciate. Gasol had 17 points and 18 rebounds with Placido Domingo looking on, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Boston Celtics 101-92 on Thursday night for their sixth ...

Bulls shut down Thunder

Basketball / NBA Dec 26, 2015

Bulls shut down Thunder

The Chicago Bulls were angry and on edge after three straight losses. They channeled those emotions into one of their best wins of the season. Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, and Pau Gasol had 21 points and 13 rebounds in the Bulls' 105-96 victory over ...

Bulls beat Clippers, snap 3-game losing streak

Basketball / NBA Dec 11, 2015

Bulls beat Clippers, snap 3-game losing streak

This time, the Chicago Bulls dug in. They let a big lead slip away in the second half, but made just enough plays down the stretch to win a game they needed in a big way. Pau Gasol scored 24 points and the Bulls beat the ...

Gasol leads Spain to Euro final, Rio

Basketball Sep 18, 2015

Gasol leads Spain to Euro final, Rio

Pau Gasol overwhelmed title holder France by scoring 40 points in an 80-75 victory in overtime on Thursday as Spain advanced to the final of the European basketball championship and into next year's Olympics. Spain, champion in 2009 and 2011, will play the winner of ...

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 ...

Focused Bulls pound Spurs

Basketball / NBA Jan 23, 2015

Focused Bulls pound Spurs

Derrick Rose drove hard to the rim. The defense was at its stifling, suffocating best. More than anything, the swagger was back and so were the Bulls. Rose scored 22 points and struggling Chicago beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-81 on Thursday night. The Bulls came away ...

Gasol torches Bucks for 46

Basketball / NBA Jan 11, 2015

Gasol torches Bucks for 46

The Chicago Bulls went right inside to Pau Gasol on their first possession, and just kept feeding the big man. There was no reason to go anywhere else. Gasol had a career-high 46 points to go along with 18 rebounds, and the Bulls bounced back ...