Pau Gasol 16 | Forward-Center

Los Angeles Lakers

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Fri. Apr 18, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Lakers' GM Mitch Kupchak indicated Friday that the team would like to bring Gasol back next season. "Absolutely he's a priority," Kupchak said. "If you look at the free agents, there probably isn't anyone as good as Pau on the board." Impact: Gasol's 2013-14 ended early, as a bout with vertigo kept him sidelined for the last few weeks of the season. When in the lineup, though, Gasol provided his typical production, averaging 17.4 points, 9.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists while shooting 48.0 percent from the field. While it's unclear at this point what direction the Lakers intend to go as a franchise, it appears as though bringing back the free agent center is a distinct possibility. The 33-year-old figures to have no shortage of suitors, however.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Apr 14, 2014
News: Gasol will miss the remainder of the regular season because of vertigo, the team announced on Sunday. Impact: A free agent this offseason, Gasol may be done in purple and gold. He finished the year averaging 17.4 points and 9.7 rebounds.(STATS, 00:45am)
Apr 13, 2014
News: Gasol (vertigo) will not play in the Lakers' three remaining games this season, the team's official website reports. Impact: Gasol's case of vertigo will end his season after 60 games played. However, since he has played just one game since Mar. 23, the Lakers' rotation figures to remain the same, with Jordan Hill and Robert Sacre handling minutes at center. A free agent this offseason, the 33-year-old Gasol averaged 17.4 points, 9.7 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks this year.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Apr 10, 2014
News: Gasol (head) won't take the floor Friday versus the Warriors, the Lakers' official site reports. Impact: The absence isn't a surprise, considering Gasol has been deemed "unlikely" to play again this season. Fellow center, Chris Kaman, is also out due to a calf injury, which places the onus of that position on the shoulders of Jordan Hill, with Robert Sacre a very secondary option.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Apr 10, 2014
News: Gasol (vertigo) is listed as "doubtful" for Friday's outing against the Warriors, the Lakers' official site reports. Impact: Initially, Gasol was considered out Friday, but there is now a glimmer of hope, however small, that he'll suit up. Because Chris Kaman is also deemed out for the aforementioned contest, Jordan Hill is the main man down low for the Lakers, with Robert Sacre filling in as a reserve.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Apr 9, 2014
News: Gasol (vertigo) is "unlikely" to return this season, ESPN Los Angeles reports. Impact: This news shouldn't come as a surprise, as Gasol was expected to remain out for the final games of the season. He's averaging 17.4 points, 9.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists, and 1.5 blocks per game this season, and it appears his fantasy dominance may be coming to an end. Consider Jordan Hill and Ryan Kelly to be the primary beneficiaries of his minutes.(RotoWire, )
Pau Gasol
2013-14 Season
PPG
17.4
REB
9.7
ASST
3.4
FG%
48.0
Bio
Ht: 7' 0"  Wt: 275  Age: 33
Born: 7/6/1980, Barcelona, Spain
College: None
Drafted: 2001 - Rd 1
(3rd overall by the Hawks)
Injury Status
4/2/2014
Day to day. (Vertigo)