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Rumour: Gasol Considering Return to Europe 

Post#1 » by nabbs » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:42 pm

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Re: Rumour: Gasol Considering Return to Barcelona 

Post#2 » by Red_Claw » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:45 pm

He should go. The NBA is too young and fast for him.

Thanks for the ship and best of luck!
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Re: Rumour: Gasol Considering Return to Barcelona 

Post#3 » by Duffman100 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:45 pm

Eh, I really thought he'd sign the vet min with GS.
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Re: Rumour: Gasol Considering Return to Barcelona 

Post#4 » by Zeno » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:47 pm

I still think he ends up on the Clippers next year but this has got to make Embiid really really happy.
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Re: Rumour: Gasol Considering Return to Barcelona 

Post#5 » by UcanUwill » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:47 pm

I dont think he ever played for Barcelona, wasnt he? Till this day I am shocked Pau havent return to play out one season for Barcelona, right now I feel he is too washed up even for that team. what was he thinking corpising in the NBa past few years? Marc However could still be pretty great ACB/Euroleague player.
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Post#6 » by HeadtopChunes » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:48 pm

I think he’s got a year or two of nba rotation player left but if he’s won his ring and had a great nba career so I can’t blame him for going home for his twilight years
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Post#7 » by HeadtopChunes » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:50 pm

UcanUwill wrote:I dont think he ever played for Barcelona, wasnt he? Till this day I am shocked Pau havent return to play out one season for Barcelona, right now I feel he is too washed up even for that team. what was he thinking corpising in the NBa past few years? Marc However could still be pretty great ACB/Euroleague player.


I think Barca was the first pro team he ever played on back when he lived in Spain.

I think Pau said he wanted to go back but this was before Covid now idk
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Post#8 » by Basketball_Jones » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:52 pm

Cool. I’d love to live there and play ball. It’s a pretty sound decision
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Re: Rumour: Gasol Considering Return to Barcelona 

Post#9 » by UcanUwill » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:53 pm

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UcanUwill wrote:I dont think he ever played for Barcelona, wasnt he? Till this day I am shocked Pau havent return to play out one season for Barcelona, right now I feel he is too washed up even for that team. what was he thinking corpising in the NBa past few years? Marc However could still be pretty great ACB/Euroleague player.


I think Barca was the first pro team he ever played on back when he lived in Spain.

I think Pau said he wanted to go back but this was before Covid now idk


Oh right, he did play for them, it was before he was any good, so I forgot :lol: I think Pau shut down those rumors a few times.
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Re: Rumour: Gasol Considering Return to Barcelona 

Post#10 » by Raptors_128 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:53 pm

I think he can easily get the 1-year MLE from a team this off-season.
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Post#11 » by Psubs » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:54 pm

This is good PR wise rather than low-balling him and his signing elsewhere.

It would be fun for both brothers to play with a Euroleague team. Less games and maybe Pau only has to play 12-16 mpg.
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Post#12 » by MadDogSHWA » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:56 pm

Given how bad COVID is in America I'd return to a sanely-run country for sure.
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Post#13 » by Bankai » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:03 pm

Wherever he goes, I will appreciate his time here and his efforts to bring the Title to Toronto, Marc had a wonderful HoF type career and he can do whatever he wants at this point, he has earned the respect of the Basketball world.
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Post#14 » by RonaldArtest » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:04 pm

It didn’t end really pretty if this is it with the Raps but I’ll always have fond memories of Marc being a key contributor to the championship run, and a legend during the parade.
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Re: Rumour: Gasol Considering Return to Barcelona 

Post#15 » by UcanUwill » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:05 pm

Psubs wrote:This is good PR wise rather than low-balling him and his signing elsewhere.

It would be fun for both brothers to play with a Euroleague team. Less games and maybe Pau only has to play 12-16 mpg.


Nowadays, Euroleague teams end up playing around the same amount of games as any NBA team, and considering ACB level, not like you can really play second fiddles in domestic front.
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Post#16 » by douggood » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:05 pm

Duffman100 wrote:Eh, I really thought he'd sign the vet min with GS.

he already earned a chip here, going to gsw and winning there would be like buying a chip. not the same.
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Post#17 » by Psubs » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:07 pm

Raptors_128 wrote:I think he can easily get the 1-year MLE from a team this off-season.


I would be good with giving him around that on a 1 year deal. Since own his Bird rights can use the MLE on 1 or 2 other players.

I would give him a little more than the MLE so most good teams would not be able to beat that.

https://www.hoopsrumors.com/2020/02/mid-level-bi-annual-projections-for-202021.html

$10 million / 1 year; the psychology of it still being an 8 figure salary would be respect.
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Re: Rumour: Gasol Considering Return to Europe 

Post#18 » by nabbs » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:08 pm

I wonder if he just considers retirement in Spain? Who knows how long covid is going to last and when a vaccine is widely distributed. Next season could be a wash too. At that point Marc hits 36 probably. Things won’t be the same for a bit
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Post#19 » by Son Goku 25 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:08 pm

you have our blessings Marc, you'll always be a champion and loved by us. The guy is super under appreciated, you don't think we'd likely win the finals if we faced AD and Jokic? He just ran into a bat match up vs Bos.

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Post#20 » by Alfred » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:10 pm

HeadtopChunes wrote:I think he’s got a year or two of nba rotation player left but if he’s won his ring and had a great nba career so I can’t blame him for going home for his twilight years

Especially if he could win a Euroleague title, could be good for his legacy/HOF consideration.
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