Pau Gasol Hopes To Return To NBA But Thinking About Retirement

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Pau Gasol Hopes To Return To NBA But Thinking About Retirement 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:58 am

Pau Gasol has been hoping to return to the NBA at some point, but he's now considering retirement.


“With this recovery process and the injury that I have been dealing with for more than a year, it’s undoubtedly inevitable to think about retirement,” Gasol said. “Also taking into account that I will be 40 years old in a few months. So it’s definitely in my mind.”


Gasol was released by the Portland Trail Blazers in November as he was unable to work his way back from a foot injury.


“It’s something that will come one time, sooner or later. We hope that time hasn’t come yet. But I also take the opportunity to focus on the Gasol Foundation and other off-court projects. And also think of what my next professional stage may be, my next challenges. All this while I’m still recovering, trying to give myself a chance to keep playing. Now, the priority is to overcome this pandemic among all. Everything else is completely secondary.”

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Post#2 » by Psubs » Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:50 am

He should ring chase with his brother Marc! :D
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Post#3 » by Rollie » Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:15 am

Just go back to Portland.
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Post#4 » by Lockdown504090 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:25 pm

That is a hooper! ride that mofo till the wheels come off pau!
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Post#5 » by macNcheese3 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:07 pm

He would be a good assistance coach in a development capacity.
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Post#6 » by Dloading24 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:26 pm

If he does retire, I look forward to the day they retire his jersey up in staples. Sad Kobe won't be there to give a speech ),:
"Is that a trick question? They gave up Kwamay Brown, WHO CARES?!....Number two and more importantly KWAMAY BROWN is gone. The city of Angles, Hollywood, should be celebrating. Throw a parade already whether you win a championship or not"
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Post#7 » by AirCanadaMouse » Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:50 pm

I swear i thought he announced his retirement on social media after the Blazers waived him. It actually upsets me to see him hang on for way too long, he is a future HOF whose career is going to end in a whimper because no one cares anymore. This is what happens when you should've retired 4 years ago...after the stint in Chicago, but for sure after his stay in San Antonio.
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