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Marc Gasol announced on Twitter that he has reached a tentative agreement with the Grizzlies keeping him in Memphis.
Gasol tweeted on Monday night that he ''can't wait to get on the court with all my teammates!''
The Memphis Grizzlies confirmed the agreement later, keeping a player general manager Chris Wallace called one of the franchise's cornerstones.
''Marc has been a Memphis basketball player ever since his high school days at Lausanne, and we're excited for him to continue his blossoming career with the Grizzlies,'' Wallace said in a statement.
The Commercial Appeal reported Gasol and the Grizzlies agreed on a four-year deal worth nearly $58 million. The center was a restricted free agent, and Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley had said they would match any offer for Gasol to keep together a team that lost to Oklahoma City in seven games in the Western Conference semifinals last spring.
Gasol teamed with Zach Randolph last season to help Memphis lead the NBA in scoring in the the paint at 51.5 points per game.
The 26-year-old center averaged 15 points and 11.2 rebounds in the Grizzlies' playoff run, an improvement from his averages of 11.7 points and 7.0, respectively, during the regular season.
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Marc Gasol announced that he has reached an agreement to remain with the Memphis Grizzlies.
Gasol on Monday posted to Twitter “can’t wait to get on the court with all my teammates!”
Gasol, a restricted free agent, will reportedly receive a four-year deal for up to $58 million, according to the Commercial Appeal.
Memphis owner Michael Heisley has said all along that he intended...
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The Memphis Grizzlies have re-signed center Marc Gasol to a multi-year contract, Grizzlies General Manager and Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Wallace announced today. We’ll post contract details later today.
“We are very happy to re-sign Marc Gasol, who has been one of the pillars of the Grizzlies franchise since his arrival and a true [...]
Marc Gasol broke the news himself on Twitter last night, and the Commercial Appeal has the details of the deal: “Gasol, 26, accepted a four-year deal worth $57.7 million — the maximum the Grizzlies could offer. He’ll be paid a starting salary of $12.9 million with a 7.5 percent raise in each year of the deal. The contract is conventional, meaning there are no player or team...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Marc Gasol thought about possibly playing for another team. In the end, he decided to stick with the Memphis Grizzlies for a few more years.
The Grizzlies have their man. Center Marc Gasol agreed to terms tonight on a four-year, nearly $58 million contract with the team, effectively taking the restricted free agent off the market.
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The Memphis Grizzlies and center Marc Gasol agreed to a multi-year deal on Wednesday.
The Memphis Grizzlies have signed center Marc Gasol to a new contract, keeping intact the core of a team that made the Western Conference semifinals last spring.
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