Found December 13, 2011 on SLAM Online:
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 options. ‘I’m proud to say that we have reached a tentative agreement with my team @memgrizz,’ Gasol wrote on Twitter. “Can’t wait to get on the court with all my teammates!’ The 7-footer missed the Grizzlies’ first four days of training camp but is expected in town today for a physical and news conference. He should be available to participate in practice by Wednesday. Memphis initially offered Gasol a five-year pact; Gasol preferred to sign for four seasons. ‘We’re happy with four years,’ Griz owner Michael Heisley said. ‘He got a better deal than he could anywhere else. I was never worried. It was just negot

Gasol, Grizzlies have agreement in place

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...

Report: Houston Rockets to Offer Marc Gasol Max Deal

The Houston Rockets are apparently dying to have a Gasol on their roster. After officially losing out on Pau late last night, they have reportedly swiftly moved their sights to younger brother Marc (one of my Top 10 Centers in the NBA Today). And they are more than willing to break the bank to make [...]

Report: Rockets send offer sheet to Marc Gasol, working on sign-and-trade

Yahoo Sports reports that the Houston Rockets have sent restricted Memphis free agent Marc Gasol a four-year, $55 million offer sheet. This isn’t surprising, as Gasol might be the single-best free agent on the market. There are three elements that are surprising here, and they are connected. 1. It’s surprising that the Grizzlies haven’t already…

Grizzlies re-sign center Marc Gasol to multi-year contract

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 [...]

Gasol back to Memphis with reported 4-year deal

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.

Center Marc Gasol, Grizzlies agree to four-year deal

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.

Top 2 Free Agents stay home

You can debate the strength of the 2011 free agent class, but there is no doubt that Nene and Marc Gasol were the top 2 free agent. Nene has resigned with the Denver Nuggets while Gasol resigned with the Memphis Grizzlies. The Nuggets re-signed Nene to a five-year deal, that might be up to $67 million. Lots of teams pursed Nene like the Nets, Rockets, and Pacers but...

Report: Griz re-sign M. Gasol for 4 years, $58M

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.

Grizzlies and Gasol agree to multi-year deal

The Memphis Grizzlies and center Marc Gasol agreed to a multi-year deal on Wednesday.

Grizzlies Expected To Match Marc Gasol's Offer Sheet With Rockets

Marc Gasol agreed to a four-year, $55 million offer sheet with the Rockets.

Report: Nene Reaches Deal With Nuggets, Implications for Dwight Howard, Rockets

First of all, the Houston Rockets are getting their asses kicked in NBA Free Agency 2011. With the news that Nene has reached an agreement to re-up with the Denver Nuggets, Houston has officially had Pau Gasol, Marc Gasol and now Nene snaked from them in various ways. And now they’re screwed. Nene has been [...]
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