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Timberwolves president of basketball operations, David Kahn, debunked ESPN.com’s report earlier this week that the team had offered Minnesota’s Derrick Williams and Nikola Pekovic to the Los Angeles Lakers for forward Pau Gasol at this morning’s shootaround:
According to Ray Richardson, Pioneer Press:
Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn refuted an ESPN.com report that the team had offered center Nikola Pekovic and forward Derrick Williams to the Los Angeles Lakers in trade discussions for all-star forward Pau Gasol. The report claimed the Lakers turned down the Wolves’ offer.
“There’s absolutely no truth that we’ve had any discussions with the Los Angeles Lakers,” Kahn said after the Wolves’ shootaround practice Friday, Dec. 7. “The last time we had any discussions with the Lakers was June of last summer. As you can expect, nobody from the outlet that reported the news called to get a confirmation or denial, but that’s par for the course these days. I can assu...
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MINNEAPOLIS Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn made a rare speaking appearance at shootaround Friday morning, his intent being to quash trade rumors involving a reported deal that would send Nikola Pekovic and Derrick Williams to the Los Angeles Lakers for Pau Gasol. Reports of the deal, Kahn said, are completely false.Since almost the moment that Mike D...
The Los Angeles Lakers are in turmoil. At least they seem that way. However, it's early in the season, the Lakers are just two games under .500, and there is hope on the horizon. They have trade options, and they have players who will eventually return from injury. Pau Gasol could net the Lakers what they need offensively if the team decides to move him. And Steve...
Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol is expected to miss his third straight game with tendinitis in his knees.
Coach Mike D'Antoni said at the Lakers' shootaround that he hadn't received an official update from team doctors, but he took that to mean that Gasol is ''not ready yet'' for Friday night's game at Oklahoma City. D'Antoni says it '...
The Lakers are considering bringing Pau Gasol off the bench when he returns from knee tendinitis, according to a source.
Pau Gasol's trade value is dropping.
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The Raptors would likely build a trade for Pau Gasol centered around Andrea Bargnani and Jose Calderon.
Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant, who is now at 10,517 career points after scoring 36 in the Thunder's 114-108 victory over the Lakers Friday night, remembers growing up and watching Kobe Bryant dominate.
“I didn't really get to see a lot of Jordan in his prime,” said Durant, who then playfully took a jab at Bryant. “But seeing Kobe, I know he's an old fart.”...
Source: Ignore any and all trade talk about Pau Gasol because the Lakers landed Steve Nash by promising him he would get to play with Gasol. Nash made it a prerequisite for passing on offers from Toronto and the Knicks that Pau would be around, the source said.
via Ric Bucher
The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers’ thinking.
The Toronto Raptors and Minnesota Timberwolves have both recently tried to engage the Lakers in trade discussions for Gasol, sources told ESPN.com, but the Lakers continue...
A condition of Steve Nash signing with the Lakers was that they wouldn't trade Pau Gasol.
Hopefully Metta World Peace didn’t take this one too hard.
The Lakers went on a team outing to a movie theater Thursday, watching Lincoln together before Friday night’s big showdown with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
This evening, the entire team, we're going to watch a movie at theater! I'll tell you about it later! #teambonding— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) December 06, 2012...